Part of our trip to Louisiana included a 2.5 hour drive to the boot tip of the state. Chet is working on a project (involving coastal erosion and drones and all sorts of fascinating things!) that required some footage to be gathered from the area. It seriously felt like we were on the edge of world. If you check out this marina on Google maps you can see our route through Pointe-aux-Chenes down to the water. Basically a road with a little strip of land, and water on both sides. On your own two feet (or buzzing down the road in a car) you would never guess how very little land there is in this area. The drone footage Chet shot seriously put this area into perspective. The fact that folks manage to live and work and play on these tiny, slowly eroding peninsulas boggles my mind.
The landscape is breathtaking. And I took about a million pictures.
Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area: Grand Bayou Wetland
Allow me to introduce you to the newest member of our family, Mr. Zoomy…
We took him on his maiden voyage last week and he did swimmingly!
Up, up, and away!
So excited to go on many more adventures with this little drone in tow. To watch the footage captured during this inaugural flight click HERE.
What are you up to this week, friends? I’m hoping to head to the beach tomorrow and relax with some new library books (and maybe a margarita). It feels like Summer should be winding down but here in Miami the temperature tends to disagree. I have a feeling there’s still plenty of beach possibilities ahead. Also, I’m thrilled with how all our wedding posts have turned out. If you’d like to have a browse through all of them you can do so HERE. Thanks to everyone for being so sweet about my rampant over-sharing. Ok, now onto some links…
How Angelina Jolie continues to masterfully control the public narrative around her.
Where was this adorable fairy door when I was a kid?
Silicon Valley’s quest to make periods cool.
Tribes redraw land boundaries with GPS and a fleet of drones.
California might finally be cracking down on…cow farts.
Are we all just manic information addicts?
How Little House on the Prairie built modern conservatism.
The unusual origins of pink lemonade.
Describing colors to the blind.
They say New York is over-photographed. He disagrees.
Scientific proof that Americans basically eat dessert for breakfast.
Is it still “diversity” or “inclusion” if no one is broke on TV?