Tag: #Florida

Macro Monday – Gator

American Alligator stalking some Common Moorhens.

If there is standing water anywhere in Florida, fresh, salt or brackish (mix of fresh & salt), an American alligator could be lurking. Just like any wild animal, you don’t feed them and in most cases they will not bother you.

Song Lyric Sunday – Orange Blossom Special

Chubby Wise claimed the song for years and played it on the Grand Ole Opry every week. Ervin Rouse (the writer) and Wise took a trip to Jacksonville, Florida, boarding and touring the train, Orange Blossom Special at the Jacksonville Terminal.

SQUARES – Perspective – Ponce Lighthouse

Ponce de Leon Lighthouse is the tallest in Florida at 175 feet (53.34 meters) high and the second tallest in the United States behind the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina. It is equipped with a Third Order Fresnel lens and shines out 17 nautical miles (32 kilometers or 20 miles).

SQUAREs – Perspective – Osprey

Just waiting for the fishermen to throw back those unwanted fish. Smart or Lazy? You be the judge!

SQUARES – Perspective – Sunset over St. Johns River

These sunset photos were taken almost 10 years ago when we lived on the St. Johns River. Within a matter of minutes, the colors changed from a pink and orange sky to more of a yellow and blue sky as some storm clouds moved in.

Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge – Feathers of Blue

The word “merganser” comes from Latin meaning “plunging goose”.

SQUARES – Perspective – Beach Rig

We just bought a new beach umbrella, but a few weeks ago when we headed to the beach, we improvised, MacGyver style. With an old umbrella pole and old wooden curtain rod, plus velcro straps and bungees, we rigged up our own beach oasis.

#WordlessWednesday – Sunday Sunset

Sunset on Father's Day at Little Talbot Island State Park at high tide.

Wordless Wednesday

CEE’S BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO CHALLENGE – Letter R

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Jacksonville, Florida.

The feature image if you can see it is the Church Doors to the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Jacksonville, Florida.

Silent Sunday – Ravine Gardens State Park

Ravine Gardens State Park in Palatka, Florida as you enter the gardens.
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