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Living in the Moment: Torreya State Park #MondayBlogs #livinginthemoment

My husband recently bought a new tent. One that you can actually stand up in. One that unfolds like an umbrella, making assembly easy-peasy. If I were taller, I could probably put the tent up myself. 697 more words


Ten Jacksonville sites that showcase black history

Words and images by Blake Allen

When people think black history, they often think of the people whose names are chiseled into memory — names such as Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. 1,155 more words


American Beach: Hanging on to history

Words and images by Blake Allen

Surrounded by the swanky developments and resorts of Amelia Island is a quiet but once-overwhelmingly popular and buzzing beach. 838 more words


Cycling Florida's Sea Islands

A mid-winter sojourn on Amelia Island, Florida, had two purposes: a visit with Mike and Diane, my cycling son and his wife, and vigorous bicycling in preparation for two weeks of even harder cycling events in Arizona. 790 more words

Amelia Island

"An American Beach for African Americans"

Reviewing An American Beach for African Americans, by Marsha Dean Phelts (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997)

Amelia Island is the northeastern-most tip of Florida, separated from Georgia by the St. 810 more words

American Religion