Florida Christmas

A tree in CEDAR KEY

photo, Jan G. Annino  2008

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A pole.

A fishing net cast over a pole.

Seashells in the net.

(Let’s hope they are castaways &

weren’t taken live.)

Colored lights.

Cheers at Christmas.

The necklace of Cedar Key islands tip-toeing into the Gulf of Mexico are where cedar forests were lumbered-out for the world’s pencils (think Faber pencils, etc.)

So I like it that the village of Cedar Key’s marina tree

isn’t using up a living one.

Muir fans know the Cedar Keys as  the region where John

Muir regained his strength after his 1,000 mile walk to

the Gulf of Mexico.  I wonder if in his knapsack on that trip he

kept his journal with the assist of a Faber cedar pencil.

Greetings from Florida &  from  Jan G. Annino, a book-published writer of  creative-nonfiction,   new writer of children’s literature, at work on an  mfa in children’s literature from Hollins University.

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2 thoughts on “Florida Christmas

  1. Hey, I just wanted to thank you for the presents! 🙂 (It wouldn’t let me email you on your other site.)

    I haven’t done the book bloggers Secret Santa, but I have enjoyed it this year. 🙂

    The two books you sent are perfect. 🙂 My Husband’s Sweethearts will fit in with the chick lit challenge I’m doing, and I’ll have to find a place for the folklore book, which sounds awesome. 🙂 Thanks! 🙂

    Kelly
    khager.vox.com

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