It has been weeks since I ventured to the beach - December 29, to be precise. It has been too cold, pouring rain, or gusting such high winds that I couldn't go out with my camera. On this part of the island (east end of Pensacola Beach), I was saddened to see the amount of beach erosion that's taken place.
At one point a lifeguard truck came past, displaying a vigorously flapping red flag. I doubt anyone would be foolish enough to try swimming or surfing on a day like this, but I noticed the driver barely had enough room to get between the surf and the sand fencing.