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Sunset After the Storm
Treasure Island, Florida
Our last day in Florida was almost a complete washout. It rained from about 11:00 am until 7:00 pm. A rainy day in Florida is better than a sunny day at home, so we spent it shopping and seeing some sites indoors.
When we arrived back at the motel, the rain stopped and we headed off for one last walk on the beach. With all of the rain, the block walk from the street to the water was flooded. I've never seen so much rainwater on a beach - it was half way up to our knees in some places. Once we got to the water we were treated to this sunset. Along with the interesting sunset, the tide was low and in some places we were able to walk out into the water for a couple of hundred feet without ever going deeper than our knees. If I didn't have my camera, I'm certain I could have waded out past the buoys and never had to swim.
We found lots of little seashells that were really interesting and Kim found a baby shark that was dead. Of course we picked it up and passed it around to other people at the beach. An interesting site, yet we felt a bit somber for the poor thing. One thought entered my mind - if this baby shark is here, mommy and daddy are probably around somewhere....