Sunday, April 28, 2013

I hope this doesn’t sound too ‘fishy’…

or mushy!

But I DO love all of my sweet blog buddies!

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And I love living in Florida!

These were taken at Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park.

This is not one of my best photos but it gives you an idea of where we were to take these photos.

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We walked down steps and viewed them through the glass.

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They were swimming in the Spring headwaters.

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Amazing!

I’m joining

Beautiful Sunday,

Sunny Simple Sunday,

Mosaic Monday,

Amaze me Monday,

and Sundays in my City!

48 comments:

CJ STITCHING AND BLOOMS said...

Lovely Lovely photos and your Mosaic is also very very pretty. Happy Sunday.. Hugs Judy

Linda R said...

How fun.. I just love the wonderful turquoise water look so warm. Great photos.

Happy Sunday!

Hugs~

maddyrose said...

Your photos are wonderful and make me wish I were there. :0) Enjoy your day. Hugs

cucki said...

so much fun :)
hugs x

Dorothy said...

That's a great picture of you! Amazing how the fish swam in the shape of a heart.

Marcia Pilar said...

Never too fishy or mushy sharing your heart. :) I love my blog buddies too...esp YOU, my apron sis and Floridian neighbor. ;)
I've been spending a lot of time in our pool. Enjoying the weather, but remembering that the rain and thunderstorm season is quickly approaching. Eeekk... don't like those.
Have a great Sunday.
xoxo's

Karen Blackford said...

Such a fun place to visit. My in-laws have a cabin on the Homosassa River about 3 miles downstream from the park.It is a great place to boat, snorkel, & swim. The water is crystal clear & spring-fed cold.

BLOGitse said...

Warm Northern hugs! :)
Happy Sunday!

20 North Ora said...

Looks like fun! Enjoy!

Judy

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Beautiful photos and I love you too! You are with out a doubt one of the sweetest ladies in blogland! I wish I could visit Florida soon! Maybe next year! hugs, Linda

Noelle the dreamer said...

Good shots Diane and you look so content! Thanks for sharing,

Ellie VanCaster said...

I think God did an amazing job on all his creatures (including us).
;-) Have a good week

Cherry's Prairie Primitives said...

Beautiful photos!!

Daphne Bryson said...

Good Afternoon Diane, Oh how exciting, but I have to say, I would rather be inside looking out!

I visited Amelia Island, Florida about 2 1/2 years ago and I loved it. We took my mum Phyllis for her 80th birthday when my daughter lived in Atlanta. I think mum would have upsticks and moved (even at her age)if she could as she loved it so much.
Have a lovely Sunday.
Best Wishes
Daphne

cynthia lee designs said...

Love the photos. We have an aquarium about 2 hours from here that you can walk thru and see all kinds of sea life swimming around and over our heads.
hugs,
Cindy

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Beauty, and not at all fishy, or mushy. You are a woman with a very big heart.

Jen

Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Diane
I love my blogging buddies too - there is a nice group of women that meets at various memes and I always enjoy my visit with you.
We finally got a place for next February in Clearwater. A 3 bdrm condo so some family can come for a week.
I'll be checking out your recommended places to visit.
Judith

eileeninmd said...

How cool, it looks like a fun place to view the fish. Were the manatees there too? I will have to go back to Florida to visit this wildlife park. i loved the photos, have a happy week ahead.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

You guys are having tooooo much fun. And I'm making notes (I actually have a data base of 'Florida places we've got to visit."....

We might actually get to this place this year, on our way out of state. Maybe (depending on how soon we get away).

A Creative Harbor said...

Love the mosaics and love you too ~ Got off of G+ comments because I missed my blogging friends ~ Beautiful photos and fun time for you ^_^

A Garden of Threads said...

What a cute mosaic...blog buddies are the best!!! Have a blessed week and take care, Jen.

Lorrie said...

Wonderful photos and sentiments. And how nice to see a photo of YOU!

Pamela Gordon said...

That would be fun to see and it makes for great mosaics. Pamela

Diane Writes said...

Hi there namemate! You are so blessed and lucky to reach those beautiful places. I love the last picture, to some extent I think the school of fishes tend to form a heart shaped figure. Magical!

podso said...

I was just talking to my husband about blog friends. Wonderful photos. And I enjoyed seeing your crochet projects. Hmm I wonder how you do that bowl. you could put something soft and fluffy in those.

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Keetha Broyles said...

I believe I see some SNOOK in one of those pictures! - - - they are the fish with the bold lateral line on their sides.

Once when FH and I were snorkeling in Haiti (my first snorkeling experience) I saw a school of fish similar to those you've pictured, only without my glasses on, I thought it was ONE GINORMOUS FISH and nearly tore FH's arm off in my panic.

Needless to say, he has NEVER let me forget my foolishness.

Art and Sand said...

The Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California lets you see the sealife in their natural environment also. It is amazing to watch.

val's alentejo blogspot.com said...

I always want to get on a plane and fly off to sunny florida when i read your posts.
What lovely photos of the fish ..
your heading is great.
Its a nice feeling, to know that we have friends that like us in our blogging world.
happy days
val

Musings from Kim K. said...

Love the photos. We have a very very small aquarium at our zoo. I can't wait to visit it again this summer. I agree. Blogging friends are the best friends.

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

Can understand why you love living in Florida, we have family that does and we love visiting! Amazing photos, looks like a great place to visit! So happy to have you as my blogging buddy! Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday!!!
Blessings,
Cindy

edenhills said...

What a lovely place!

Dayle @ A Collection of This and That said...

Aww ... such a sweet post. Thanks for your friendship in blogland.

We love Florida!

Leslie said...

My husband received his ocean engineering degree in Florida :) and we've been back to visit many times over the course of our 30 year marriage. Such a beautiful spot with gorgeous beaches and wild life. Your pictures are wonderful and it looks so warm.. it's pouring and in the mid forties here in the pacific northwest..

xxleslie

Vintage/Marivel said...

Hello,Diane: I gave you an award at my blog,please,come...
thank you.
Regards,
Marivel

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Amazing photos. Reminds me of the submarine ride at Disneyland. That's how far behind times I am..Happy Monday..Judy

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

Oh this looks so amazing. I bet it was so much fun being able to see them that way!

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

I have really gotten to love Florida through you as well! I am really wanting to go visit that great state of yours! You are always doing the best things! haven't been blogging much these days...miss you!
Karen

Karen Harvey Cox said...

I love Aquariums, and now we take our Grandson too. Your photographs are beautiful.

Karen

EG CameraGirl said...

AH! Lucky you to have visited the aquarium!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

That looks like such a fun place to visit. Your mosaic is so pretty! It's been many years since I was in Florida, but your pretty pics make me want to visit again. I can't remember where we ate that trip, but they had the best seafood! We had such fun there, 'course we were much, much younger!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

What a nice mosaic! Looks like an enjoyable place to visit.
Thanks for stopping by and the very nice comment.
Have a great week.

Introverted Art said...

Thank you so much for sharing. I love living in Florida too.

jacque4u2c said...

Awesome photos! !!!

Tina´s PicStory said...

so lovely ♥ did you also see my lavender dreams last week? :)

Pondside said...

That's the sort of place that The Great Dane and I love to visit when we travel. You must have had a lovely day!

Lauren @ The Thinking Closet said...

Hi Florida blogger buddy! Lauren here from The Thinking Closet. Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog. It has been a joy to visit you in your neck of the woods here at Lavender Dreams. You do beautiful work!

Unknown Mami said...

Great underwater views