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Honeymoon Island beach before the tourists get here.

After walking the nature trail at Honeymoon Island State Park, I headed over to the beach to see if there were any shorebirds hanging around. The usual birds were there: marbled godwits, royal terns and dowitchers. The waves were splashing … 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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The “Dead Tree” trail at Honeymoon Island

Over the years Honeymoon Island state park has had many controlled burns on the trail. It keeps the area from over growing and keeps uncontrolled fires from getting out of hand such as a lightning strike. Most of the trees … Continue reading

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Another episode of “Being a Tourist on the Beach”

s I rarely go to Clearwater Beach anymore.  It’s very crowded and cost a fortune to park, if you can get a parking spot. Although, it is fun to go over every once in while to see what’s going on. … 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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Broken shells and shorebirds

Sanibel Island has a reputation for having a lot of shells on the beach. People come to visit to go shell hunting. We must have been there during a down time because all of the beach looked like the above. … 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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Road trip to south Florida

We headed down to the Miami area for a long weekend in early March to visit relatives. On a cool cloudy day, we headed to a small craft show and farmer’s market in Coral Gables. Lots of old building on … Continue reading

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Sunset at Fort Desoto

I finally finished going through all of my sunset pictures from Christmas day at Fort Desoto. I took my sister there to see the sunset after our afternoon of eating and watching movies. It was a beautiful night at the … Continue reading

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