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Key West ~ Southernmost Paradise

“The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Joining in on Marianne of East of Malaga’s One Trip Every Month Challenge, come with us as we walk the quiet side streets of Old … Continue reading

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The Cracker Day Rodeo

Marianne of East of Malaga has created the One Trip EVERY Month Challenge which sounds like fun. She’s even suggesting we include those local places of interest that we never get around to visiting but wished we had. With cameras … Continue reading

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A Bump on the Head to Get My Attention

I have been so focused on home improvement projects, de-cluttering every room, closet and drawer in the house, holding a huge garage sale, and painting for the past six weeks that I haven’t blogged and have done a poor job … Continue reading

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The Fishermen of Halong Bay, Vietnam

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru Beautiful Halong Bay. Mesmerizing … Continue reading

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Summer: Coconut Kisses and Coconut Fish ~ A Tropical Thing

Oh how I love the taste and scent of coconut kisses. You’re thinking candy. Well, it’s not. Before my husband gets in the boat for a day of fishing or photography, he lathers up with sunscreen and then applies the … Continue reading

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Summer Solitude ~

Wind in hair Riding in our boat Following the channel To a quiet beach Anchor set Wading through Emerald green waters Warm as a winter’s bath Beach to ourselves Walking hand in hand Creating solitary footprints In the wet sand … Continue reading

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