It was a good day to stay inside and play with photos. This was taken several years ago from the gun deck at the Castillo where I had a great view of the schooner Lynx as she sailed in the inlet and into the bay. She was quite a beauty.
The Great Cross stands more than 200 feet high and was built to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine. It stands at the waters edge on the grounds of the Mission of Nombre de Dios which also traces its origin to St. Augustine’s founding and the first parish mass.
We recently celebrated our 30th anniversary where it all began – on St. Simons Island. We met in May 1985 at a Georgia Air Guard unit located here. The unit is now located on the mainland surrounded by Georgia’s Golden Isles. Our visit included time on St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island and Brunswick. It was… Continue reading Where It All Began
When you think of time travelers it’s usually in some form of science fiction. There is another kind of time traveling that has little to do with fiction . . . family history research. Those of us who are fascinated with our family history don’t think of ourselves as time travelers, but we are. Our… Continue reading Traveling Through Time