Thursday, December 31, 2015

Through the Bayan Punta Gorda Elks

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Monday, December 7, 2015

Founders Day Chess Tournament

 

Mike Haymans moves giant chess pieces as Charles Peck and Bob Armstrong contemplate next moves.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Christmas at the History Park

Friday, November 27, 2015

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Christmas Season is Here

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Budweiser Horses Prance Through Downtown Punta Gorda

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Hector Square Christmas Tree Ready For Lighting Thursday Night

Monday, November 16, 2015

Vive La France!


Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Mayor Rachel Keesling and Council Member Tom Cavanaugh with their Shovels at Vietnam Wall Groundbreaking

Mayor Rachel Keesling with Council Member Tom Cavanaugh at Vietnam Memorial Wall Groundbreaking 

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Traffic Jam Punta Gorda Style

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

Cheyney Brothers Has Grand Opening In Punta Gorda

Bruce Laishley with Governor Scott peaking over his shoulder welcomes Cheyney Brothers to Punta Gorda.   (Photo courtesy T. Duffy)

Thursday, October 22, 2015

New Viennese Cafe and Bakery Coming to town on Taylor





New Tina's Cafe coming to Taylor near Olympia.  

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Carolyn Freeland's Last Council Meeting as Mayor


Friday, October 16, 2015

Exercise in the Park


Fitness Equipment at the linear park near Fishermens Village off Marian Avenue.  

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Punta Gorda Incorporation Sign on City Hall


Sunday, October 11, 2015

Panorama of the new terminal at Punta Gorda Airport


Saturday, October 10, 2015

Another Side of Punta Gorda - Entry to a Punta Gorda Ranch


Friday, October 9, 2015

The Boardwalk into the Wilds at the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center

"I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately.." Thoreau 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

Slip Not Maybe Last Look

Thursday, August 13, 2015

At the Top of the Wyvern

Friday, July 3, 2015

Misting the Garden at Powell's Nursery


Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Through the Banyan Tree - Punta Gorda Elks Lodge

View to the Elks Lodge through the Huge Banyan Tree 

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Summer Rains of Punta Gorda


You can see a faint rainbow to the left.  

Monday, June 15, 2015

Storm over the Peace

Sunday, June 14, 2015

For Flag Day - A Lineup of Flags on the Elks Dock


Wednesday, June 10, 2015

In a Garden


Monday, June 8, 2015

Dramatic Rain Over the Peace River


Monday, June 1, 2015

Sandhill Cranes Cruising the Neighborhood


Sunday, May 31, 2015

Clouds Brighten the Punta Gorda Sky at Dusk

Taken from Jones Loops Road going North

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Along Alligator Creek Old Florida Goes On


Saturday, May 2, 2015

Cheney Brothers Distribution Center Rises near the Airport


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Spectacular Sahara Sunset




Thursday, April 23, 2015

Gorgeous Blue Flower Peaking out of Bromeliad


Saturday, April 18, 2015

Punta Gorda Mayor at the Come Back to Hotel Charlotte Harbor Event

Mayor Caryolyn  Freeland with Derek and David Dunn-Rankin in Old Time Jail put together by Punta Gorda Police.  Officer Jonathan Mendel in foreground poses as policeman of old.  

Friday, April 10, 2015

Look Who Brought Breakfast This Morning - Eagle Protecting his Meal

Photo of eagle on canal front by S. Miskell

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The Hauntingly Beautiful Sandlin House of Punta Gorda


The historic Sandlin House on Retta Esplanade was built in 1893 by James and Mary Sandlin.  Sandlin was a member of the first Punta Gorda City Council.  He came to Punta Gorda to engage in the mercantile, citrus and shipping industries and built the widow's walk to check ships at the dock at the harbor across from his home.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Friday, April 3, 2015

Twilight over Charlotte Harbor on Good Friday


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

One More Thing to Love about Punta Gorda - Beautiful Backyards


Thursday, March 19, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Look Who Has Moved In - Dove Nesting in Alcove Doves

Doves here - two at a time - a family - tend to select a house to hang around, live by.  They typically roost on the roof or in a nearby tree.  This family has picked a safer location inside the alcove of a home.  

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

St. Paddy's Day Message on Local Sign

Snapped last night 

Monday, March 16, 2015

Another Stunning Sunset on Charlotte Harbor


Sunday, March 15, 2015

A View Through A Stairwell of a Splendid Sunset


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