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

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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

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

Saturday, October 10, 2015

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 

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

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

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Spectacular Sahara Sunset

Thursday, April 23, 2015

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

Friday, April 3, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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

Sunday, March 15, 2015

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