Monthly Archives: November 2010

Magnificent sculptures of sand

Please join us on Fort Myers Beach for the 2010 American Sand Sculpting Championship.    You probably won’t be counted as one of the 50,000 estimated attendees–as you’re only viewing the magnificent sand sculptures on your computer.  You won’t need your … Continue reading

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While we enjoy vacation in “Paradise”…a murder two blocks from my parent’s home in Lower Michigan

We have been dreadfully sad since yesterday.  My brother, Scot, called at 7:15 a.m.  My mom said, “Oh no,” as the telephone rang at that early hour.  She hurried to answer the phone here in Fort Myers Beach. Two blocks … Continue reading

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~~The amazing Pink Spoonbill~~

How many of you guessed after yesterday’s clue? Guessed what we saw on my mother’s birthday? You are so right! We spotted the elusive, the wonderful, the amazing Pink Spoonbill.  OK, if you insist, you can call it by its … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, dear Mom!

It’s such a delight to spend my mother’s 78th birthday with her. We walked again this morning through the Bird Sanctuary on Fort Myers Beach, Florida.  We saw something special–a birthday gift for my mother.  I shall show you tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Another bird in Paradise

Do some of you old-time readers remember that my dad always looks up at the planes jetting into south Florida and announces, “Another bird coming into Paradise”?  This post shows you some of the resident birds of Paradise–from one of … Continue reading

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“The eagle has landed”

The eagle lands and rests on the top of the trees.  He’s ready to take off into the sky again soon.  He surveys the lake.  He watches the almost-invisible underwater fish.  He swivels his head to glance at the photographer. The … Continue reading

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Are you authentic?

Are you authentic?  And what does that mean to you? I have been pondering “authenticity” recently. What does it mean to be authentic?  Who is authentic?  Am I authentic?  Are you authentic? Two weeks ago I would have said (with … Continue reading

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Magic 8-Ball, Magic 8-Ball–what do you think?

Excuse the buttery popcorn fingers on the keyboard.  Crunch, crunch. I meant to wait until Movie Hour to pop the Organic Popcorn.  Movie hour is imminent.  I have two DVDs ready to watch:  Last Song and Princess Ka’Iulani. But a blog … Continue reading

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Today it’s all Karma!

Dear Friends:  It’s time to meet another regular reader/commenter on this blog.  Today you’ll meet Karma.  Or Karen.  We’ve even talked on the phone a few minutes ago–trying to figure out the logistics of posting some of her beautiful photos.  Visit … Continue reading

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Heaven touches earth…

You think I’m going to be talking about life and death again, don’t you?  Cemeteries and ancestors and honoring life? Well…yes.  And no. I am actually going to discuss Touching Our Toes. How many of you can touch your toes? … Continue reading

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