Tag Archives: beach

Palm trees, egrets, shrimp boats (and home again, home again, jiggety jig)

    Hello, dear reader.  I am back from a lovely week of vacationing at Fort Myers Beach, Florida, with my mom, brother and sister-in-law. Am feeling rather mellow and tired, but wanted to upload these photos this afternoon. It … Continue reading

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Little swim, anyone?

OK, who’s hot? Let’s all go to the beach! Or a nearby pool?

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Waiting for the beat of Pow Wow drums

–brought to you by “vacationing” Silent Blogger

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Once upon some fairy stones…

Once upon a time can happen every day.  It does happen every day. How often are we rushing too blindly through our moments and hours to pause and watch the magic reveal itself? How often do we spend our time … Continue reading

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Follow your heart’s quest…

Every once in a while an important quest calls us.  We can hear it whispering in our hearts.  Sometimes the quest is easy; other times hard.  Sometimes it takes everything we have to complete it. If we are lucky, our quest … Continue reading

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Ha! Fooled ya, didn’t I?

Ha!  You thought we were done with Florida, didn’t you? You thought we were going to be viewing SNOW photos tonight, didn’t you?  (Because snow photos are what greeted Ms. Rebel this morning when she snapped her lens outside the door.) However, … 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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Other people shut up when there is nothing to say

I am headed out for a brisk walk in ten minutes.  A brisk half hour walk, I promise you. Then shall return and finish answering comments on yesterday’s Twitter eulogy. I had no intention of writing a blog tonight.  Like … Continue reading

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Lazy hazy picnic at the beach

We just returned home from a quiet picnic on the beach.   We planned this after yesterday’s swim.  As many of you may know, I’ve vowed to go swimming every day in August that the temperature hits 80 degrees.  It was … Continue reading

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The problem with keeping vows

I’ll bet you thought I was going to talk about marriage vows or something like that.  Not at all.   The latest vow that is challenging me is this:  A week or two ago I realized that Lake Superior was warm.  … Continue reading

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