Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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Another trip to the History Park

Still a great place in Punta Gorda to spend some time.  The Hibiscus are coming in to bloom and there is an abundance of birds in the park.  The craft shop in the Trabue Land Office has a list of … Continue reading

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An hour at the Punta Gorda History Park

I decided to take a walk around the history park this morning just to see what the activity was like.  There are no eagles on the nest this year but still plenty of other activity around. This Grackle was sitting … Continue reading

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Two more from the Punta Gorda Isles Lighted Boat Parade

Just two more shots from the boat parade I was asked how I got these shots. All of these shots were taken with a Nikon D90 with 50mm f1.8D lens. Manual exposure mode 1/100th of a second at f1.8. Pictures … Continue reading

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Punta Gorda Isles Christmas Boat Parade

The parade was held December 17th and the route took the boats around the perimeter canal and along some of the transit canals.  I’m not sure how many boats took part this year but, it was an enjoyable evening watching … Continue reading

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Improvements at Babcock-Webb WMA

On Thursday, I took a scouting trip out to the Babcock-Webb Wildlife Management Area to see what the hunting area looked like this year.  It will be open through January 13th, 2012 so, if you want to see it, now is the … Continue reading

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Charlotte County Extension Demonstration Garden Revisit

The other day, I was out and about and noticed a lot of cars in the lot at the Extension Demonstration Garden on Florida Avenue.  It turned out to be the local Master Gardeners having a plant and cutting sale.  … Continue reading

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