Category Archive: Florida

Jul 05

Hellas Greek Restaurant at Florida’s Tarpon Springs

Hellas interior

Tarpon Springs, Florida is known for its Greek community founded in both the sponge diving business and restaurants and shops. One of the best restaurants is Hellas Restaurant and the joining Hellas Bakery. The businesses are on the main commercial street in the town, Dodecanese Boulevard. We really enjoyed our meal at the restaurant. The …

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Feb 28

Zephry Palms RV Park

We used the laundry facilities.

Sher and I needed a campground for a one night stay near Zephryhills, Florida. I found a special rate listed for Zephyr Palms RV park, gave them a call, and booked the reservation.The park staff was very nice when we pulled in at noon. Our site was still occupied, even though check out is supposed …

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Feb 26

Silver Springs at Ocala, Florida

Here is one photo that leaves no question as to when it was taken!

Silver Springs is one of Florida’s most famous state parks. We went there today and truly enjoyed to beauty of the park. We first went to the entrance that leads to the campgrounds and the main hiking trails. Here we paid our $8 entrance fee. The ranger directed us to the north entrance, and our …

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Feb 18

Beautiful Sand Hill cranes

Grateful for the photo ops

Today I heard Sand Hill cranes, looked up and there were three graceful cranes in flight. These photos are the result.

Feb 17

Dogs that love to ride

This pooch was a ham for the camera.

Lots of folks bring their dog(s) with them to the Flywheelers show in central Florida. With all the different kinds of transportation being used, you see different ways that the dogs ride as well.

Feb 16

Dogs at the Florida antique John Deere tractor show

A pair of cute little ones

Lots of folks have their dogs with them at the Florida Flywheelers antique tractor February show. Some walk, while some get to ride.

Feb 16

Saw a lot of antique John Deere tractors today


Today Sher and I finished setting up for the Flywheelers show that starts Wednesday. Final cleaning of some of the glassware and a couple of cabinets was needed. Then we finished putting the price tags on anything not already priced. Later in the day friends of ours kindly let us borrow their golf cart. We …

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Feb 15

Got propane, warmed up and then settled in for the week

Beautiful sunset to end the day

Today we went out to dump the black and grey water and get our propane tank filled at a Pilot Travel Center up the road. The cold weather around here means more RV’s using their furnaces. The tech at Pilot told me he has had their bulk propane tank filled three times in the past 48 …

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Feb 13

Afternoon shopping, an evening of music and a cold night coming

Buddy and Diane

Today was kind of a mixed bag. We are at the Florida Flywheelers grounds in preparation for the big show that starts next Wednesday. We set up our tables yesterday, and today we needed to make a run to town to get some food and some table cloths for our display tables. We went through …

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Feb 13

A kettle of vultures

There were at least thirty to forty others in the same area

Today at the Florida Flywheelers Antique Engine Club grounds I spotted a large kettle of vultures. Yes, a group of vultures in flight is called a kettle. The photo caught five of them nearly in a vertical line.

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