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St. Pete . . . March 26th through April 1st
The daytime of life so swiftly is passing . . . .
Today is rainy and gloomy . . .
so this will be a good catch up day with my blog . . .
Highlights from vacation week in St. Petersburg, Florida included a dinner cruise on a riverboat. A couple from England had just gotten married, and we joined in celebrating their reception.
[The drinks were wonderful . . . and the dinner was so-so.
I really enjoyed going downtown for the farmer's market. It runs from March until May . . . as it is too hot to be out shopping in the morning sun after this.
Downtown St Petersburg
Lunch at the hotdog stand . . . YUM
Flowering plants for sale. . .
[Fresh Fruits and Veggies anyone???? (Too bad we were flying home . . . as our local farmer's market does not start until May!)
[Having fun in the vintage clothing section of an antique store . . . 5 stories tall . . . and full of goodies!!!!
Gangway . . .Arggggg . . . walk the plank, matey . . .
[I did buy a two volume book about Abraham Lincoln written by Carl Sandburg, a book of Irish Proverbs for Adam, my eldest son, and an 1870 almanac . . .
Notice the ship on the horizon . . .
Sunset arrives as everyone stops their activity to watch. . .
View from the tiki bar . . .
Vernon (Robb's dad) and I enjoying the warm night on the beach.
The monkey guards the beach from a coconut tree . . . complete with coconuts!!!
All in all . . . we had a nice week . . . glad to get home . . . after all, I am a North Carolina girl . . .
New & Easy Drink Recipe:
Malibu Coconut rum and pineapple juice over ice . . . YUM!
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Ohh that looked like a wonderful trip, and you all had a great time. I'm jealous! lol. Those sunset pics, thats what the midnight sun is like here, but it don't go down, just cruises across the sky.
WOW I'm jealous too. How I would love to have walked around the farmers market with you. You even had sunshine - what more could you ask?!! So glad you enjoyed yourselves.
Yep, looks like you had a wonderful time. Coconut rum, I will have to search for that next time we buy wine.
Sunshine, warmth, lovely view and all those flowers... A dream holiday for me. Thank you for sharing.
Great pics. So glad you had a great time. Thanks for sharing.
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