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We were in London for a few days earlier this month before and after a cruise. Ruth's first time and my last visit was in the 70's. A lot of the time was walking around the Paddington and Kensington areas,... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at Bill's Blog
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Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg, FL revisited More Chihuly from May, 2021 March, 2022 Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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The third in a series on the riverside complex in Apalachicola that was once Boss Oyster, Carolines Restaurant, and the Apalachicola River Inn. This post focuses on the River Inn and Carolines. Earlier posts are here: The story and images... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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On Saturday, March 13 a 200-yard wide EF1 tornado with winds of 110MPH ripped through Ocala, Florida. Trees, fences, and some structures were damaged. A recent foggy sunrise created an eerie damaged landscape. The white pieces are wall insulation blown... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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A piece of Florida tradition... Florida kitsch... is disappearing. Robinson's Pecan House had, according to the Monticello News in 2020, been run by Arthur Robinson for 43 years and before that by his brother, Willie, for 37 years. Noticeable for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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Boss Oyster, and the conjoined River Inn and Caroline's restaurant were long-time favorites in Apalachicola, Florida. Hurricanes and the Pandemic shut them down. Click here to read their story in my earlier post. In late February 2022, I was able... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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Last three images. All caught up! Hurricanes and the Pandemic shut down Boss Oyster in Apalachicola. Rumor has it rebuilt this year to be World Famous again! A ceiling map: St. George Island Anonymous Big Hunk Thanks for looking at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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After the storm- Anne Marie Island, August 2021 Sunset viewing Watching Patiently waiting for sunset First morning coffee Outside the Dali Museum, September 2021 Um, excuse me, ma'am, do you have the time? Ants amongst the cacti Boat in an... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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Admiring the view Headin' out Headin' in St. Pete skyline from the new pier The first aitline pilot The first airline copilot? Urban art End of day St. Petersburg, FL May, 2021 Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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Abandoned motel in Central Florida The roses are starting to take over Back alley dinosaur off to do some fishin'. Glass blowing in St Pete My two most favorite people! Growth amongst the rocks St. Pete at night (Rowdies game... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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May, 2021 The St. Augustine Distillery Superb small- batch bourbon Replacing the Santa Maria Restaurant. Here is what it looked like in 2018: https://www.billterry1.com/2018/12/out-of-business-santa-maria-restaurant.html The gate at the pier entrance is the only part of the original restaurant left. Classic... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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From May, the Lightner Museum in St., Augustine, Florida I liked the full painting in the Music Room but also liked it cropped a bit... 'Don't know what this is, but it sure is intricate. Looking Down. View through a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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Here goes a series of posts wandering back through 2021, posting images taken but not seen... I am not totally sure where this was. It was shot with my little DX0 and grouped in with a bunch of other miscellaneous... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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In Apalachicola, behind the Seafood Festival, there is an old pier. The "Old Guys Playing Old Music" were close to the beginning of the pier but the rest of it was empty. Old Guys on a boat jamming old rock... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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Apalachicola, Florida: "Apalach" Go to my Apalachicola Gallery, with images going back to 2015, here: https://billterry1.smugmug.com/Places/Apalachicola Happy Cat Palm This vessel does not have insurance. Board and work at own risk Miss Martha: rode hard Four pelicans plus one Retail/... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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The evening of December 31, 2021 was warm, humid and foggy... But a good time was had by all. Inside... And out. As fitting for the year 2021 was, we have "inexpensive" dinner wine in real wine glasses, a really... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2022 at Bill's Blog
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Break on through to the other side- The Doors (1967) Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2021 at Bill's Blog
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Literally on the road... in the car: See the raindrops on the windshield? Clouds almost obscuring the mountains Off the interstate, on a side road: At a Rest Stop: I always wonder about these signs: pet in area in the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2021 at Bill's Blog
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Main Street Apalachicola, FL on a slow Sunday afternoon How to open a door! It is a very straight street There is no Rainbow Motel The unofficial bird of Florida Opinions and Blue Bird Ice Cream And a few off... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2021 at Bill's Blog
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The Prisoner Wine Company Outstanding labels Tres Sabores Julie's winery is one of our favorites Inglenook Francis Ford's little chateau December 19, 2021 Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2021 at Bill's Blog
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Honig Vineyard Honig's bee symbol James Cole Winery One of two things every winemaker stores with his wine... The other, of course, is a classic Rolling Stones pinball machine! December 18, 2021 Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2021 at Bill's Blog
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On our way through California, we saw increasing clouds as we headed towards Barstow. Stopping at a rest area, they started looking more ominous, obscuring the upcoming mountains... As it turns out, on down the road at the Tehachapi Pass,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2021 at Bill's Blog
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Memories of a Friend and Thoughts from 2009 (click on the words at the bottom of the image) 'Miss you, my friend. December 12, 2021 Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2021 at Bill's Blog
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On the road to California... Biloxi West Texas Pecos December 8-11, 2021 Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2021 at Bill's Blog
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After a dreary and rainy Friday. Saturday, November 6 arrived as a glorious but windy, chilly morning. 'Perfect day for the annual Florida Seafood Festival Parade in Apalachicola, FL. It was the definition of a smalltown parade, bringing out almost... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2021 at Bill's Blog