May 29, 2015

Gulfshore Treasures

A License to Idle

It doesn’t matter if your license plate says Wisconsin, Kansas or Alaska, Stan’s Idle Hour on Goodland usually has a seat for you at the bar. You might like it enough to trade your out-of-state plates for locals. Photograph by Mila Bridger,

Shallow Roots

Although they are our first line of defense against hurricanes and storm surge, mangroves, like the one seen here at Turkey Key, hold their ground with their roots mostly above the ground and below the tide line. Photograph by Jim Freeman,