Saturday, February 28, 2009

A ray of hope

This gentleman walked out to the waters edge, opened his beach chair, then sat down facing the approaching storm. Either he was hoping the storm would pass elsewhere, or he was hoping he could catch a few rays before it hit.

Friday, February 27, 2009

A evening vision in magenta

In this night photo of the dock area, shot from the bay/marina side, the colors show much more magenta than the previous night shot we put up.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Cedar Key carriage ride

While Cedar Key is not a large community, it has an interesting history and numerous sites of historical interest. This is an easy way to get around town (in the summer, especially) while at the same time learning everything you need to know about Cedar Key.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Cedar Key Cracker Home

This 19th century cracker home, similar to thousands across Florida at the time, has been lovingly restored and sits on the site of the Cedar Key Museum.

Interior shots of the kitchen and dining room are by Lois Anne.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

The Island Hotel & Restaurant

The Island Hotel on Cedar Key's main drag was built in 1859 as a general store. Today it is a Bed & Breakfast with 10 rooms. It has survived numerous hurricanes over the years, and is said to be visited by ghosts.

The Island Hotel & Restaurant is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Read a fascinating account of its construction and history here.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Cedar Key back bays

Photo by Lois Anne.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Sunken slowly

A boat that has seen its better days.