Another tropical flower, the hibiscus is used in paper-making, foods ad beverages – now you know!
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Have you ever been to the beach around Sarasota or Clearwater, Florida? The sand is finely ocean-ground white quartz, and it looks like sugar. It feels cold on your feet! The water, because it’s “Gulf-side”, is very aqua, and words can’t even describe the beauty.
Here is a favorite design of mine – I included the pinkish sun-glow, the white sand, and aqua blue waters:
My area is looking like this also…and more snow is coming soon!
My in-laws are out-of-town (they live a mile away from us on the bay) and we’re caring for their dog every day. This morning we walked over to the bay side (we live on the creek side) and took Savannah (the dog) out for her walk. I captured a few images of the bay this morning, because I’ve never seen this much ice out there. I’ve heard stories of the “old days” when the bay would freeze right across, and now that we’ve experienced this cold snap I realize how cold for how long that would take. Maybe the world is getting warmer. Regardless, here are the photos – several taken from the vantage point of upstairs at my in-laws. Oh – it was 5 degrees F this morning at 0730. . .
These photos were taken with my wife’s point-&-shoot Sony HX7V. I’ve done quite a bit of post-processing…
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