Tag Archives: Florida

The Kiss

Life magazine’s iconic picture of the sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on VJ Day is reproduced in sculpture in Key West, Florida.  It stands in front of the old Customs House, which is now the Key West Museum … Continue reading

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Sarasota at Dawn

Looking across Sarasota Bay, a city park on Lido Key provided an excellent view of Sarasota’s skyline.  It was 6:15 AM. I found this place pretty much by accident.  After reviewing several Google maps, I was actually looking for a … Continue reading

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6:39 AM

The clock reads 6:39 AM, eleven minutes after sunrise on the Gulf Coast side of Central Florida.  I was on the Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach. The sky was pretty, but there was nothing of interest in the water.  … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty

I just got back from Florida, spent some time near Sarasota and a couple days on Key West.  It was a nice break from Nebraska’s winter. The beaches promise abundant opportunity for photos of exotic birds, sunsets, fishing, boating, sea … Continue reading

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Breakfast

Waterfowl are plentiful on Sanibel Island off the Gulf coast of Florida.  I caught this Little Blue Heron near the shore of one of the many walking trails on the island. It was early morning but the sun was high … Continue reading

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Egret

Early morning, just after sunrise, I was walking along a gravel road on Florida’s Sanibel Island when I spotted this egret.  Hard to miss; its size is impressive, standing about 3 feet tall. The water was shallow, maybe 4-6″ deep, swampy, … Continue reading

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Keep Right

A diamond-shape yellow sign with black letters saying, “Keep Right” is a common sight along roadways in the US.  Even pedestrians keep right on sidewalks, paths, and hiking trails. No signage was necessary for totally different two-footed species walking on … Continue reading

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