Just a nice Saturday gondola ride down Phillippi Creek. That’s amore.
Hope this slows you down and you take a deep breath to enjoy such stillness.
If you enjoy the country, a slower pace and way of life, getting a little dirty and wearing a big smile on your face, you’d enjoy Clewiston.
Close to Lake Okeechobee, Clewiston is known as Florida’s “sweetest town” due to the plethora of sugarcane fields! Clewiston is a city in Hendry County, Florida with a mere population of approximately 7,175 give or take a few.
If you do visit, you truly go back in time especially when you stay at the historic Clewiston Inn. It was built in 1938 by the United States Sugar Company to host company executives and visiting dignitaries. Pretty cool eh? The inn is registered as a National Historic Site which I didn’t realize when I stayed there for one quick evening. Sweet Clewiston takes me so far back to my childhood days spent with my grandparents on their 88 acres of land in Filmore, NY. The sights, the sounds, the smells. Absolutely everything, including the music playing on the radio with the windows down as you cruise through the country roads without a care in the world and the wind in your hair. Even when I’m just passing through, I get sucked in and stop along the country ways to photograph God’s great Earth and fondly think of my grandparents. I thank you Mr. Clewiston.
AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson and his wife, Brenda, donated an undisclosed amount of money to create the “Brian Johnson Music Therapy Center” at Sarasota Memorial in the Pediatrics unit. Sounds like incredible music to our ears.
Still something pretty special about seeing lights in palm trees in the winter even after living in Florida for nearly two decades. Had some fun with filters in Photoshop. A little dark but still fun.
She is a stray but doesn’t act like one. Her name is Stormy but she is extremely calm. Her green eyes are so expressive she mesmerizes me. I see her almost weekly and she has a serious but sweet message in her eyes. Do you see it?