My daughter is home for Thanksgiving. She called me around 4:30 Friday morning to let me know she was on the road, and continued with periodic updates along her route. We had our first family dinner at home since March - the last time she was here, visiting during her Spring Break from school. It's … Continue reading Thanksgiving
The beaches along the Florida Gulf Coast are stunning. That's not just a residency bias, they are truly beautiful. Soft, and white, and stretching for 100s of miles. More so in winter, than any other time of the year, the white sand beaches are often mistaken for snow. Even the dunes look like drifts. If … Continue reading Extra fine sugar
https://twitter.com/Tara_R/status/249507759115075585 Early Saturday morning I headed to the beach, hoping to have a little peace and quite. This time of year, right after the last surge of tourists Labor Day Weekend, the beaches clear out and you have the place pretty much to yourself. This morning even the birds were off somewhere else. The Gulf … Continue reading Broken promises
These fickle, fuddled words confuse me Like 'Will it rain today?' ~ Dave Matthews, "The Space Between" As much as I love trekking to the beach on bright sunny days, I love even more heading to the Gulf when the weather is not so pretty. Watching and photographing storms rolling into shore is exhilarating. Last … Continue reading Will it rain today?
Got up early Saturday morning to head out for my photo hike. I had an ulterior motive to propel me out of the door before 7 a.m. Florida's early voting began this morning too. Polls opened at a new precinct in the city where I live, and I went to perform my civic duty and … Continue reading O’Dark:Thirty
With gas prices still so expensive, I'm trying to stay closer to home for my photo hunts. Saturday I spent time at some of my favorite local spots, just making a huge loop around town. I took these photos at Henderson Beach State Park, Clement Taylor Park, Maxwell Gunter Recreation Area, and Turkey Creek Nature … Continue reading My own backyard