My husband toured the coast guard station and several hurricane holes. He returned with fuel, which the coast guard deemed necessary. With their generous donation of fuel we could at least safely get to another area of the island and ready ourselves should Tropical Storm Emily decide to come closer.

Meanwhile, I had a great visit with all the turtle babies—making separate quarters for those who were not fairing well. I cut empty gallon jugs to make separate chambers to help them conserve their energy since they only have so much and then no more. Th ey needed sea grass to munch on and the sick and damaged ones needed to stay in their new separate homes until they were strong—then they needed to be returned to the sea, not to the beach.

Read more about Georgene’s adventures at sea!

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