Saturday, January 30, 2010


They might be small and they might be cute, but you don't want get hit by a speeding golf car - especially if it is driven by a little old lady rushing to meet her friends for an "early bird" dinner in Spanish Springs!

Blackwater Inn - Astor, Florida

The Blackwater Inn is something of a Florida icon, serving good food and drinks for a number of years. It is located on the St. John's River, just off Highway 40, in Astor, Florida.

Tree plant near downtown Cedar Key

Perhaps one of our readers will know the name of this plant?

Friday, January 29, 2010

Lake Sumter Line - Lake Sumter Landing

The Frosty Mug

An Icelandic restaurant in Mt. Dora, Florida (whatever that means!)

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Neatly decorated radio station - Lake Sumter Landing

Old Naples train station

The old Naples train station in southwest Florida, now a museum, provides a home for these railway cars, which have been transformed into gift shops.

Cedar Key icons

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Do not, I repeat, do not feed ze gators!

This is for my good friend, Vogon Poet, who with his sweetie, Trillian, produce the amazingly beautiful blog from Livorno, Italy. Dr. Poet likes all things Florida (especially The Villages) except for our friendly little gators!

Striped donkey at Miami Zoo

Heh, heh! I KNOW it's a zebra! Sheesh!

The calm before the storm

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The sinking ship in the morning fog

This ship, which continues to slowly sink into Lake Sumter, is found at Lake Sumter Landing. Not to worry, though. Remember this is a "Disneyesque" world and it is meant to do that!

High divers - Marineland - near St. Augustine

Heading out to do some fishing

Monday, January 25, 2010