Monday, March 19, 2018

Kraft Azalea Park

We finally visited Kraft Azalea Park in posh, Winter Park, Florida. Getting there is half the fun, since the homes along the route are palatial - my mouth was agape the whole time. I've always been a sucker for residential grandeur. Plus, the park was beautiful too. The towering Cypress trees were dripping with moss. 

Look at this texture! 

An Osprey above.

There were tufted treasures in sky - nesting white egrets! It was hard to get a good photo, since they were actively building nests and fluffing their regal feathers, but I captured a few good ones...

"Look at me!"

And then there were the bright pink Azaleas. What took us so long? 

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Nine Reasons to Visit Guatemala!

1) Temple 2 at Tikal.

Today, I'm posting another sneak peak of our time in Guatemala -  nine sacred photos to honor the number Nueve. (in Spanish) 

The number nine was important in the Mayan culture and in broader terms, antiquity in general. The Mayan calendar "end date" speaks of nine cosmic forces that will descend on the crucial date of our demise. It also states that we are riding the 8th evolutionary wave movement and are getting ready to saddle up to the ninth. Yikes! Gulp. What does this mean? Maybe...

Yo, duuuude! Rad barrels out there!

 Click nine for the rest of the story. 

2) The glorious ruins of Antigua.

3) A Wiley grey fox.

4) Sunset at Lake Peten

5) A tripped out ride in Antigua.

6) A little bit of Greece at Lake Atitlan.

7) The landscape of Atitlan.

8) The Antigua Arch and some lovely ladies.

9) Me! (and a Volcano at sunrise)

I'm just glad that if the end really is near - or maybe the beginning - I made it to Guatemala! 

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Surreal Sunsets from the Sunshine State!

I love being awestruck. I even did a blog post about it over at The Chorus of the Crows

A good sunrise and sunset, should stop you in your tracks...

All of these awesome events were viewed on Lover's Key. 

It's a good day, that opens and closes, with splendor in the skies. 

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Monday, February 12, 2018

I Heart Shadows

Fort Myers Beach

My shadow is always trying to collect things. Me? I just like taking creative photos!

Playa Hermosa

Lover's Key

Lakewood Cemetery

Ometepe Island

San Juan del Sur

Lover's Key

Playa Hermosa 

Lover's Key

Richfield Lake, Minnesota

Lover's Key.

Lover's Key. 
A beach that has grasped my heart since childhood. It keeps calling me back like a whale's echoing call. Now, I have proof my favorite beach loves me back. This photo is not photo-shopped. Although, I enhanced the red. The crimson kelp floated into a perfect heart back in November- perfect for a February post.

Happy Valentine's Day! 

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Highlights of Florida Trails. Part 2.

Sunrise at Corkscrew Swamp.

You may have seen some of these photos before - but not all. Besides, this is a highlights reel...

Splendor in the grass.

Limpkin, but not lame. 





Spindly things.

Old mates.

Yellow Butterflies.

Yellow petals.



Forest through the trees.


Water droplets.

P.S. Be sure to drop over to see some of my favorite Guatemala photos from our trip in 2018. Over at My 3rd Eye!

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