Nothing but blue skies

Perusing my photo library for something to include in my Giving Thanks posts, I looked back to this time last year. It’s been raining here since Friday. Forecasts call for sunny skies the remainder of the week, much like it was last Thanksgiving. This is more like how the weather is supposed to be in…

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Turn-around pier

This pier is at one of the turn-arounds during my morning walks. Sometimes, it’s foggy, and it looks like the boardwalk juts out into nothingness. Other mornings, like this one, the sun is shining just right, and there is no better way to start my day. I’m grateful for: 1. Beautiful Florida weather 2. Living in a quiet,…

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Safe tomato sex

I learned something useful today. Aside from living in a state that refuses to acknowledge winter, Florida is blessed with year-round, fresh produce. There is a well-stocked Farmer’s Market somewhere close on any given weekend, every weekend. One such market is held in my hometown on the first Saturday of each month. It’s small in comparison…

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Because I’m beautiful

October, the harbinger of fall, is more than half over. Fall foliage has reached and maybe passed its peak colors. Bold reds and oranges, bright yellow and purples – the different hues rival any rainbow. Yet… here in Florida, where temps are still summer-ish, and the majority of our trees stay green year-round, we have…

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Yin and yang

I really should do more archive recon before I head out on my photo hikes. An after-the-fact check showed me that Ponce de Leon State Park is my hot weather Go-To. The twin springs, one clear and the other tannic, are natural air conditioning that bring a cooling breeze to the trails meandering along the…

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