DROPS IN THE BUCKET
Cancun to Xcalak, Mexico ~ 2006? to 2012
- Our palapa at Nah Uxibal on Soliman Bay, Mexico
- Sunrise over Punta Soliman, Mexico
- Xcalak dock
- Wally’s ready to cook and drink, Nah Uxibal, Soliman Bay, Mexico
- My favorite spot…Soliman Bay, Mexico, with a good book, a nice breeze, a cold cerveza and a side shot of tequila delivered by my wonderful husband.
- Indian Pass, St. Joe Beach & Apalachicola, Florida ~ 2011
St. Joe Beach sand turtle
Jamie, Tash and Bart on Indian Pass Beach, Florida
Blue heron, Indian Pass, Florida
Sea birds St. Joe Beach, Florida
Wally in Apalchicola
Up the Creek Raw Bar, Apalachicola, Florida
- LAS VEGAS, RED ROCK CANYON & VALLEY OF FIRE S.P. ~ January 2-7, 2010
Las Vegas sunset from our balcony suite at the MGM Signature Tower
Our living room at the MGM Signature. LOVE the Signature suites!
Fountain at Paris
Red Rock Canyon Park just 15 minutes outside Las Vegas. A great place for hikers and rock climbers to spend the day.
Red Rock Canyon in front of Turtlehead Mountain
Red Rock Canyon
Valley of Fire Arch
Valley of fire atal petroglyph
Valley of Fire Beehive rock - had to show the "beehive" - I am the Busy Bee!
Valley of Fire "face"
Jamie, Valley of Fire "Mouse's Tank" canyon
Jamie and Wally at Valley of Fire "Rainbow Vista"
Valley of Fire petroglyphs, Mouse's Tank canyon
- Mexico Beach to Sanibel Island, Florida ~ June 2010
Driftwood Inn from Beach
Driftwood Inn windchaser, Mexico Beach, Florida
We stayed a night at the Gulfside Motel on our way to Sanibel - old traditional Florida motel - pet friendly, no frills, but the ac worked!
We stayed at a little retro motel on Sanibel Island that was pet friendly.
Bart and Tash LOVE the beach! Look at all those little Sanibel shells.
Sanibel turtle tracks one morning
Pileated woodpecker at our Sanibel motel
SEDONA, JEROME & PHOENIX, ARIZONA ~ Sept 29-Oct 7, 2010
For my 40th Birthday we headed out west to visit Wally’s cousins and see the Grand Canyon and Sedona. Wally and the cousins did some quail hunting in the desert and I had fun spending time with his cousin Starr.
We stopped off at the Anasazi Montezuma Wells cliff dwellings on our way to Sedona.
Montezuma cliff dwellings from the cool canyon floor
Watched hot air balloons rising over Sedona at sunrise
- SCOTLAND ~ July 16-19. 2008
Cawdor Castle maze, Scotland
Crail, Scotland - gorgeous flowers everywhere in this tiny fishing village. We stayed our first night in a quaint B & B.
We stayed at the Selcraig B & B in Crail
ENGLAND ~ July 19-25, 2008 for the Ogles Family Reunion held in Morpeth at Longhirst Hall
Jamie and Wally at Ogles Manor House
A corgi friend at Eglingham Manor, England, another Ogles ancestral home. The owner's name was coincidentally Jamie also.
Some English sheep
Celtic cross in Ogles Castle parrish cemetery
AMSTERDAM ~July 26-29, 2008 with the Ogles cousins, Jim, Shawn & Starr
Amsterdam canal boat
Amsterdam antique shop
Wally liked Amsterdam
AMBERGRIS CAYE, BELIZE ~ NOV. 2-11, 2007
Casa at Ambergris Caye, Belize where we stayed
Turtle we met diving in Belize
Purply-pink barrel sponge, Belize
Jamie and Wally, scuba, Belize
We went out fishing with Capt. Tulu and Wally caught a nice barracuda. I kept catching trigger fish, which we kept throwing back, to Tulu's dismay. He wanted them to eat but I told him they were too pretty!
Nassau, Bahamas – hmmm, where are those pictures? must have been pre-digital