Archives for 2011

Christmas Morning on Siesta Key, Florida

Started the day early to sit on the beach drinking Mimosa’s to welcome the dawn.  Got to the beach before the light of day.  There were only two other cars in the parking lot on this morning.  As we strolled across the sand with cups in hand to toast the dawn others arrive, with the same idea […]

A Random Act of Kindness Canine Dimensions

The holiday season is upon us, and begins to remind us all about the love of family, friends and the ability to spread joy to others.  It sounds somewhat like a ‘Hallmark’ card to speak like this, but it is so true.  As we’ve all seen, with the news alone, depression can also weigh some […]

Madison River Buffalo Jump

Early June one Sunday Morning, we went for a drive and end up at the Madison River Buffalo Jump. Early June is a great time to go hike up the cliffs and make the loop through the park. When buffalo roamed the plains, native people followed  seasonal patterns influenced by the lifecycles of plants, spawning […]

A Sunday Afternoon Paddle About

Yesterday was one of those perfect days of sun and a little breeze blowing off the gulf.  I had thrown the kayaks on the roof of the van, strapped them down and headed out to siesta key for an afternoon of paddling. upon arriving at the Turtle Beach Access on the south end of Siesta […]

20th Annual Mustang Shelby Ford Car Show (photo essay 2)

Here more photo’s of some pretty amazing cars.  St Armand’s Circle is an incredible place to spend the day shopping and eating.                                                                   […]

20th Annual Mustang Shelby Ford Car Show (photo essay 1)

On Lido Key at St. Armand’s Circle today was the 20th annually Mustang, Shelby Ford Car Show.  The proceeds of the show went to the local Guide Dog Institute. It was a beautiful day.  Here are two Photo Essays of some of the great cars.  There were just to many awesome cars to show them all.     […]

Vacation Or Adventure

A conversation with my oldest daughter sticks in my mind. We had been reminiscing about our South East.Asia trip earlier this year. She asked me if I had been expecting a vacation. My reply was, “With you…nothing is a Vacation” There was a delay… then I finished with “Just hanging out with you is an […]

An Evening Walk on The Beach Today 11.18.11

It was a great evening to go for a walk.  A calm gentle breeze, rolling waves, with pelicans diving for jumping bait fish. To walk on the beach, is such a recharge for the soul.                                         […]

Happenings This Weekend in St. Augustine

Friday: November 18 CANNON UNVEILING AT THE LIGHTHOUSE See history come to life when marine archaeologists from the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum unveil a cannon recovered earlier this summer from a shipwreck found off the St. Augustine coast. This rare cannon was covered in concretion from the shipwreck site that has already produced five […]

Helen Harrison Presents Walk on White

HARRISON GALLERY WALK ON WHITE NOVEMBER 17, 2011 6-8 PM harrison-gallery.com benharrisonkeywest.com