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Final day at Gamble Rogers

Tuesday December 18, 2012
Site 4 Gamble Rogers State Park, Flagler Beach, Florida
Temperatures:  HI 81, LO 59

 

This blog is still a few days behind so let me wish you
a very Happy Winter Solstice
now that the world has not come to an end. 
Starting today, days will be getting longer. 
Hazzah!

 

Now flash back to Tuesday:

Today is the day I have been hoping for.

The sun is out all day long today for the first day since we arrived.  The camp hosts tell me THIS is how the weather usually is here at Gamble Rogers in December.  I’m glad I get such a perfect day as my farewell to Gamble Rogers.  There really aren’t words to say how beautiful it is so I’ll just let it speak for itself.

Here is a BIG snapshot of our glorious final day.

 

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The beautiful coquina in an amazing variety of colors.

 

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SUNSET

 

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Tomorrow we’ll be traveling across the state to pick up Carrie at the Tampa Airport on our way to spend two weeks at Oscar Scherer State Park in Osprey, Florida.

17 comments:

  1. Somehow I think you might like the beach . . . don't know why . . . ;) Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and joyous holidays with much love, laughter and the making of cherished memories! xxxx

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  2. you certainly have quite the eye for pictures..and your shots are beautiful...enjoy your time with Carrie :) Merry Christmas to you Carrie and David and all the best for much health and happiness in 2013...

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  3. Lovely photos! Miss the beach. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas with family.

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  4. Great picture - I especially like the profile and the footprint ones. When you return to Gamble Rogers, I definitely want to join in the fun and beauty!!

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  5. So glad you got one of THOSE days:o)) For beach people it doesn't get any better!!

    Safe Travels and Happy Trails....

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  6. A picture sends a thousand words and you right on it....perfect!

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  7. This, is the way I imagined a Florida beach should look like. So glad the sun gave a show for your last day there. May it follow you to the next destination.

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  8. Wishing you a very Happy Winter Solstice ;)

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  9. I could smell the ocean, Sherry. Yum. By the way, just an aside here, but I think David is looking really really good! Nice to see the shadow shot of you two on the beach together I love that. Travel safe and have a wonderful Christmas!

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  10. At least you had the one perfect day, hope that your next stop gives you many perfect days!

    Nice to see you're still around after the end of the world yesterday to enjoy many more walks on the beach. :c)

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  11. Soothing pictures of the beach. I was thinking the same thing, David looks good!

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  12. What a beautiful day from sunrise to sunset for your send-off!

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  13. Glad you got a nice day in before you left. I love the cinnamon colored sand in that area.

    David looks real good!

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  14. Ok it is official, I am home sick for Florida.

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  15. Really spectaular photos. I can almost smell the salt in the air! Enjoy your holidays with family and be glad that THIS year is nearly behind you. I really enjoy reading your blog and keeping up with your lives. I wish all the best in the coming year...and no more BIG surprises.

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