Thursday, November 13, 2008

Full Moon Potluck

Eleven years ago, a small group of residents of Periwinkle Park met for a potluck dinner on the Sanibel causeway and to observe sunset and moonrise just minutes apart. This only happens on the evening of the full moon. The potluck dinner has continued since then. Tonight, we met for the first time this season.

Causeway island where we held our potluck.

View of the high bridge from the causeway.

Sunset from the causeway.

Moonrise from the causeway.

Full moonrise.

It was fairly breezy on the beach tonight but not chilly. The food was great as was the company. And of course the stars of the evening were the sunset and moonrise.


Rambling Woods said... it is cold and wet..sigh..what a wonderful tradition

Kathleen said...

You have made me homesick this morning I was raised in Tampa and spent alot of time where your photo's were taken.Wonderful shots!

Tootie said...

The sunset surely was beautiful last evening. I saw the reddish glow as we went out for dinner last night, but missed the actual sunset. Thanks for sharing it, and the moonrise!

Tink *~*~* said...

What a lovely tradition to share with your neighbors. :)

Tink *~*~*

Gayle said...

Wow! That is way too cool. I would love to do something like that. When I was in FL we noticed how quickly your sun sets...our sun goes down very slowly across the whole horizon. Sometimes our moon is really big, too, and always out most of the day in the winter. I took some photos of it tonight, but it's -1 so I didn't hang out too long to really get good ones!

Mare said...

How fun!