We were out helping a team of archeologists examine one of the many sites on the Spindletop Dome a couple weeks ago. The historical digging comes because of construction of a plant site on the dome -- clearing up and preserving the past before marching into the future. In the picture, Dr. Richard Bothel of Lamar University searches for artifacts in a screen.
A pelican was following low over the water as we crossed from Galveston to the Bolivar Peninsula by ferry. I suppose he was willing to either take a tossed treat or to see what fish the ferry might stir up -- whichever came first.