On The Sunshine State


Today I thought I’d share some photos I took while in Florida.

Gosh, I can hardly believe I’ve been back a whole TWO WEEKS?!?

I took so many photos that there’s no way I can share them all, so I tried to narrow them down to some of my favorites; hoping you’ll get a feel of what my vacation was like.

Please enjoy…


I ate a lot of great food while I was in Florida. Here’s a photo of my mother and two of her close girlfriends; out having lunch. Actually, my brother Tom was there too, but he’s the one holding the camera taking the photograph – thanks, Tom! And did you notice the TALL male server in the white shirt, standing between my mother and her girlfriend in the background? He was one of the best servers EVER. But wait, not only was he excellent at his job, he was also 6’ 5” and beyond handsome. When he asks us if we wanted to order any desert after lunch, I silently said, “Yeah…..YOU a’ la mode!”


Desert – orange sherbet with fresh fruit, whipped cream, a mint leaf and a cookie. TO DIE FOR!


This is Cosmo (or Cozzy). He’s the most adorable, sweet and affectionate little canine, but VERY protective over my mother. If you go anywhere NEAR her bed when she’s sitting on it, he suddenly becomes Cujo. He will….BARK! GROWL! BARK! GROWL! Which translates into: “If you harm her, I’ll CUT you!!”


I captured this rainbow through the living room window, just after it rained one morning.


I took this shot from inside one of my mother’s girlfriend’s house – it’s literally a small mansion. Her girlfriend is the most down to earth and modest person you could ever meet. She supported my mother tremendously when she was diagnosed with cancer back in March. Lovely, lovely lady, she is.


I don’t know exactly what this bird is (Egret?), but I took its picture one afternoon when my brother and I drove out to a wildlife sanctuary.


View of the pool at another one of my mother’s girlfriend’s home/condo along the beach.

The last night I was in Florida, my mother, brother and I went out to dinner at a faaaaaabulous restaurant in Jupiter Beach, called Jetty’s. It’s located along the intercostal waterway.

It was getting ready to storm that night, but the sky looked AMAZING!


Ominous storm clouds rolling in


A lighthouse


A view down the dock


Tom and my Mother


My Mother and I


Thanks so much for taking this mini tour of the Sunshine State.

Have a grrreat Monday, peeps!

52 comments

  1. Ron, that waiter probably thought you were some player, surrounded by all those beautiful women!

    Great capture of the rainbow and I can't believe how blue that bird is! I like sherbet more than ice cream.....yummy! Glad to see more photos of paradise on a Monday morning. Xo

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  2. '6’ 5” and beyond handsome. When he asks us if we wanted to order any desert after lunch, I silently said, “Yeah…..YOU a’ la mode!”'

    I spotted him straight away. You know what? I would have said the same as you.... whaaaaaaa.

    'Desert – orange sherbet with fresh fruit, whipped cream, a mint leaf and a cookie. TO DIE FOR!'

    I believe you!

    Wonderful pictures, Ron, thank you so much for sharing. Especially nice are the ones with your mother. She looks amazing. I can't believe how well she has recovered.

    Wishing you a happy week x

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  3. AkelamaluJuly 30, 2012

    Oh what lovely photos Ron! I love the one of the dock in the evening. Your Mother is so beautiful and your brother so handsome. You, of course, are just wonderful. x

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  4. Rob LenihanJuly 30, 2012

    Great photos, Ron! I feel like running away to Florida right now! And thanks for posting pictures of your mom--a lovely lady who has a wonderful son. I'm also glad to see that you're always on the prowl--"YOU a’ la mode!”--When it comes to horndogs, you are the leader of the pack!! Have a great week, buddy, and don't ever skip dessert!

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  5. OMG, what lovely shots! I especially love the rainbow, lighthouse, and dock/pier shots!

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  6. That dessert looks to die for!!

    Err...the one in the dish...not the server. I'll let you have him, Ron.

    Thanks for posting these pics and sharing your journey with us. Florida is physically the farthest state you can possibly get from Washington, so it almost seems like a mythical land full of weird creatures with leathery skinned and feathers.

    And that's just the retirees...

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  7. Hey there Bijoux~

    "that waiter probably thought you were some player, surrounded by all those beautiful women!"

    Bwhahahahahaha! OMG....I never thought of that, but you're probably right!!!

    Isn't that bird the most unusual color? Egrets are normally white, so I'm not quite sure WHAT kind of bird it is.

    The sherbet was faaaaaaabulous!

    Thanks for stopping by, my friend. Have a terrific week!

    X

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  8. Good morning Valerie~

    "I spotted him straight away. You know what? I would have said the same as you.... whaaaaaaa."

    Bwhahhahahahhahahaha! You GO, girl! When he first walked up to our table and introduced himself as our sever, we all (except for my brother) went....WOW...he's a tall drink of water, isn't he??? And not only was he handsome, he was also very patient, attentive, and efficient.

    The orange sherbet was YUM-MY!

    Thank you, my mother truly does look amazing for all she went through these past months. What a miracle that was!

    Have a wonderful week, dear lady. Thanks for stopping by!

    X

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  9. Good morning Pearl~

    Aw...thank you, m'dear. As I was posting these photos last night, I was smiling from remembering what a great time I had with my family. The time just flew!

    Have a wonderful week and thanks so much for stopping by!

    X

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  10. Hey there Rob~

    Thanks for your kind words, buddy. I think you (being a warm weather person) would love visiting Florida.

    "I'm also glad to see that you're always on the prowl--"YOU a’ la mode!”--When it comes to horndogs, you are the leader of the pack!!"

    Bwhahahahahhhaahha! Aren't I WHORE???? But only in my mind :)

    Thanks for stopping by, Rob. Have a supa' week!

    X

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  11. Hiya Suzi~

    Thank you. I was so lucky to get those shots of the lighthouse and dock because the storm was rolling in fast, so I was losing the light.

    Have a terrific week, my friend. And thanks a bunch for stopping by!

    X

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  12. Howdy Mark~

    OMG...your comment cracked me the hell up!!!

    Florida is physically the farthest state you can possibly get from Washington, so it almost seems like a mythical land full of weird creatures with leathery skinned and feathers.

    And that's just the retirees..."

    Bwhahahahahahahhha!

    But it's true, Florida is so completely different than other places. As I shared, I loved my time living there but I'm happy to be back in the northeast again. It feels like home.

    Have a faaaaaaaabulous week, buddy. And thanks for stopping by!

    X to you and Tara!

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  13. All wonderful photos, but love that last one the most! :)
    Mmm... sherbert. Gosh, I can't remember the last time I had some. That dessert looks so yummy.
    And sweet Cosmo turning into Cujo to protect you mom... how precious!
    Our dogs were laying on the bed with me the night Ron got back from Georgia. He got thru the living and dining rooms without them hearing him but about 5 ft. from the bedroom door they both flew into the little hallway and started growling. He said, 'it's me, guys!' and they calmed down. LOL
    Have a fabulous week, neighbor! Atleast it won't be insanely hot this week.
    {hug}

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  14. Hi Ronnie,
    I VERY MUCH enjoyed this preview from FLA(CLAP-CLAP!!).
    Very nice selections!
    Not only does your Mom look wonderful, so do her girlfriends! What an attractive group of women.
    OK; you flashed on the waiter :). Maybe you should have slipped him your contact number... Well, the dude has had his minute of glory thanks to this blog.

    Your scenes each have a special beauty; a delicious dessert, a rainbow or the twilight, the simple beauty of flowers on a piano or a fluffy critter(looking only!). The feeling comes in loud and clear on all.

    Thanks for sharing, dear. Have a great Monday.
    xo

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  15. Bonjour Barb~

    Thank you :)

    "Not only does your Mom look wonderful, so do her girlfriends! What an attractive group of women."

    I know, I was so proud to spend time with these attractive ladies. The two women you see in these photos have been so wonderful to my mother these past four months. They have truly been GREAT friends; supporting her in so many ways.

    "OK; you flashed on the waiter :). Maybe you should have slipped him your contact number... Well, the dude has had his minute of glory thanks to this blog."

    Bwhahahahahhhahaah! Damn you're right, I should have! Oh but I don't think it would have done much good because he's straight. But it was FUN looking!

    Thanks so much for stopping by and for your sweet words, my friend.

    Have a fantastic week!

    xo

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  16. Hey there Mary~

    Aw...thank you, my friend :)

    Yes, it had been ages since I had sherbet myself, so it was such a treat!

    "And sweet Cosmo turning into Cujo to protect you mom... how precious!"

    OMG, he's soooooooo cute because he truly is such a sweet, affectionate, loving and sensitive doggie. But heaven FORBID you go near my mother unannounced and he literally turns into CUJO!!!

    And I'm surprised he remembered me from 11 years ago!?!

    "He got thru the living and dining rooms without them hearing him but about 5 ft. from the bedroom door they both flew into the little hallway and started growling. He said, 'it's me, guys!' and they calmed down. "

    Isn't it something how protective dogs are?

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, neighbor! Have a wonderful week! And yes, THANK GOD it's going to be a cooler one because last week just about did me in :(

    (((( You ))))

    X

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  17. Super photos, Ron! I enjoyed them all but the ones of the stormy sky are so beautiful. Loved your commentary on the waiter, that was hilarious. I have agree, he looks foxy! Wow...6' 5"?

    Great photos of you, your mother, and brother. Your mom looks so good! Cosmo is so cute.

    Thanks for sharing your vacation with us. Really enjoyed.

    Have a wonderful week, Ron.

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  18. Hola Denise~

    Thanks, girl. There is something about a stormy sky that I find beautiful too.

    Yes, can you believe he was 6' 5"?!?!? One of the ladies at our table just came out and asked him because they were dying to know! He also said that he use to play football.

    I was truly amazed at how wonderful my mother looked when I first saw her because of all she went through. She's as feisty and vibrant as she always was! Isn't Cosmo a little doll?

    Thanks so much for stopping. Have an awesome week!

    X

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  19. ....k...... I'm tearful over here.

    Not so much cuz of anything 'cept there's a mom.......and she's there and you're here and that bit's hard, 'specially given the circumstances that prompted the trip home--which I'm beyond glad that you made. But it's hard, even though it's good.

    I'm so grateful you shared the photos--the mom looks like she's surviving the storm quite well. And she's truly graced to be surrounded by such loving friends--and such a loving family..... I know that makes a difference in the healing. And I know how much attitude has to do with it all........ She didn't have to weather those storms alone and I'm so grateful for that.

    The photos--gorgeous.....awesome and just.....emotion packed.
    Or maybe that's just me--which I highly doubt.
    Storms, rainbows--beacons of hope standing strong.
    Yup--good choice of photos!


    Including the sherbet.

    LOL Buncha fruits lookin' WAY awesome! ;-)

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  20. hi ron,
    great photos...i need that dessert right NOW! you and your mother are such cuties. And you look great all tanned.

    OK, i am here to inform you, you are the proud beneficiary of an award. No obligations, of course. Just because I care. xox ;)

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  21. *waving*

    Hiya Mel~

    Thank you so much for your caring, sensitive, and loving words, dear lady.

    (((( You ))))

    "And she's truly graced to be surrounded by such loving friends--and such a loving family..... I know that makes a difference in the healing. And I know how much attitude has to do with it all........ She didn't have to weather those storms alone and I'm so grateful for that."

    And I think that's WHY she did so good with her diagnosis and treatment. Most of it had to to do with her positive attitude, and another part had to do with all the support, love, energy and prayers from family and friends. And also from all the energy and prayers that all you guys and gals shared with her on this blog. And it's so incredible, because she told me several times on the phone that she could actually FEEL all the 'good energy' coming from you all.

    "The photos--gorgeous.....awesome and just.....emotion packed.
    Or maybe that's just me--which I highly doubt.
    Storms, rainbows--beacons of hope standing strong.
    Yup--good choice of photos!"

    Ya know, I never thought of these photos as representing the things you just shared, but you're so right! So thank you for pointing that out to me! Perhaps on some deep level, these images were depicting the 'inner journey' that my mother and family have gone through!

    Thanks again for stopping by and sharing you wonderful insight and support. Muchly appreciated!

    ((((( You )))))

    Hope you had a FAB Monday! Enjoy your week!

    X ya!

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  22. Helloooooooooo Linda~

    "i need that dessert right NOW"

    HAHAHAHAHAHA! Doesn't that look YUMMY??? OMG...it was delicious!!!

    Glad you enjoyed the photos. Seeing them again brought back a lot of great memories for me.

    And THANK YOU for the award, sweet lady. I just got home from having dinner with two friends of mine, so I will stop by your blog later tonight or tomorrow morning to check it out.

    Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful week!

    ((((( Linda ))))))

    xoxoxoxo

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  23. fabulous collection! I don't know if it's all the water, but something about the sky and clouds and light just adds so much drama to all your outdooor pictures. Seriously, it looks like a travel magazine. Your mom looks strong and beautiful and I'm sure that Cozzy does his part to keep her from harm's way. What a cute little rascal :) Thanks so much for sharing these Ron, they're absolutely wonderful!

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  24. Hey there Diane~

    "I don't know if it's all the water, but something about the sky and clouds and light just adds so much drama to all your outdooor pictures."

    Don't ya just LOVE the look of a stormy sky? I wasn't sure if any of those shots would come out because I didn't want to use the flash, but didn't think there would be enough light.

    "Your mom looks strong and beautiful and I'm sure that Cozzy does his part to keep her from harm's way. What a cute little rascal :)

    Aw, thank you, doesn't my mother look great? I can hardly believe how far she's come since March. Isn't Cozzy a cutie? His tail never stops wagging!

    Thanks oodles for stopping by, my friend. Have a glorious week!

    Much X to you and Cristybella!

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  25. Jimmy SutherlandJuly 30, 2012

    Wonderful pictures Ron, too many that I like to choose a favorite, the view down the dock is very nice, but the ones of you, your family, and friends are the best.

    I looked back at the waiter and have to say--Not my type Buddy :^)

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  26. Hiya Jimmy!

    ".... but the ones of you, your family, and friends are the best."

    Thanks, glad you enjoyed the pics. I took so many in those two weeks, it was hard to narrow it down.

    "I looked back at the waiter and have to say--Not my type Buddy :^)"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    Yeah, I wasn't HIS type either :(

    Always FAB seeing ya, buddy! Hope you had a great Monday and a great week ahead of you!

    X to you and Miss Cindy!

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  27. Herman TurnipJuly 31, 2012

    Awesome photos, brother! The one with the rainbow is my favorite, but I also dig the one with the piano...there's just something classy about that snap. And it looks like you had a GREAT time on your vacation. Thanks for sharing the pics! Makes me wish the wife and I could have joined you down in Florida. Ah, well.

    "A la mode" *snort!*. Heh....too much. ;-)

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  28. good morning ron! well on paper it is, :). anyhoo, i read this post yesterday in an email i got and i really enjoyed it and the accompanying pics. i'm not kidding, it was just enough to tug at my heart strings, i can feel the love in your photos or maybe you just did a great job at showing what a great time you had there. i feel you. the photo of the dessert is probably my favorite, how bad is that, i love dessert. love the story about the dog too. animals can be protective of their owner and no matter how small will dare anyone to cross that line. thanks for sharing your photos and story, i do hope you have more, would love to see them all. hope your family is doing well still.

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  29. Is orange sherbet what we call 'sorbet'? I adore sorbet!

    Lovely photos and memories made for you.

    *Her girlfriend is the most down to earth and modest person you could ever meet.*

    We once went to Saint Tropez and to the beautiful, mountain home of Freddie Laker's wife (Laker Airways). What a down to earth lady she was too! We laughed and giggled together the whole time! Sadly, I lost most of the photos of that trip through a hard drive crash.

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  30. Those pictures are amazing! Looks like such a wonderful time Ronnie!! Your pictures are so clear and crisp- what kind of camera do you have? Either way they all came out amazing!

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  31. Ron, what lovely photos! Cozzy is SO cute and I think it's adorable that he's protective of your mom! It's amazing how dogs do that.

    I LOVE that white baby grand piano! I always wanted one...in white! I don't even know how to play, but figured when I got it I would take lessons. lol.

    Your mom is so pretty! Her hair style is very chic. She's a classy lady, I can tell.

    These pics are fabulous, I can only imagine what your others are like because I always enjoy your pictures. You have a such a creative eye and capture beautiful images!

    Thank you for sharing!

    ((YOU))

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  32. Hey there Shae~

    Aw...thank you, girl. Yes, I had wonderful time!

    The camera I use is a Nikon CoolPix L22, it's just a simple point and shoot. It's a really great camera, but the only thing I wish it was better at is taking nighttime shots because I don't like using the flash, which causes a glare. But if I don't use the flash, the expose is longer, which often causes a blur.

    I also use PicMonkey to edit my photos. It's a free online editor, which is faaaaaaaabulous!

    Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a super week!

    X

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  33. Hiya Babs~

    "Is orange sherbet what we call 'sorbet'? I adore sorbet!"

    Yes, they're almost exactly the same thing, except sorbet has no dairy products in it where as, sherbet does. But they both have more of an 'icy' consistency, rather than ice cream which is more milky.

    "We once went to Saint Tropez and to the beautiful, mountain home of Freddie Laker's wife (Laker Airways). What a down to earth lady she was too!"

    Wow...Saint Tropez!!!

    Isn't nice to meet and know people who are well-to-do yet, are down to earth and humble?

    Thanks so much for stopping by this morning. Have a wonderful week!

    X to you and Mo!

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  34. Howdy Herman~

    Thank you, buddy. The rainbow shot was one of those pictures I took in hurry because I had just woken up, and was afraid it would vanish before I could snap the camera.

    Yes, I had such an AWESOME time on my vacay!

    "Makes me wish the wife and I could have joined you down in Florida. Ah, well."

    Wish you coulda been there too because I think you would have really enjoyed Florida - laid back, relaxed and casual.

    Thanks for stopping by, Herman. Have a super week!

    X to you and the family!

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  35. Goooooooooood morning Val Girl~

    "good morning ron! well on paper it is, :)"

    HA! :)

    Oh, do you have my posts emailed to you? I have several other blogging friends and offline friends who do that too. In a way, I actually think it's easier and more convenient than using a reader. I may start doing that myself.

    " i can feel the love in your photos or maybe you just did a great job at showing what a great time you had there. i feel you."

    Thank you so much for sweet words....x

    Doesn't that dessert look YUMMY? OMG...it was sooooo delicious!

    " animals can be protective of their owner and no matter how small will dare anyone to cross that line."

    You said it! Cosmo is such a little cutie, but heaven forbid you go near my mother unannounced and...BARK! GROWL! BARK! GROWL! But at the same time, it's so funny because he thinks he's a GREAT DANE - HA!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, girl! Wishing you an awesome day and week!

    X

    P.S. yes, I may share more Florida photos in upcoming posts.

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  36. *waving*

    Hiya Pam!!!!!!

    Thank you....x

    "Cozzy is SO cute and I think it's adorable that he's protective of your mom! It's amazing how dogs do that."

    Yes it is, isn't it? You (being a dog lover) would LOVE Cosmo because he's such cutie pie. And I was amazed at how he actually remembered me because I hadn't seen him in 11 years!?!?

    "I LOVE that white baby grand piano! I always wanted one...in white! I don't even know how to play, but figured when I got it I would take lessons. lol."

    Do you know that I took piano lessons for YEARS as a kid, but cannot remember how to play it now? I really should have kept up with the lessons because it would have come in handy when I was still acting and doing musicals.

    "Your mom is so pretty! Her hair style is very chic. She's a classy lady, I can tell."

    Aw...thank you. That's actually one of her wigs she got after she lost her hair from chemo. Doesn't it look so natural??? She has four different styles.

    Mucho thanks for stopping by, dear friend. Hope all is going well. I've been sharing much 'good energy' with you, hope you're feeling it.

    (((((( You ))))))

    Have a fantabulous week!

    XOXOX

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  37. Ron, these are all such wonderful photos, but my eyes especially went to the lighthouse and the view down the dock. I really like the lighting in the two of them. Beautiful sky! The ones of you and your brother with mom are so heartwarming.

    Cosmo is such a cute dog. Loved the line about him turning into Cujo!

    Thank you for sharing your photos of Florida. Really nice post.

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  38. Hiya Matt~

    Thanks, bud. Glad you enjoyed the photos. On the night I took those two images, the stormy sky kept opening and closing (one minute it was dark, the next minute there would be light), so I wasn't even sure if my pictures would come out. I love the look of a stormy sky!

    Isn't Cosmo a cutie? I just kept picking him up and HUGGING him!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Matt! Hope you're week is going well!

    X

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  39. Dianne WilsonAugust 01, 2012

    so many great shots!
    as I said last time, Mom is gorgeous
    and her friends seem wonderful ... and gorgeous too
    if the server is straight or bi tell Mom to share my number

    Cozzy is adorable and I can hear the small dog bark he must have

    the shot of the marina is amazing, the yellow boat really pops

    the down the dock shot is incredible!! what a perspective and the hue is gorgeous, ya know the way Mom is :)

    well done

    Hope sends hugs

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  40. Gooood morning Lady Dianne~

    Thank you, dear lady....x Doesn't my mother look faaaabulous? And yes, her girlfriends are WONDERFUL! My mother talked about them a lot before I got there, so it was so great to finally meet them in person.

    "Cozzy is adorable and I can hear the small dog bark he must have"

    It's hysterical because for such a small dog, he's got a very BIG bark!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, Di. Hope you're having a supa' week!

    X and hugs to you and Hope!

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  41. That's such a great photo of you with your Mom! She looks like a very sweet lady. Nice to see your brother, too!

    And that dessert ... ! No, not the server, the other one!

    It looks as if you had a fabulous time, which is just so lovely, after your fears of flying and the storm and all. I love the picture of the stormy sky. Pity it had to go on and storm - why can't we have those skies 'just because' and then have them pass over us? Actually, that does happen here, quite a lot!

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  42. Hey there Jay~

    Thank you so much. Doesn't my Mom look wonderful, considering all that she went through back in the spring? It was so wonderful see her with a lot of energy and healthy.

    "And that dessert ... ! No, not the server, the other one!"

    HA!

    "Pity it had to go on and storm - why can't we have those skies 'just because' and then have them pass over us? Actually, that does happen here, quite a lot!"

    Funny you said that because this afternoon the sky here got VERY stormy-looking, as though it was going to POUR, but then it passed!?! I love a stormy sky!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, Jay. Hope your week is going well and that everything is well with Sid.

    X

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  43. Ron, you make Florida look AMAZING! Sorta like CSI Miami did! LOL

    Your mother is gorgeous and your brother is handsome. Not as handsome as you but he's a doll!

    Egrets are white. I don't know that that one is. Cosmo is a cutie! I'm so glad you had such a great visit. :)

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  44. Hey there Lady Nitebyrd~

    "Ron, you make Florida look AMAZING! Sorta like CSI Miami did! LOL"

    HAHAHAHHAHA! Cracked me up!

    It was so much FUN taking photos of Florida, since living in a city for the past 11 years. It brought back a lot of GREAT memories for me because I so enjoyed my time living there.

    "Egrets are white. I don't know that that one is."

    That's what I thought too, Egrets are white. I have no idea what that bird is, although I love its color!

    Isn't Cosmo a cutie pie? He's such a sweet little dog.

    Thanks so much for stopping by Sis! Hope you're having a great week!

    X ya!

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  45. What a beautiful area!

    Pearl

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  46. Aw...thanks, Pearl!

    It was so great to visit Florida again after being gone for so long.

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by. Hope you're enjoying an AWESOME summer!

    X

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  47. Wonderful photos, Ron. I especially like the one of the view down the dock. The angle and lighting in that one are so beautiful!

    Sounds and looks as though you had a great time visiting our family!

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  48. Howdy Robert~

    Thank you, glad you enjoyed the photos. The one you speak of, I wasn't even sure if it would turn out because I took it without a flash, therefore I didn't know if the natural lighting would be okay. I got lucky on that one - HA!

    Yes, I had a faaaaaaaaaabulous time visiting my family. The two weeks FLEW by!

    Hope you're enjoying your week. Thanks so much for stopping by!

    X

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  49. Does your camera not have a light adjusting feature?

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  50. Hi Matt! No, I don't think it does. I use a point and shoot camera (Nikon L22). I still have a DVD manual that I saved when I first purchased the camera, so I may have to look at it again more thoroughly to see if it does come with that feature.

    Thanks for mentioning that!

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  51. Hi Ron,

    The desert looks really, really delicious!
    I love the picture with the rainbow, the landscape looks very nice. The picture taken from your mom's girlfriend's house is great as well. It reflects the beautiful heart of the house owner.
    It was a great holiday indeed!

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  52. Greetings Zunnar~

    Nice to see ya again!

    Aw...thank you, glad you enjoyed the photos. I had such a GREAT time visiting my family!

    "The picture taken from your mom's girlfriend's house is great as well. It reflects the beautiful heart of the house owner."

    Beautifully stated! And you're right, she does have a beautiful heart.

    Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you're enjoying your summer.

    Have a super week!

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