Archive for May, 2009

Faces In Time

I keep forgetting to feature this relatively new business on Second Street called “Faces In Time”. It’s one of those photography places where you dress up in the old-timey clothes when everyone fights to be the saloon girl instead of the washerwoman, and the like. Anyway, we’ve got one of those now and it’s located […]

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Split Personality

We have a “shared space” courtyard restaurant that is known as Bright Mornings by day when breakfast, brunch and lunch is served, and Canopy Moon by night when the late-night snacks, beer and wine come out. This peaceful coexistence works well for both businesses and is a great way to combine efforts. And they’re both […]

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Island Sign

We islanders are a little more laid back than some. Fairbanks House

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History Museum

Our Museum of History is a treasure chest of knowledge regarding not just the eight flags of Amelia Island, but of information about the region as well. Any trip to Amelia should be considered incomplete without a stop here. Housed in the old jail house, the museum has just undergone another expansion in the last […]

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New Policy

FYI, Fairbanks House has added some new policies during these recessionary times. Just kidding. Please don’t cancel your reservations. Fairbanks House

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Yellow Orb in Sky

After much confusion and consultation, locals decided that – although it hadn’t been seen in these parts for quite some time – it could in fact be the sun. Can anyone confirm? Fairbanks House

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Shhhhhhhh…..

We think that the rain has ended but we don’t want to jinx it by saying that out loud…. And in true girls’ getaway spirit, Melanie, Sara and Christine didn’t let the threat of rain get in the way of a good time. Here they are headed out on the carriage after social hour tonight […]

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Another Resurrection

If you’re a regular blog reader of mine (thank you), you’ve seen my posts about resurrection fern. It still never ceases to amaze me in its absolute resurrectional capabilities. This photo was taken tonight after our solid week of rain. And this one was taken last Saturday evening before the rain started. The demon cat […]

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Drumroll Please….

I am pleased to announce the high bidders for our gift certificate packages auctioned off to help a marine and his wife who lost the boat that they were living on to a fire last week. High bid – Priscilla and Barrett Hand of Mt. Dora, FL $600 2nd Highest – Sue Gilmore of Parkton, […]

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The Trouble With Pirates

Is that they won’t stay put. At least that’s the case with this one outside of the Palace Saloon. In an effort to keep him from “running away,” he’s been chained by the peg to the door of the pub. If he could only flex his fake knee he’d be outta there and back to […]

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