My adventures in paradise..
the story begins to unfold...
It was just a regular day..
for Denver that is..
but perfect flying weather..
and I was headed home to Florida!
for TWO whole GLORIOUS weeks!
the flight was great..
I dozed..and read according to plan..
landed in Florida,
picked up the rental car..
(a tiny economical,fuel efficient car)
gas prices were between $3.65 and $3.99,
but the tank held about 8 gallons..
and mileage averaged 33 mpg!)
(Denver gas prices are $3.27-$3.45)
and headed to Di's ..
what a shock for these winterized eyes..
what a variety of shades of green ..
softly budding trees..
Dogwoods dripping with Spanish moss...
shades from white, to pinks, purples and red....
blooming riotously colorfully..
beneath tall longleaf pines..
under spreading liveoaks..
behind picket fences..
hugging porch foundations..
oh my gosh!
Spring really had returned home to the South..again!
and that was simply my first few hours!!
passed the beach..
first the glowing yellow seedpods of the sea oats..
beckoning below the bluest sky..
called to me tempting,
yep..you bet I stopped!.
(came to a screeching halt really!)
wouldn't you for this incredible view?
and of course..
filling my lungs to capacity with fresh salt air..
listened to the seabirds..chattering and squawking..
not a soul in sight as far as I could see!!
the beach was mine!!
off came the sandals..
toes buried in the sand..
color me happy faced!!
miles to go before time to sleep.
all under those beautiful blue Florida skies...
adventures of Loui♥..to be continued.....
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