Today was an unseasonably beautiful day with temps in the mid-70’s. (It’s normally well into the mid-80’s by now with feels-like temps into the 90’s.) And, having worked my butt off getting 8 orders made on Sunday, packed and shipped today (hopefully) in time for Mother’s Day, I rewarded myself with an afternoon romp around […]
Barenaked Ladies played the “Bands, Brew and BBQ” event at Busch Gardens Tampa on Sunday, February 17th and I was lucky enough to get to go see them! I’ve been a fan of Barenaked Ladies (BNL) for years now. I first got to see them open for one of my all-time favorite singers, Sarah McLachlan, […]
The Handmade Craft Holiday Market is THIS Friday and Saturday at Tampa Upcycle in Ybor!! PhoenixFire Designs will be there as a vendor along with a bunch of other awesome handmade crafters and artists! Please share and tell your friends!! Hope to see you there! Friday, December 7th 7pm-10pm Saturday, December 8th 11am-3pm Tampa Upcycle […]
Caught this really huge bee happily drinking from a yellow flower this afternoon at the park. The bee was very intent on it’s meal and didn’t mind me pointing my camera at it at all! 😉
Continuing Monday’s pics and Tuesday’s pics, here are some more of the historical botanical gardens, Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg, Florida. These were taken on Sunday, October 21st. Whew! Ok, I think that’s enough for now. Hope you enjoyed a look at the beautiful flowers, scenery and gardens of Sunken Gardens!
Tropical Storm Isaac’s projected path has been steadily moving westward over the past two days. This isn’t to say it’s a safe for Florida to relax – far from it. These things change on a dime and you never know where it will end up until it’s there. But, it’s tentatively good news. Spaghetti models […]
Well, good old tropical depression #9 has been named now: Isaac. And though it’s early to know with any real certainty where it’s going, current tracks put in on a direct course for Florida. Here’s the National Hurricane Center’s current path prediction: And, even looking at the early spaghetti models, many of them are plotting […]
Yesterday, we hit the Bay area Renaissance Festival. The weather was absolutely perfect and we wanted to take advantage of that. It’s been a VERY hot winter and since the festival runs February – April, it only gets hotter. And a sweltering festival makes for a very miserable time. But yesterday…oh, it was glorious weather. […]