New Year's Eve
We had time to kill before our flight from Ft. Myers back to Akron, so we stopped into the Edison & Ford Winter Estates (photos coming). We left the relative...
posted on Dec. 31, 2009
12/27 - Avian and Marine Rehab
Adjacent to the Mote Aquarium in Sarasota, was the Save Our Seabirds Rehab Center and the Goldstein Marine Mammal Research Center. There we got to see seabirds...
posted on Dec. 30, 2009
12/27 - Mote Aquarium
Today (December 27th), the weather was cloudy and cool. So, we headed over to the Mote Aquarium on the north side of St. Armands Key. Mote specializes in...
posted on Dec. 29, 2009
12/26 - John's Pass
After Indian Rocks Beach, we headed up to John's Pass in Madiera Beach. It is a tourist trap featuring a bunch of shops and a boardwalk.
posted on Dec. 28, 2009
12/26 - Indian Rocks Beach
Today (December 26), most of the group bundled up and headed north to Indian Rocks Beach where Mark, Mira, and the girls like to vacation. We parked at the...
posted on Dec. 27, 2009
12/25 - Christmas Dinner
Since we're on vacation and no one wanted to cook up a Christmas feast, we headed to the closest Chinese buffet. I didn't do a good job of capturing everyone,...
posted on Dec. 26, 2009
Christmas on the Beach
For a change of pace, our family decided to head to Florida for the week between Christmas and New Year's Day. Upon arrival, our first order of business was to...
posted on Dec. 25, 2009
On Christmas Eve, we brought Steph's Grandma to her home for a good part of the midday. What started out as just me, Mary, Steve, Stephanie, Grandma, and...
posted on Dec. 24, 2009
My First Attempt at Tilt-Shift Photography
This is my first attempt at tilt-shift photography. “Tilt-shift photography refers to giving the subject of a photo a miniature look or toy-like appearance....
posted on Dec. 22, 2009
Crazy Christmas Lights
This shot doesn't do the amount of lights on and around this house justice…
posted on Dec. 21, 2009
Singin' to the Seniors
Wanting to do something special for the folks living at Stephanie's grandmother's wellness center, Steph recruited Alice and Katie to sing Christmas songs while...
posted on Dec. 19, 2009
Hudson Hoops at Solon
Hudson traveled to Solon tonight.
posted on Dec. 18, 2009
DC Trip - Smithsonian
A statue of James Smithson overlooks the National Museum of Natural History and the rest of the amazing museums his estate funded. The Smithsonian Institution...
posted on Dec. 17, 2009
A Visit from the Colegroves
Stephanie's childhood friend, Jen, and her two girls were in town for some family business and stopped by for dinner tonight.
posted on Dec. 16, 2009
DC Trip - Vet
A veteran visits the memorials and monuments around the Reflecting Pool.
posted on Dec. 15, 2009
DC Trip - Animals
Photos taken October 20 & 21, 2009.
posted on Dec. 14, 2009
Coffee After Church
After mass, Alice, Emily, Katie, Stephanie, and I headed to our favorite coffee shop for some lunch and caffeine.
posted on Dec. 13, 2009
Five Bucks is Five Bucks...
We ordered pizza from Papa John's for dinner tonight and on top of the boxes there was a flyer that said that if you take a photo of the pizza and email it to...
posted on Dec. 12, 2009