Monday, October 24, 2011

Long Lost Friend

A while ago my 'real' camera started acting up for no reason. (Not my sad, little point and shoot.)  Apparently the aperture control just up and quit working so it was out of commission. This was right before the move so one thing lead to another and things were busy and getting it fixed got put on the back burner.  I finally decided to get it fixed last month and I'm so glad I did.  I didn't realize how much I missed it until I got it back.  Last weekend, the Hubs and I  took off for St. Augustine.  On our way out of town,we took a walk over the bridge for a little photography expedition. The weather was perfect and I'm loving these photos.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

In Case of Zombie Apocalypse...

I am so excited that a new season of The Walking Dead is right around the corner.  For those of you that aren't familiar, it's a show about a zombie outbreak in and around Atlanta and a group of folks trying to survive it all.  Pretty scary, huh?  It's on AMC so the story is really, really good and last season the Hubs and I were hooked.  The last episode ended with the group making their way from the woods outside of town into the city to the CDC, where they hoped they would find help. I also like trying to pick out landmarks and recognizable locations since they film in Atlanta and Senoia, GA.
And it got me thinking...what would I do if 'it' really hit the fan? Obviously I'd need to work out a ton of details like making sure we had a stockpile of food, wine and weapons.  My grandad has some land with a little lake on it outside LaGrange, Georgia.  He calls it 'The Outback'.  Now that I think about it, it's not too far from Columbus (and Fort Benning) and not too far from Atlanta (and the CDC).
Friendly Cows at The Outback
And since my grandad was an Eagle Scout and in the National Guard, he'd be super prepared with cots and fishing supplies and we'd be good to go.  Hopefully, it will never come to that, but if it does, I've got a plan!  We'll just hang out at the lake, fish and hunt for food, milk cows and have a bonfire every night.  Either that, or we'll just take over the world and make it our playground like they did in Zombieland!

Sunday, October 9, 2011


I've been taking a lot of photos for work lately and I'm loving the beautiful fall sunshine and cooler weather.

The Hubs and I finally got a chance to explore a little more of Jacksonville. We went out for a date night and enjoyed dinner at European Street (they certainly know how to make a good Sangria!) and the Jacksonville Symphony. I wore my polka dot dress for the first time and I'm loving these earrings from F21.

My Sis visited and we went to see the Grandparents down at The Villages in Lady Lake, FL. If you've never been there, it's quite a sight. Thousands and thousands of retirees scooting around on custom golf carts, playing golf and enjoying happy hour. I wonder if they let 30 year olds in...I could totally enjoy that speed of life...
And enjoy cupcakes too, obviously.

So we've been in Jacksonville a little while now and it has been crazy and busy. We finally got out on the town the other day, since the majority of the weekends we have still been back and forth to Gainesville. Last weekend I went to the opening of Sweet at the Town Center with my new friends Tricia, Natalie and Sonja to enjoy some tasty, tasty cupcakes!
Boston Cream Cupcake (my favorite!)

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Finally Fall

It's still not quite chilly in Florida yet (obviously), but at least it's starting to feel a little bit more like fall around these parts. I got to go out to Micanopy yesterday for some photos for work and we got to see the cutest little corn maze. Coon Hollo is the most adorable little farm! Take a look for yourself...

They even have a donkey named Paco, he was quite friendly.
I am so ready for some more chilly days, hot chocolate and the holidays right around the corner!