Author Archives: Simone Lipscomb

I am a photographer and writer and focus on the relationship between nature and humans. My life's work is dedicated to increasing awareness of the sacredness of all life and helping humans become caring, compassionate planetary stewards.


Today I visited the Theodore, Alabama, Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. For the first time since first coming back to Alabama Read More →

The Big Disconnect

Imagine seeing this on the beach, smelling almost overwhelming heated diesel smell, and watching people in protective gear cleaning the Read More →

Turtle Prayers

Today the Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center released a plan formed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, NOAA-Fisheries Read More →

BP Offers “Elaborate” Funeral to Boat Captain’s Widow

A BP representative offered the widow of Captain William Allen “Rookie” Kruse as an elaborate a funeral as she wanted Read More →

Sweeping Our Past Clean, Preparing for the Future

While visiting Gulf Islands National Seashore today I observed workers sweeping tiny tar balls into dust pans. As I stood Read More →

Funeral for a Friend

Today surface oil was washing up in the form of brown, oily froth or mousse. Tidal pools along the shore Read More →

Beauty and the Beast

It was a stormy day but the dramatic clouds and wind added to the rugged beauty of my visit to Read More →

BP Takes Over Alabama Point?

Talk about your strange encounters….today my brother and I walked out on Alabama Point. The huge parking lot was chained Read More →

Back to the Coast

After almost two weeks away from the Gulf Coast, I’m headed back this weekend. My brother and I talked today Read More →

Sea Turtle Dreams in an Oil Spill Nightmare

It’s 4am and I just awoke for the second time tonight dreaming of sea turtles. In both dreams I had Read More →