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17 Nov, 2008

methinks I need a light sprinkling of pixie dust

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Photography|travel talk

I’m feeling a little schlumpy today. The skies are gray and it is COLD out there. COLD! I can’t resolve the fact that I was basking in 30 degree sunshine on Friday. In fact, this was my view for part of Friday morning:

View from my hammock


What can I say, our hotel was gorgeous. We were put up at the Grand Floridian. I will write more later, but deadlines are looming and I don’t have the luxury of lingering right now.

How are you guys? What’s new with you?

1 Response to "methinks I need a light sprinkling of pixie dust"

1 | porter

November 17th, 2008 at 10:26 am


It’s hard getting back into the swing of things! Glad you had a great time, looking forward to hearing about it. What’s new with me? Not much, I’ve done alot of laundry, alot of steam cleaning, and alot of nursing my sweet sick girl. I need a break!

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