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Silent View

One photo, one moment One day, one place One view, one wonder!

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Hurricane Irene on a Florida Beach

The first hurricane threat of the season, Irene, luckily stayed offshore of the east coast of Florida. Not so fortunate were Puerto Rico, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Bahamas and Turks and Caicos islands. Ahead of us, there is an extraordinary threat from North Carolina to the mid-Atlantic to the Northeast and New England. This includes Norfolk, […]

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These Are the Days of Our Lives

We’ve been spending the mornings at the beach. The weather is greetings us with sunshine and warm temperatures and we’re welcoming the outdoors. This is, in my opinion, the best time of the year to enjoy the Florida coastline, before it starts to get a little to hot to handle the outside temperature for too […]

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Go Discovery!

On the final journey of the space shuttle Discovery and its six astronauts into orbit, we decided to watch the launch from our balcony. No traffic, not too many people, just us and our camera in the balcony, comfortably waiting. We were following the updates on NASA TV and though in the pad seemed to […]

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Of All Corners of the World*

The sea. Deep, strong and yet peaceful. This is the place where we live. I mean, from where we live we face the ocean. Reformulating, this is the view we see from our place. We often walk on the beach. Pick up shells. Watch the birds. The birds at the beach. The birds watching the […]

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch

On a day like this… … I watched the first demonstration flight for NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program, which will provide cargo flights to the International Space Station from my balcony. What an awesome launch at 10:43 a.m.! The launch site for this SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft was Cape Canaveral […]

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Hurricane Season – Tracking Earl at the Closest Point

This morning I woke up with the hurricane at the closest point of approach from Florida Coast. Around 8 a.m. Earl was about 373 miles from my location with winds of 145 mph (233 kph). It seems that was its strongest moments. At the beach it was low tide, but as you can see in […]

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Hurricane Season – Tracking Earl

Following the path of now category 4 Hurricane Earl (winds of 135 Mph = 217 Kph) and waiting to see what impact will have along the East Coast in the next couple of days. So far, the surfers are enjoying the waves…

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Sabellariid Worm Reef

What’s that funny title word? Spell it sa – bell- AIR – id, complex name for a marine worm, but complex is also what they build. The amazing reefs that are exposed at low tide here in Indian Harbour Beach or in many other beaches along the turbulent shoreline of the East Florida Coast are […]

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