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A weekend in Decatur…

We drove up to Decatur, Georgia, on Friday and settled into a Holiday Inn Express only to have our fears confirmed–they’d switched from waffles to pancakes. All along the drive we saw billboards advertising hotel breakfasts and they were all … Continue reading

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Scenic drives close to home…

Osprey This past weekend, we decided to drive out into the wilds. No more walking outside until September! So, on Saturday, we went to Titusville and drove the road out toward Playalinda Beach. I grew up in Titusville and have … Continue reading

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Florida: why does anyone live here?

I was born in Florida and have lived here forever, unless you count that year we lived in Denver, but I don’t count it because if you count that, then you’d count the summer we lived in Baltimore. We still … Continue reading

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Lichen, lichen, fungi, squirrel!

There was a time, many years ago, when I wanted to study fungi and lichen. Mostly mushrooms. Mushrooms, if you ask me, are just so cute! But I got sidetracked. Now I’m studying birds…as much as taking pictures of them … Continue reading

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I went outside today so you don’t have to…

Snowy egret. Viera Wetlands, Viera FL August 17, 2018 This morning, we went out to the Viera Wetlands and, like idiots, tried to walk it. It was so ridiculously hot we practically melted. The only reason I don’t have a … Continue reading

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Out and about and the meaning of life…

Happy, relaxed squirrel. Erna Nixon Park August 8, 2018 We visited Erna Nixon Park last weekend. We haven’t been there in quite a while. It’s a boardwalk path through some natural Florida landscape. That means scrub, marsh, pines, oaks, vines, … Continue reading

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Textures of the North Charleston Marriott

Hotels have the most interesting textures and art. Some of it’s bizarre, certainly. The crazy vases or chairs with eight-foot high backs. But a lot of it is a delight. And I like to take pictures of the stuff. So, … Continue reading

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The North Charleston Marriott is haunted and weird…

Candy dish in the convention center I took a little trip last weekend to Charleston to see the eclipse. It was a rather interesting trip. Hubs and I stayed at the North Charleston Marriott where we attended the American Atheists … Continue reading

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Textures on a road trip…

As promised, textures. pine bark mohawk tree bamboo through the table at the Biltmore Estate cloth covered chair in hotel room barbed wire atop fence brick wall cloth covered chair in hotel room moss covered stone table lights in ceiling … Continue reading

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All the metaphors of Asheville remain blurred…

We took a respite from the muggy Florida heat last week and spent some time in and around Asheville, NC. It was rather cold for a native Floridian up there, even in June. And it was wonderful! We ate at … Continue reading

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