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Friday, May 20, 2011

Nice Weather. Finally.

Well, I didn't think it would ever happen but it did. The weather finally broke today after over two weeks of cold, rain, fog, drizzle and ever-living gales. I was starting to lose all hope. I wonder if the pattern of the past two weeks will change. I was just starting to get used to the dreary days. I went down to the waterfront this evening to have a look. It was beautiful. Flat calm and warm. Things are starting to get busy. Boats are on their moorings and folks are milling around. It felt like summer. Here are some scenes from tonite-
While walking along the beach at Hulbert Ave this evening, I saw hundreds and hundreds of these sewer disks washed up from a sewer plant in New Hampshire. The disks in the above picture were collected on only twenty feet of beach. What a mess. I wonder if the owners of the plant are going to come here and clean up their mess. I highly doubt it.
Here's a close-up of a sewer disk on a scallop shell for size comparison.

On a side note, I'm starting to get bucks in velvet on my trail cams. I recently set up a cam deep in the eastern part of the island. Several big bucks in velvet passed through the location including this one-

And here is a video clip from my new trail cam, the Little Acorn low glow MMS. It has a feature where it will text or e-mail you the pictures it take in real time. The video below was taken a couple days ago. It shows two does and a buck in velvet at my bait pile eating apples.