Archive for February, 2008

It’s Not Snowing Heeeeeere !!!

Jennifer (from Boston) and Lise (from DC) who were here on one of our Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Getaways, were thrilled to be in our sunny and 70′s weather, compared with the storms that they’d left behind over the weekend. Wouldn’t you be?

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Old Man River

It was a beautiful day to just sit by the Amelia River and watch for dolphins and manatees. In fact, it was a beautiful weekend to do that. Shorts weather.

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Lousy Weather Up North Today?

With the storms moving through up north, I thought that you guys might like to see some flowers in bloom. I’m standing (crouching) under the big holly trees that the birds have just stripped the berries from looking back toward our breakfast courtyard. Our azaleas are actually past prime but the (yellow) Carolina Jasmine is […]

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Traffic Jam

This is a bona fide traffic jam in Fernandina. This truck actually had to wait for the train to pass on its way to the mill. That’s what we call “traffic” here. You probably have a different definition.

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Pete vs The Kid

Another young lad retreats from the immovable sword of Pegleg Pete. Many a youngster has tried to pry Pete’s sword from his grip but all have failed to budge that which has been “Bondo’d” in place for the protection of all and from all.

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Signs of Spring

The line at the ice cream shop was so long that the patrons could barely be contained inside. They couldn’t close the door all day. Lots of folks walking on the docks today, just enjoying the sunshine and watching the boats come and go. So many people enjoyed the brunch on the patio at Cafe […]

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50th Birthday

Okay, I’m back! I had a great 50th birthday celebration. In fact, about 30 minutes after I made my last entry on the blog on my birhtday, Bill surprised me with our very good friends from Baltimore, Teresa and Gary Gerstacker. They now live in New Jersey and we hadn’t seen them in about nine […]

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I Did It!

As promised, here I am on my 50th birthday, 365 days since the last time you saw me. I have walked or run every day for the last year. I’m 17 pounds lighter, significantly healthier and immensely happier than I was a year ago. I have been reminded every day of why we moved here […]

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A Good Omen

I was on my way to a meeting this evening when the sun came out in the west while it was still raining in the east. And I know what that means……… rainbow! I did the best that I could while standing in the street and hoping for no traffic while I got the shot. […]

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