Florida

Just Passing Through or Staying a While?

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Two-residents

After the hurricane did so much damage to our banana trees, we decided to thin the banana herd and took down quite a few. We have given away some to friends and, finally, transplanted a few to a more protected area of the garden. I went out to see how the transplants are faring. They seem to be doing well and I found these two little guys in the center of one of the trees. Since we are on the edge of a small lake, I don’t know if these two are just visiting or will like our garden enough to take up residence.

Until Next time,

Toni

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Is That a Flamingo?

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No it is a distant cousin, the Roseate Spoonbill, Ajaia ajaja. Don’t you just love the Latin name? But lots of visitors to Florida easily make that mistake, especially when the birds are in flight.

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The Garden Project

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While I have been spending a lot of time working inside of our new home, Mr. M has been busy outside. We have made many trips to the hardware store and local nurseries. One of his big projects has been a new garden. Here it is:

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The Bathroom Floors are Actually Finished

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It seems like it has taken a long time, but our bathroom floors are finished. Actually, they have been for a while but I have been too busy to post about them. We do need to cut the metal transition strips for the guest bathroom. But the floors are all finished! Here are a couple of pictures of our master bathroom:

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