This is the greeting that awaits me every evening after my walk.
I have a hobby of collecting boat names and trying to read the minds of the owners who named them.
In a sea of beautiful Victorian buildings on Centre Street in Fernandina Beach, our beautiful red brick courthouse is a standout.
Over the last couple of years, Fernandina has been putting in a few “pocket parks” – little vacant spits of land between buildings that have been a bit of an eyesore in the past but are now quite lovely. They’ve added grass, trees, benches and sometimes sculpture by local artists. This one on Centre Street […]
Most of the lovely flowering baskets on Centre Street have recently been updated with the change of season. This particular one outside of the Marina Seafood Restaurant caught my eye – and you can see why. Nothing says “summer” like blazing orange impatiens. I’m not sure how long they’ll hang in there in that direct […]
This beautiful egret and I were the only ones out during my early morning walk. It’s such a peaceful time: before Fernandina rises for work, before the tourists get up from their sleep-in and before any cars have hit the street. There’s also no traffic on the water – or the docks – so the birds […]
From time to time, I like to check in on the Easter Egg Cottage (my name for it) to see what garden treats they have on display for the season. As expected, a glorious abundance of pastels is being featured for your eye-candy pleasure this Spring. A basket here, a birdcage there, a chair, a flowering basket, […]
I love to watch the little kids when they discover the koi “pond” in front of the Ship’s Lantern on Centre Street. They get so excited that I’ve seen a few of them almost take a header straight into the moat. And, if truth be told, lots of the parents are pretty excited to see […]