From my driveway in late January. Saw this when I got home and thought it would be cool to try and get the moon coming up over Tampa the next night.
Tampa across the bridge. No moon coming up so I headed into Tampa.
I was hoping to get a shot of the big super blue blood moon rising above the Tampa skyline in late January so I brought my camera and headed over to a tall parking garage just off the bridge after work. On the moon side there was a cloud bank so i wasn’t going to get a shot of the moon just over the city.
I turned around and walked over to the other side of the parking garage and saw the above. A plane coming in for a landing near the Tampa airport just as the sun was going down. I stood for a while watching the planes come in. It was a beautiful cool night.
Sun’s all gone. Sometimes when life gives you lemons, turn around.
Christmas afternoon, after eating and napping, Brett and I headed down to Fort Desoto Park for a walk on the beach.
We stayed for the sunset along with the crowds of people there. It was a perfect ending to Christmas.
The Saturday after Thanksgiving I took my sisters over to the beach for a walk before lunch. We walked around the marina and stopped in some of the gift shops there.
Later on that day we walked on the causeway from Clearwater to Tampa and watched the sun go down before heading home for dinner.
The Selby Gardens in Sarasota sits right on the bay. It was a warm beautiful morning in late November when I was there for the first time with my sister.
It’s a small botanical gardens and a bit far from my home in Tampa. Not sure if I will get down here again soon. My favorite part was the conservatory that had a lot of orchids. We happened to be there during an orchid exhibit which was pretty cool.
Patiently waiting for the show to start.
Santa opens the show. (Shhh, that’s my cousin).
Scenes from this year’s Tampa Bay Water Ski Team’s Thanksgiving weekend show.
It’s a fun festive way to start the holiday season. It’s hard to get in the mood when it’s 80 degrees out side but this is a fun way to do it, It was actually a bit cool this afternoon. Just over 70 degrees as the sun was starting to go down. I know these guys were cold after getting wet but they were troopers.
Shots from the east beach turnaround looking at the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The sun was just starting to set.
A perfect night.
After the sun goes down at Fort Desoto Park.