Anastasia Island is another Barrier Island with beautiful deserted and unspoiled beaches, dunes and marshland separating the town of St. Augustine from the Ocean. Egret taking me for a walkThe State Park there has many secluded campsites in the palmetto and palm forest. We always had a view of the St. Augustine lighthouse no matter where we were and enjoyed the tour. Plenty of seabirds scavenging on the beach in the early morning and some beautiful sunrises in the stormy windy weather we experienced. We had one warm day which allowed us to open the van up and work at the beach, our perfect ‘office’.

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  • Anastasia Island, FL

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    Farmer’s Market, Musician Country Jam

    February 2 – 8: This city has much to offer the tourist and longtime snowbird. Thankfully we had two local guests who dictated a big list of things to do and see. Wendy and Chick Opel, friends from Annapolis, who have purchased a house here and had many ideas on how Colin and I should spend our time. The Farmer’s Market with live music next to our campsite, the Trolley Tours to include the historical downtown St. A, the Castillo de San Marcos (fort), and the music box demonstrations at the Lightner Museum, to name just a few of their suggestions. Delightful time, but we are toured out!

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  • St. Augustine, Florida

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  • I awoke to the Beatles playing, Today is Your Birthday and indeed it was, and then When I’m Sixty-Four (also true). Colin brought me chocolate coffee in bed, we went out to eat dinner at our favorite style of food, Indian, and then off to a movie. In years past I always wanted to see more difficult movies, emotionally challenging. One year we went to see Schindler’s List for my birthday. This year, a comedy, Hail Caesar. Colin started the day by walking the beach and brought me a most lovely sunrise picture.

    Feb4 Birthday Morning

    The morning of Feb. 4 by Mc0