Friday, October 16, 2009

(Last) Sunday Drive

Saint Mary's to be exact. I wasn't planning on going anywhere last Sunday, but the roads beckoned. And I always listen. Since I usually go either West to the Lake City area  to see family, or South to St Augustine, this time I went North. I'm always on the hunt for a good nature preserve or state park. I love walking along raised wooden walkways, or sandy paths to see what kind of wildlife there is out there. I never fail to see at least a hundred lizards, or egrets wading. I was on my way to check out the Crooked River State Park when I passed the Tabby Sugar Ruins. I stopped there to wander about the old grounds and take lots of photos. There were a few people that arrived just before me, and they left after only a few minutes. I never did make it to the State park, but I'm sure I will soon enough. I think the Submarine Museum would be a neat place to see as well.



This weekend I want to try and go see "where the wild things are". Even though I don't ever remember reading it or having it read to me, it looks like a fun, cute, sad movie. Saw this display in the window at Barnes & Noble last night.










The weekend plans are still a mystery....

8 comments:

Bea said...

Don't you just love those drives that take you to new places? Today, the sun came out after a week of grey weather and I grabbed my camera and off in the car I went. I think we might see the same movie this Sat. night. I remember reading it to my kids and I have no idea how they are going to stretch the book into a full length movie. Have a great weekend. :)Bea

Kim said...

Bea: Yes, it clocks in at a fairly short 1.5 hours, so we'll see! My best drives happen when I don't have a destination in mind, for sure!
You too! :)

aviewfromme said...

What a pretty spot. Ack! that spider!

Kim said...

Jeanne: hehe, yeah I *almost* walked right thru the web. s/he was huge!
And yes, it was a very pretty spot, in spite of the spider!

G said...

Nice pics.

Should be interesting to see how well Spike Jonez did "Where The Wild Things Are" book.

I remember reading this as a kid (yeah, I'm dating myself) and I thought it was a pretty scary story then.

Kim said...

G: I read a lot of dick & jane books as a kid (from what I can remember), and I spent pretty much my entire childhood in a library. It surprises me that I never had or read this book.

Lynn said...

I have always wanted to go to St. Mary's. Looks like a lovely and mysterious place.

Kim said...

Lynn: come on down! :)