Archive for October, 2007

Greenway Walk

I took a nice long walk on the Greenway this afternoon and I had it all to myself for an hour except for these two raccoons in a tree (way up in the top left – click on photo for a better view)… …this graceful egret… … this Halloween type path… … these windswept marsh […]

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The Flags Are A-Blowin’

We’re getting another nor’easter today; very unusual to have two in a month. In fact, we rarely get more than about one every couple of years. These storms have a tendency to cause some pretty serious beach erosion but our tourism council has a budget in place for such needs. In the meantime, there’s some […]

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Cat Shack

This little shack in town used to be a used-book store. The kind hearted owner fed and watered all of the strays that hung out around her shop. She closed her shop three years ago but still comes back every day to feed and water whoever is still showing up (most of the same ones). […]

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House of Possibilities

Through next weekend, you’ll be able to tour one of the houses in the Silk Stocking District that is never open to the public. The House of Possibilities is a decorator show house fundraiser for the Barnabas Center, an organization that helps families in crisis to get back on their feet. Many talented Amelia Island […]

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Florida/ Georgia Weekend is Heeeeere

The world’s largest cocktail party has begun. Actually, that’s how this big football weekend has been billed for years and years, but it’s more about the rivalry. At the inn, we always like the Friday nights and Saturday mornings of these weekends because everyone has hope. By Saturday evening, somebody has lost and the new […]

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Riverfront Promenade

This is part of our new promenade that will eventually run a few more blocks along the riverfront. In fact, there are plans for a new Welcome Center, along with an upgraded marina and a band shell. The natural tendency of most folks is to be drawn to water and our city fathers have finally […]

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Missed One

I couldn’t help but add this great window display at Eileen’s Art and Antiques shop to my Halloween blog shots. I’m not sure how I missed it the other night; I must have turned the wrong way. The eerie red glow drew me down the street tonight. You can click on the photo to enlarge […]

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Affordable Eats

Amelia Island is known for our many, many truly great fine-dining restaurants but we’ve got affordable restaurants, as well. This is the signboard for the specials at “Canopy Moon,” a cute little cafe and coffee house open seven nights a week from 6pm to midnight. Some of you who follow my blog will appreciate the […]

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More Signs of Halloween

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Belated Cruizers Car Show Photos

With technical difficulties apparently solved, I present photos from Saturday’s car show.

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