Archive for February, 2010

Spooky

But pretty through the birches. Fairbanks House

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Another in the Series “Favorite Fernandina Beach Doors”

This one is at the corner of 7th and Beech for those of you geotagging.  And for those of you who just like pretty things, a reminder that the big antique show will be going on tomorrow at the Atlantic Rec Center and the first Amelia Island Garden Show will be going on next weekend […]

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Friends of the Library

As chair of the Cookie Tour of Inns, I had the pleasure of presenting a check for $1400 to the Friends of the Library this evening on behalf of the Amelia Island Bed and Breakfast Association. With each of the tours that we’ve done, we’ve partnered with a nonprofit organization to bring attention to their […]

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Ghosts at Fairbanks House?

Nope – just the Mulhern Girls on a sisters’ getaway.  Sorry, no ghosts here, just lots of life. Fairbanks House

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This Day Went to Eleven

Crystal clear blue skies, 70 degrees, un-be-lievable. And the redbuds were so excited about it that they burst into bloom. Ahhhhhhhhh…… Fairbanks House

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Play Ball!

But not just yet.  The season will have to wait just a bit longer while they’re finishing up with the infield here in Central Park.  Let me just say that I’m old fashioned when it comes to infields.  I like grass.  I don’t like “skinned” infields.  And I’m not even on the fence about that. […]

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New Neighbor

I was greeted by this little furball up the street today who seemed to think that when I squatted down to take her photo that indicated that there may be food involved.  Hence, the tongue.  By the unique stripe on her back leg, I’d say that she’s related to a cat that used to sleep […]

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Magnificent Day on Amelia Island

It was an exquisite day on the island today with blue, blue clear skies and temperatures in the mid 60′s. Still a little below normal but fabulous by any definition. And everybody and their dogs were out enjoying it. The farmers market was showing some pent-up demand for plants and flowers and they were two […]

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Florida Sunshine and a Patio for Lunch

Cafe Karibo is always a favorite spot for our guests for lunch or dinner, but on a warm, sunshiny day like today, their patio’s magnetic powers kick in and it’s thee place to be.  We love Cafe Karibo because you can order off of their lunch menu all day and you can choose from their […]

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Amelia River Serenity

We encourage our guests who arrive stressed out and in need of calm to just go sit by the Amelia River – anywhere – and stare.  Pretty soon, the shoulders start to drop, the pulse slows down and the rythm of the island takes over.  Many people are under the mistaken impression that a sense […]

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