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Orcas Pop Up in Longbranch, Key Peninsula

A pod of orcas popped out of Drayton’s Passage just as the wind began to pick up Saturday evening, forcing my lovely bride and I indoors. 125 more words


Blood moon, red sunrises, fiery blooms: Red is the Thing in Longbranch

It seems red has been the color of the week.

If you happened to be up at 3 this morning, you may have seen the blood moon. 238 more words


Burying a Longbranch Winter with Birds' Hopeful songs

The fog hangs lonely over Anderson Island, while a sliver of creamsicle-tinged sky peeks through Pitt Passage.

Spring has arrived, burying winter under the hopeful songs of the robins, chickadees and red-winged blackbirds. 86 more words


Spring and Daffodils in Longbranch

When daffodils begin to peer,
With heigh! the doxy, over the dale,
Why, then comes in the sweet o’ the year;
For the red blood reigns in the winter’s pale. 191 more words


A Blackbird's Balancing Act in Longbranch

Laying in bed, we listened to the rhythm of the rain on a blustery Saturday morning.

The blackbirds’ screechy song filled the damp heavy air. It looks like it should be colder than 55 degrees. 80 more words


Rain in the Forecast for Longbranch

Birds sang happy songs outside our window this morning, while a silvery fog hid Drayton’s Passage.

It has been days since we saw the last rain. 79 more words


Another Cougar Sighting Reported on the Key Peninsula

Another possible cougar sighting was reported late Friday morning by a passing driver who said a big cat crossed the highway by the Key Peninsula Middle School. 394 more words