Thursday, June 17, 2010

Toojay's - Spanish Springs (Posterized)

An elderly Ford pickup

This beautiful vehicle was for sale, so far as I could tell. But not having money nor a place to put it, I did not inquire further. Would love to drive it around town, though.

The Bait Bucket - on the Dock

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Evening on Lakeshore Drive - Lake Sumter Landing

Florida moon

Captain Doug's Tidewater Tours, Inc.

Captain Doug has been running Captain Doug's Tidewater Tours, Inc. in Cedar Key for the past 10 years. Formerly a policeman, he retired and headed for his first love, the water. He operates a 34 passenger boat called Princess Anne, which "is Cedar Key's only U.S. Coast Guard inspected vessel authorized to carry over six passengers."

Captain Doug offers "Island tours, Suwannee River Tours, Coastal Backcountry Tours, Birding, Island Drop Offs, Group Charters, Weddings and Spreading of Ashes."

In the second photo you see his wife, Barbara, who keeps the whole operation running smoothly!

If you plan to visit Cedar Key and wish further information, you can email Captain Doug as They also have a website:

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Custom golf car in Spanish Springs

...and it can be yours for just a little over $10,000 USD!

Along a central Florida road

Photo by Lois Anne.

The Rusty Rim & Coconuts - another look

Bikinis welcome!!!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Bird on a cross - Spanish Springs

Photo by Lois Anne.

One of Florida's nicest billboards!

Motorcycle haven

On a normal weekend, Cedar Key is awash in motorcycles. They come from far and near and many sport the American flag.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Taking a break - Lake Sumter Landing

Goethe State Forest

The Goethe State Forest is a 53 thousand plus acre multi-use forest administered by Florida's Division of Forestry. There are trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, etc. It is located due west of Ocala, not too far from Dunellon, Florida.

The Rusty Rim & Coconuts from the front