Oh the bliss of my computer bloggy world. The euphoria of wi-fi! The civility of being able to get to my blog! Heaven help me if I had to go one more day without it! Ug. I could barely check e-mail and facebook on my phone, but I couldn't do a thing with my blog. Not a fancy pants enough of a phone, I suppose. We are now in St. Pete Beach (or would that be ON St. Pete Beach??) and Hallelujah they are much more civilized. Thank GOD.
So...I have SO many stories....because you know me, NOTHING uneventful can happen to ME! So I think I'll start with yesterday. Doug and I (and Jacob of course!) went to the Sebastian Island Inlet to Pier Fish...(oh, and today, it was on fire. It wasn't me, I SWEAR!!) Anywho.
So we're fishing off this pier...probably 20 feet above the ocean. I'm reeling in my bait to change it, and Jacob starts running off. I pause, quickly, to speak to him, and turn back to my pole. I caught something! A flippin' seagull. A SEAGULL!!! Dang freak of nature. Swallowed the shrimp ON the hook. Doug had to cut the line, but I'm sure the thing is dead. Everyone fishing near us GASPED. Literally GASPED. Hardened, salty fishermen looked at my pasty white, city girl skin, and gasped. I was like, yes, I'm a flippin' bird killer. Whatcha gonna do about it?!?!?
I took Jacob to the truck to feed him, and I didn't want to go back. I called Doug and told him he could stay out there as long as he liked, I was staying with Jacob. Jacob wanted to chase the birds, and there's a gabillion people with hooks flying all over the place....But I was "keeping him on too tight a leash." Whatever.
We did end up going back there and catching 12 fish! FINALLY!!! Victory!!! And I caught the biggest one. SO...VINDICATED!!!!!!! Muuuuu -uuuuuu-aaaahahahahahahaha.
More tails from the South (and boy O boy are they interesting....)coming soon....
I miss you all!!!!