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Pigs in Paradise

We went boating when my youngest son visited in January, and I visited one of my favorite islands. The idea was to take a little charcoal grill and grill some hotdogs. (We already know that catching and cooking our own fish is a pipe dream!) We first stopped at a camping spot near JB’s but […]

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waves in the inlet

Inlet Jetty and Dog Beach Photos

It’s now March, and we are dealing with closures, cancellations and long lines at the grocery store thanks to the Corona Virus. But back in February I took a late afternoon walk at my favorite local place. I’ve taken similar photos before, but can you ever get tired of beach scenes? I’m lucky to live […]

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Winter Walk Near the Jetty

I was lucky to have my youngest son come for a visit recently. Unfortunately the weather wasn’t good, with cloudy skies and rain much of the time. We did manage a day at the beach lodging in our chairs and walking in the tide pools, but it was not swimming weather. Visiting the Park My […]

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Boating With the Dolphins

It was a beautiful December day here in Florida yesterday with temps in the 70’s and partly cloudy skies. So we went out cruising around on our flats boat. We saw a lot of dolphins. And just to be clear, I am a horrible wildlife photographer. I can get some pretty good photos of living […]

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end of Flagler Ave at the beach

Traveling to the Beach Checklist

The beach is such a big part of my life that packing to spend time on the sand is second nature. ¬†Whether boating to a deserted island, or driving onto the beaches here in New Smyrna, necessary take-alongs are nearly the same. For vacationers from out of state, and especially those unfamiliar with Florida beaches, […]

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