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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Late Spring Vacation in Key West

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I usually select photographs for a blog post and then upload to flickr so I can embed the photolink.

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I did it differently this time because I wanted to upload more shots to flickr for a friend who is from Key West, FL to see what her hometown was looking like during my vacation.

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This is making it harder for me to figure out which ones to include in this post.

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It was nice to get away for an out of town vacation and I also took some time off once I got home because my adult child was visiting for mother's day and to help me deal with my house.

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The photographs are all from Key West although the narrative will skip around.

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The AIDS memorial is very touching.

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I've lived in the same house since 1984 and although I don't have plans to move it is overwhelming to think about a change that would involved packing up. By the way I live NC and although I have tried my best to hide my house in overgrown bushes, I haven't accomplished a hidden house like this one in FL.

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Avory offered to help me look through stuff and decide what I was ready to get rid of and what I wanted to keep.

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We got a remarkable amount done.

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It also motivated me to keep going with the rest, a little bit at a time.

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A lot of these shots are from the Key West public garden.

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A friend of my sister's is on the garden board and took us around while supplying us with interesting information about the plants and Key West history.

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I love gardens and always find it interesting to see ones with different growing conditions.

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I feel a bit guilty about the bird below although my brother in law set it free.

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When I started photographing him I thought he was on the outside of the screen resting.

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As it turned out he was caught between the glass and screen door.

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I usually avoid cars in photographs but the red car and red flowers seemed to go together.

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