“The View Over My Handlebar…”

20141030_6794webThis morning was gorgeous again as I set out to get in a 20 mile bicycle ride. On the return leg I decided to record some of the scenery along the route, not with carefully composed and metered photos, but just pointing & shooting as I rode along. It is on days like these that I realize how fortunate I am to have access to these mostly lonely country roads, starting right at our front door. In this photo the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge is on the right. The terrain on the left is called Tiger Island – I have no idea why.

20141030_6801webThis is Herman Wells’s sawmill where he mills the wood for his shop.

20141030_6804webMiss Dot’s Country Store – Miss Dot lives down the street from us and she was just leaving her house as I finished my ride this morning.

20141030_6805webA few miles after the Refuge comes the Cedar Key Scrub Reserve.

20141030_6807webThis is “#4” – the tidal marshes of the Gulf of Mexico going into Cedar Key.

20141030_6808webThis cross and net were erected some twenty years ago to mourn the Florida Net-Ban, and the way of life it destroyed here.

20141030_6813webThe only RV Park left in town.

20141030_6815webPart of The Southern Cross Sea Farms where many of the local clams are processed.

20141030_6819webThe Blue Desert – one of our funky restaurants.

20141030_6820webThe main building of our K-12 school. The second smallest in the State.

20141030_6822webRicky Cooke’s place – the signs say it all!

20141030_6823webAlmost home – two houses to go – I love the boardwalk!

20141030_6825webSafely back in the carport!

About christian harkness

Photographer and printmaker; living and working in north Florida.
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