Saturday, June 20, 2009


The Northwest Florida Gulf Coast has a unique brand of wilderness, consisting of scrubby sand dunes, stands of pine and oak, and blinding white sand beaches, populated mostly by shore birds and snakes. At the newly reopened Ft. Pickens Area of the Gulf Islands National Seashore - just across Santa Rosa Sound from Gulf Breeze - there are still stark reminders of hurricanes Ivan (Sept. 2004) and Dennis (July 2005). The recovery is ongoing...


  1. You really capture the sense of loneliness and abandonment.

  2. The tree looks like it is reaching out with its branches (arms) for something. Great photo