Tag Archives: Florida

Hungry Heron

The heron ignored me, walked right past me in hungry pursuit of  a meal.  His quick pace and steady glare told me he was more interested in filling his belly than worrying about me. I just happened to be in … Continue reading

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Key West B & B

William Curry, Florida’s first self-made millionaire, purchased this Key West property in 1852 and built a house on this site in 1869.  In 1905, the original house was demolished and replaced with the grand Georgian Revival mansion shown in this … Continue reading

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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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