Sea Gooseberry, Sam and a Beautiful Day!

Wednesday was supposed to be beautiful and in the high 60’s so I headed out for my first day at the beach (south shore) for 2021. Yes I live walking distance to a “beach” but just to clarify when I say beach I am talking Atlantic Ocean, white soft sand and off road :). The beach I can walk to is on the LI Sound and while I am not complaining there is limited sand…it mostly rocks. Yes I did digress, getting back to my story… While it consistently stayed at 55 the sun was shining and it was beautiful, I pretty much had all of democrat point to myself.

I did my usual walking looking for shells and beach glass, watching the fishing boats and the gulls fish, basically all about relaxing.

Let me introduce you to Sam, yes I know cars are supposed to have female names but my Jeep’s name is Sam. Always wanted a Jeep and 4+ years ago finally got my ragtop, 6 speed, Wrangler. He and I have a lot of fun going off road. Yes that is Tweety bird on the tire cover…she is my idol 🙂

Sea Gooseberries…nope, never heard of them before yesterday. While walking the shore I came upon a roundish, jelly like thing…had no idea what it was and had never seen one before that I recall. It was really cool, it had sorda stripes and what appeared to be some small blob inside, I assumed it was an egg sac of something out there in the ocean. Did a little googling when I got home and this is what I found. Sea Gooseberry

I didn’t have my long lens with me so no birds shots, but here is one more image that I just thought was fun…bubbles in nature!

If you are interested, please click on the link for Democrat Point

. Barlett Blog did a wonderful job showing you the island and some of it’s history. I remember the horn when we went there as teenagers and as he said I continue to see such changes (mostly addition) to the end of this stretch of beach. It grows and changes every year.

Published by Judy Lindo

Hello. Nice to meet you, well virtually anyway. I love being outdoors whenever possible, I enjoy making photographs, be it a flower, a landscape or some street photography...it is my escape and my right brain nurturing. The purpose of this blog is to share with you moments I have enjoyed, places I have visited and images that I hope will bring a smile to your day. Feel free to comment, sign up for email notification of my posts or email me. Thank you for visiting

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