Archive for September, 2007

A Study in Contrasts

It’s amazing how much protection the dunes and forest give us. These photos were taken about five minutes apart on opposite sides of Ft. Clinch State Park. On the eastern side of the park, you’ve got the angry nor’easter churning up the ocean to the point of completely covering up this jetty (normally exposed by […]

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Fiesta de Santa Maria

A fun time was had by all at the Latin Festival today. Lots of food booths, some good music, kids activities, (apparently) Latin pirates and Fairbanks House guests. It was an absolutely gorgeous day for a festival, as all of the days are this time of year.

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Romance is In the Air

Every evening, it’s nice to watch couples enjoying our romantic sunsets. This couple got a particularly nice show this evening. It was as close to perfect as it gets.

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New Boutique on Centre Street…

… that won’t put a hurtin’ on your budget.

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William Bartram…

…found us to be an interesting specimen.

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More Technical Difficulties

We’ve had intermittent internet service over the past several days so my blogging efforts have been hit-or-miss. I should’ve known we’d be having trouble once this sign was posted in town. By the way, even though my blog post have been intermittent, my walks have not. I haven’t missed…just in case you were wondering.

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Live Weathervanes

This egret and his seagull friends on top of the pilings are kindly pointing out the direction of the prevailing winds for any sailors just coming down to the docks. Saves them a little time when setting their course.

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Enthusiastic Sage

This stand of Russian Sage at the Bailey House has become more robust by the day. It has enthusiastically spilled over its banks, reached through the fence and come into full bloom. It’s quite popular here because it likes our climate and is rather long-blooming.

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Due to Technical Difficulties…

… I’ve been unable to post to my blog for the last two nights. Now that I’m connected, let’s all celebrate by hoisting a beer with this pirate on the side of the hardware store! Mmmmmmm… I’m having a Killian’s Red. How ’bout you?

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Bad Boys, Bad Boys

Whatcha gonna do? When the Segway cops have come for you?……. We’ve got them here now too.

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