The Wet Season

Would any brave literary sea captain possessed by the ocean change course because of a foretold storm? Perhaps they consider, but they seldom do. The legendary ones never flee, whether nobly or tragically. That wouldn’t be brave — or poetic.

The Smaller Birds of the Sand

“In the tropics, it’s the big white birds that seem to get all the attention … there are some small birds that can keep you entertained for hours. They are the unsung heroes of the beach. These include the sandpipers, sanderlings and even the black birds.”