The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened in California this week which reminded me of a visit with my mom and brother at Universal Studios in Florida back in 2013. I’m not a die hard Harry Potter fan, but it was fun to walk around in Hogsmeade, the quaint cobblestone village. Hogwarts was pretty impressive towering over … More Throwback: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The towers in Spain reminded me of the forts I had been to in the United States. Forts that the Spanish built when they were a world power, extending their reach to the West. One of these forts is Castillo de San Marcos in Saint Augustine, Florida. It is the oldest masonry fort located … More Throwback: Castillo de San Marcos, Saint Augustine FL
The season that can’t come quick enough! Summer, hurry up!!
This week’s photo challenge of “life imitating art” brought fun memories of silliness imitating statues. This one was by the riverfront in Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Daily Post’s prompt Your Number One gave me the idea for this Throwback post. What was the #1 song when you were born? Write about how the song relates (or not!) to your personality. I thought it’s cool to find out the #1 song in the U.S. Chart on the day my parents were blessed with … More Throwback: At the Everglades, Florida
Location: Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328th Street, Homestead Entrance Fee: FREE Things to Do: Canoe trips Ranger talks Watch video Browse exhibit Camp Picnic Bird watch My Thoughts: Florida is known for its beautiful beaches. It has beautiful National Parks as well. One of these is Biscayne National Park. Biscayne National Park brings … More Free Friday: Biscayne National Park, FL
Travel and Leisure Magazine gathered the most recent data on the world’s most-visited tourist attractions they defined as cultural and historical sites, natural landmarks, and officially designated spaces. Their tally came up with 51 attractions from around the world. World’s Most-Visited Tourist Attractions | Travel + Leisure. Twenty six out of the 51 are from the … More 26 Reasons to Visit the United States
I mentioned I’m not sure about having a muse, but I do have a weakness for bridge and water views. Here’s the Acosta Bridge in Jacksonville, Florida at sunset.
Las Olas Beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Solitude can be an enigma. A person may be surrounded by people, yet feel alone. There are other people in the picture below, but the photographer is by her lonesome, oblivious of her surroundings except the scene she is capturing. Photo 101 Keyword: Rule of Thirds I … More Photo 101, Day 5: Solitude
The early bird owns sky, sand, and water as it soars over Miami Beach, Florida.