Sailing out of St. Augustine for a few hours, some outstanding Cuban food

We've had something of a crazy and exciting day today. Our family woke up early this morning and drove up the A1A to St. Augustine to go sailing on a 40-foot Lagoon catamaran. (Lagoon is a French yacht manufacturer, headquartered in Bordeaux, which was acquired by Beneteau.) The catamaran's owner spent 13 years living on … Continue reading Sailing out of St. Augustine for a few hours, some outstanding Cuban food

Let the sunshine in

Color of lemon, mango, peach,These storybook villasStill dream behindShutters, their balconiesFine as hand-Made lace, or a leaf-and-flower pen-sketch.Tilting with the winds,On arrowy stems,Pineapple-barked,A green crescent of palmsSends up its forkedFirework of fronds.A quartz-clear dawnInch by bright inchGilds all our Avenue,And out of the blue drenchOf Angels' BayRises the round red watermelon sun.Sylvia Plath, Southern Sunrise … Continue reading Let the sunshine in