05:20, 68F, partly cloudy. faint smudge of light to the west from moon.. ground's wet. had a shower last night, early a.m. foggy.
06:30, 67F, partly cloudy, roosters and songbirds singing. dogs quiet.. going out on the water.
08:00, low tide coming in at CK. low 70's, slight breeze from east. wore my waders. glad to be out on the water and in the salt air. white pelicans crowding the exposed oyster bars. a large flock of ducks winging toward the north. water temperature, 24.6C, 77F.
low catches except for one pull with the 600 ft. seine where we caught redfish, mackerel, a snook, and sheepshead, plus stingrays and the usual baitfish. another pull with the 600 netted several big black drum. tripped on some oysters on the last pull and soaked my waders again - only my socks remained dry. wind picked up to 12 knts. from west after noon.
14:30, high tide. leaving early to shower and change for the poetry reading at 17:00.
15:00, windy at the farm. upper 70's. did chores, took shower and got dressed fancy.
17:00, windy at CK. mid 70's. well attended poetry reading. dinner afterwards at the island room. great crabcake and asperagus bisque!
21:10, 68F at the farm. fed and walked dogs. waxing moon almost full. quiet on ground but scattered clouds racing across from SW. stars and planets out. fog forming..