Monday, November 10, 2008

MyWorld Tuesday, Vacation Edition

With my mom & sister visiting this past weekend, I've seen a lot more of "my world" than I usually do. I took them to Atlantic Beach & St John's town center on Thursday, and out to visit my aunt (mom's sister) & uncle in Lake City on Friday. While they visited, sis & I headed out to Cedar Key, on the gulf coast. Wow, what a neat little seaside town!! There was so much to see & do, little shops to explore and people to watch. We ate at the Dock Street depot, overlooking the ocean, and watching people fish off the piers. Food was good, service not so much. On the way out we saw them doing a controlled burn on a field. Then we went back to pick up my mom and head back home to Jacksonville.

The palm & boat are from Cedar Key, what a gorgeous view!

On Saturday we drove up to Fernandina/Amelia Island. We got to walk on the beach a bit, see the Veterans day Parade, visit the farmers market and get a bag of kettle corn (Yum!). For lunch we ate at Brett's Waterway Cafe, absolutely delish! The food, sevice and atmosphere were outstanding all the way around!
Sunday we visited the Zoo. We didn't get to quite see everything, but we saw quite a bit. The primates are probably my favorite zoo creatures, so playful! The giraffes were very cool!

Today we took it easy, and did nothing. I went into work for lunch as we had our LEAP awards ceremony, then out for lunch (just an appetizer for me) with mom & sis. Hit up starbucks for a frap to kill a few minutes, then dropped them off at the airport.

Now I'm home, and the cat is wondering why the house is so darn quiet.

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Jeanne said...

Sounds like you guys had a wonderful time. Love that island pic and the giraffe.

ChrissyM said...

Sounds like you had a wonderful weekend. Great photos!

Photo Cache said...

It's fun to be a tourist in your own town sometimes.

Love the photos. See you next week.

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Pea in a Pod said...

Beautiful photos! I am in dire need of a getaway! Looks like a great place to relax:)

Posted mine, HERE. Have a great day! And nice to view your world today!

Brit' Gal Sarah said...

Looks wonderful and like you had fun

babooshka said...

My kind of weekend. That giraffe is a great shot.

A Blog In The Rough said...

it's always fun to tour your own town and remember all the neat things you sometimes forget are there.

John said...

Great photos and informative post!

Thanks for visiting and for sharing.

Gretchen said...

Great photos. I really love the giraffe ones. :)

Laura ~Peach~ said...

beautiful vacation and I LOVE the "riff raff!" adorable!