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Florida: The Sequel

Though it’s…a little over a week late now, here’s my chronicle of my latest Florida vacation. It was a shorter trip than usually (President’s Day weekend), but there definitely wasn’t any shortage of things to do! I hope you enjoy my pictures!

DAY ONE: 

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Our flight was about three hours long, and we landed in Florida a little later at night. We didn’t do a whole lot, save for have some delicious pizza (from Cappy’s) and pie (from Goody-Goody). But I did once again reunite with some old *ahem*…acquaintances, the demonic doll and the vampiric lamp.

DAY 2:

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In the morning, I spent some time feeding the neighbor’s cows some Spanish moss and oranges. Some of them even let me pet their noses 😭 I’ve missed these guys.

Later that day, we had lunch in Tampa and went to the Tampa Art Museum.

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Also, the only glimpse you’ll get of my sudden Lenny Busker hair, brought on by the humidity. 

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Our first stop was the Robert Indiana exhibit. I’d never heard of him before, and I immensely enjoyed viewing his art and exploring the meaning behind it.

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We also saw a plethora of classical Greek art. I especially enjoyed the statue of Athena and the vase with the sphinx on it.

 

DAY 3:

Our last full day in Florida was the always fun (and pretty much mandatory, considering the climate we’re in) beach day. This time, we went to Coquina Beach on Anna Maria Island.

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I didn’t get as many pictures, but it was most certainly a beautiful day. (I was too busy a. frolicking in the ocean b. trying to evade the throngs of loud tourists and c. evade the seagulls, which were frequently dive-bombing said tourists every time they saw somebody break out the sandwiches.)

 

DAY 3: 

Our last day in Florida was less eventful from the previous two days, consisting mostly of packing and eating Cuban food (*starts salivating*). But, I did get to visit my friends one last time.

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My bovine friends, that is. 😉

 

Overall, a relatively quiet trip to Florida, but a fun one nonetheless. I’m sorry about how late this post came, and I hope you enjoyed reading it. 🙂

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Florida (AGAIN…)

Hey everyone! Happy happy new year!!!

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As I mentioned in my last post (See 2017), I was in Florida for the past week or so. I just got back last night, and boy, I have some interesting stories…

Okay, let’s start off with the obligatory creepy doll.

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This time, it was right…behind…my…bed…watching me whilst I slept…

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On a much lighter note, I got a clip-on camera lens for Christmas. I took some pictures with the macro one, and got some great results!

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This year, we spent most of the week at a beautiful beach called Boca Grande. The first evening gave us a beautiful sunset. I found a bunch of shells, and we set off some fireworks by the beach on New Year’s Eve! It was pretty funny. (I only took videos of the latter, so I can’t show the firework footage.)

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Apparently, these guys are called butterfly shells. I personally thought this one looked more like a set of lungs.

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Conch shells!

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Downtown, there were a bunch of huge Banyan trees. They were beautiful! A lot of them had tiny, reddish vines running down the length of the trunk, making it look as though the trees had veins.

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I found this tiny little guy sitting by the TV on the day we left Boca Grande. He seemed to like my hand a lot. So cute!

 

Now, for the other creepy pictures from my grandparent’s house…

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*screaming*

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THAT’S RIGHT, THE MONKEY SKULL IS BACK! *louder screaming*

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Yep, the eyes on this thing are, in fact, fake. *shudder*

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s o m e  p e o p l e  j u s t  w a n t  t o  w a t c h  t h e   w o r l d  b u r n

 

Okay, I’ll spare you some more trauma and end this post here. Sweet dreams…

 

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Florida! (Again)

Hi again, everyone! Happy 2017!

I have just returned from my annual family sojourn in Florida, and it was very fun. I have LOTS of pictures to show you!

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Yeah, that’s right…the soul-sucking doll is back. And this time, she was right…behind…my air mattress…

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My grandma’s neighbors own cows, and they often come close to her property. I spent some time feeding them Spanish moss and grapefruit on the first day. MOO!

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A monarch butterfly at Lithia Springs park.

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Coquina Beach!

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This is literally the saddest manatee ever. I would hardly be able that it was a manatee if it didn’t say “manatee” right next to it. Nice job…

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Back at the Dalí! There was a Frida Kahlo exhibit this time, and this was from it. This is “The Chick”, which is now probably my favorite Kahlo.

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“The Hallucinogenic Toreador”, my favorite Dalí painting.

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Another one of my favorites, “The Ghost of Vermeer of Delft which can also be used as a Table”. Man, what a great name. Where can I get one of these?

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I mustache you a question…but I’ll shave it for later.

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Melting Clock bench selfie!

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ARGH…THE PUNS!!!! Okay, maybe I’m being a bit of a hypocrite, but y’know.

So, I had a great time in Florida! I’ll be back on Tuesday with a book review! Ciao for now!