Sad to say, it's that time of the year again: Hurry Cane Season starts today -- and runs, at no hurry at all, through the end of November.
This year, the predictions are for a very busy season. The Atlantic and Gulf waters are warm and El Nino, who helps keep storms away, has dissipated. Also the effects of bad weather in the Gulf with the oil spill are unknown. Already the first storm of the season -- Agatha -- no relation to the wirey lass who lives in Boston with her brother -- has left a deadly first impression in Guatemala and other countries in Central America. So I thought it important to let everyone know that I AM BACK AT MY POST AND ON THE ALERT!!!
Mom and Dogdad have three trips planned for this summer and are taking our flat selves -- so we've been hoping things will remain quiet -- otherwise plans may have to be scrapped.
In the meantime, it's warm and sunny -- and the beautiful Royal Poincianas, otherwise known as flamboyants, are in bloom
They appear at the end of May, and linger for a month or so.