Category Archives: Vacation

More eye candy in Miami

More pictures from my trip to Wynwood Walls district in Miami. A few funky sculptures in the district. Riding in the backseat, I snapped this with my phone as we were getting on the highway heading out of Miami and back … Continue reading

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Eye candy

These are all murals at Wynwood Walls in Miami.  They are only a fraction of the murals that are painted on the building in this old warehouse district. Back in 2009 someone had the idea to turn an old deserted … Continue reading

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Road trip to south Florida

A few sites from our trip to Hallandale Beach. The beach had tall buildings as far as you could see. This big statue was at the Gulfstream horse race track in Hallandale. I made Brett pull over so I could … Continue reading

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It wouldn’t be November without a trip to Disney

We always wait until school is back in and the weather has cooled off a little bit. Instead of going to a Disney theme park this year, we decided to spend  a few hours at Disney Springs (formerly known as … Continue reading

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A perfect view

The view of the pool area near our room. The view from our room. The view from my beach chair. The view from the front door. The view of the critters that come out at night. We would see them … Continue reading

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Looks like a postcard

A few more pictures from our vacation in Sanibel Island in southeast Florida.  All were taken from my beach chair, which was steps away from our condo. We went in late September and it was perfect.  Sunny skies and very … Continue reading

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Fall throwback

In 2010 Brett and I went to Atlanta in early November to celebrate his 50th birthday with his family. The weather was perfect and the leaves were at their fall peak colors. We spent a day hiking Amicalola Falls in … Continue reading

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My first trip to Ding Darling.

A cormorant and a green heron along the water. A juvenile night heron filling up on fiddler crabs. The fiddler crabs were out by the thousands since it was a low tide. Pretty purple. Mangroves at low tide. You can … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Beach at Sanibel Island

All of the above were taken at Lighthouse Beach at the end of Sanibel Island.  There’s a small beach that wraps around the lighthouse and it was full of large jellyfish that were stranded on shore. We had heard there … Continue reading

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The skies of Sanibel Island

On vacation in Sanibel Island.  On our first night I walked out of our room and walked the 20 feet to the beach.  The above was the view. One day before lunch, we were watching a storm roll in. This … Continue reading

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