Summer’s Here!

Want to go on a boat ride?


The first weekend of May arrived on the gulf coast with sunny skies and turquoise waters.

People were celebrating the arrival of summer everywhere you looked

DSC_0103Hop aboard, let’s go!

DSC_0166The water was gorgeous

DSC_0137One of the first things we saw was this enthusiastic pooch playing fetch at the end of the island

DSC_0066He sat patiently and waited for his toy to be thrown

DSC_0067Please please please!


And he’s off







The water was literally striped with shades of turquoise and deep blue

DSC_0167Watch out for low flying pelicans

DSC_0082DSC_0083 Find yourself a sandbar and stake your claim



DSC_0094Let’s head out to the Gulf







DSC_0122Fishing is a thirsty business


DSC_0121Time to head home, it’s getting crazy out here!


Let’s relax on the porch and watch the boat parade


DSC_0186Yep, it’s official…


DSC_0191Summer’s here!!


I’ll be joining the fabulous parties and blogs on my sidebar

14 Responses to “Summer’s Here!”
  1. Lynn says:

    That looks like a great day Jenna! The water was beautiful, bet you all had a blast:@)

  2. Jodi says:

    Oh how lovely!!

  3. lulu says:

    I can’t wait until we get our boat in the water and begin our island explorations. Yesterday you would have thought it was summer here. Temperature was 72 or so and people were wearing shorts and tank tops. I guess a warm day is a welcome relief after such a harsh winter.

  4. Mary says:

    Great photos Jenna! I love your bird shots with the heron and pelican and of course the dog retrieving his water toy 🙂 Look at those palm trees and turquoise waters…*sigh* Our lake activity has really picked up with our warmer temperatures. I really don’t look forward to boats buzzing our dock with no regard for no wake zones and those noisy jet skis but it’s all part and parcel of living on the water. Happy Boating to you 🙂

  5. Colletta says:

    I’m so jealous! It is barely spring here in Pennsylvania!

  6. Anonymous says:

    Where on the gulf coast? Looked like Sarasota

  7. Cookie says:

    Where? Looks like Sarasota

  8. Ellen says:

    This looks like considerably more fun than painting and tiling, which is what I have on the agenda for the day!

    • Ha! don’t be too jealous, I have been cleaning, reorganizing cabinets and closets, washing bedding etc…hoping to spend some time on the porch this afternoon with my watercolors~ hope you get a lot done today Ellen! >

  9. Hi Jenna! The pictures are wonderful! I would be very envious if we weren’t spending this week on Casey Key and enjoying the beach.

  10. Oh my gosh, I want to live where you live- what a view! Up here in Western, NY it’s finally starting to warm up (thank goodness!). Your photo make me exceited for summer!

    I stopped by from Thursday Favorite Thing\s.

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