This is actually a repost from May, 2009 but the site it’s currently on is being sold but wanted to share here.
Well I’ll start off with saying…you do not want to go to when it’s hot! (as was the case when we went as you can see from car temp)
Well, I’m back and semi caught up after an 8 day trip which included 13 different states, and 3600+ miles of driving…1560 of that driving solo..from Pembroke Pines, FL to Madison, WI to various parts of PA then back to Pembroke Pines, FL
I have 2 ‘confessions’:
one: I did not drive …
This from my daughter to me during our weekend in Naples & Bonita Springs!
Yes I know, it’s not the weekend yet…
but tomorrow I am going out of town with my daughter for an extended weekend get away to Bonita Springs, FL.
I’m not taking the laptop…this way we can relax, enjoy and have fun.
We have a lot of things on our “to do” list …
If you’re in the South Florida area or going to be visiting the area, I strongly suggest going to Morikami Japanese Gardens.
My daughter and I went the other day and it was excellent.
It was the best $16 I’ve spent in a long time! ($10 for adults, $6 for kids).
We walked …
This was taken in the gardens at The Biltmore in Asheville, NC
This is a pic taken on Church Street in Charleston SC
Including the S.C Flag and Church Steeple
Pineapple fountain in Charleston, SC
Taken during a walk on Hollywood Beach, FL
Enjoy the serenity, bright clear sky
Picture was taken my daughter at Miami Metro Zoo, September 2008
On recent trip to Charleston SC my daughter took this picture in the market area.
Pole at walk way with obviously different chewed bubblegum on it.
Haven’t found out the background story of this yet, but it’s on the posts at all 4 corners of the intersection.
Things that make you go “hmmmmmm”
This picture was taken Summer of 2007 at the North Carolina arboretum in Asheville, NC
This was taken summer of 07 in St. Augustine. The cross is made of stainless steel and stands two hundred and eight feet tall.
You can get more info about it from their site
Trying to start off an already chaotic Monday with a bit of tranquility and calmness with this pic from Hollywood Beach, FL
Taken by me June, 2006 near Battery Park in Charleston, SC
Note: There’s even a recycling can there
Gumbo Limbo located in Boca Raton, FL has a lot to offer visitors. It’s an excellent coastal and marine preserve.
From their butterfly garden and nature trails to towers that overlook the ocean. They have sea turtles and sharks in tanks along with some lobster and fish.
You can even adopt a …
If you ever travel to Charleston, SC you should really spend an hour and take the guided tour of the historical city. We’ve gone a couple times now and each time we use the
Old South Carriage Co. The guides are friendly and usually you walk away laughing and having learned …
Yes, it’s true there are dinosaurs in Miami, FL at least for right now.
You can visit online at http://www.miamisci.org/ or go in person if you’re in the area.
Was amazing to see the background history on the difference of dinosaurs from our continent compared to the dinosaurs here which came from …
amazing what one little man could do waaaaaaaaaay back then.
You can visit the website at http://coralcastle.com/freqaq.html
but like the site says “Coral Castle is on the National Register of historic places and is truly an amazing place to visit. The story behind the castle is that Edward Leedskalnin, out of obsessed …
The Castillo de San Marcos, built 1672-1695, served primarily as an outpost of the Spanish Empire, guarding St. Augustine, the first permanent European settlement in the continental United States, and also protecting the sea route for treasure ships returning to Spain. Although the Castillo has served a number of nations …