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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

around Gainesville ............

Rental  Bikes 
Downtown 
...
taken  some  time  to  get
rental bikes for downtown..
but now that  they are here
wondering if  anyone  will
ever  rent  them ...


Monday, July 25, 2016

monday blues ....

revisited
...
the weekend went so quickly
a 'mulligan' might be in order.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

mural trailing 2 .. Deland , Florida

Deland , Florida  currently  has 
over a dozen  murals  depicting
life in the city  during the 1900's
..
the mural walk  began in the 
late 1990's
...
Turn of the  Century
by Courtney Canova and Robert Brooks
completed in the spring of 2004 
and repainted  in 2015
located  in Painter's Park
corner of Wisconsin and Alabama Aves.
...
the mural is painted  on a
100 foot long retaining wall
(  the lone  surviving ramp of a railroad spur )
...
 the  mural consists of a series of panels..
some 3D that extend along the retaining wall
depicting  a train ride  through Deland
at the turn of the century.
...
photo collages  below 
are  from my initial  visit in 2012 
and again in June  2016

Saturday, July 23, 2016

mural trailing ... Deland, Florida

Old  Spanish  Sugar  Mill

corner of Church St. and Woodland Blvd
Deland, Florida 

artists :  Courtney Canova and Robert Brooks 
...
mural of the  sugar  mill 
located in DeLeon Springs
as it appeared in the  1920's


Friday, July 22, 2016

from the street ... Alachua, Florida

Alan Hitchcock Theater Park
main  street
Alachua, Florida
...
commonly  known as
the  old  theater  park
in  the  ' Good Life Community '
...
renovations  to  main street 
include  new landscaping for
the park..
completion  date  in September.
 

Thursday, July 21, 2016

from the street ... Gainesville, Florida

Armillary  Sun Dial
Thomas  Center
Gainesville, Florida 
... 
rings represent the Equator, the Horizon and the Meridian,
 and the Gnomon is the shape of an arrow pointing to the pole star.
( Gnomon is the ' pin ' of the sun dial and  casts the  shadow )