Rick

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Name: Rick Heming
Date registered: October 23, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Reached some goals… — August 10, 2015
  2. The Great American Bacon Race! — August 1, 2015
  3. The Orlando Eye — July 29, 2015
  4. Epcot — July 26, 2015
  5. Having a beer with my little friend — July 23, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Wekiwa Springs State Park — 2 comments
  2. I took this pic yesterday morning. — 1 comment
  3. Original of previous #deer pic — 1 comment
  4. Early Morning Run! — 1 comment

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Jun 07 2015

Cocoa Village BBQ & Blues

The 5th Annual festival was held in the Historic Cocoa Village downtown park. ⇓ I arrived a bit early and walked the Village Shops where I found the Ossario Cafe.  Had a delightful sun-dried tomato and Asiago omelette, served with their own freshly baked french bread. ⇓   ⇓ First act, a great one-man band, Matt Rosman. Young but really …

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Jun 03 2015

More Sandhill Cranes

Took a walk around the neighborhood and found these two near the recharge basin.  

Jun 01 2015

Wood Stork

Spent some time at the lake at the Orlando Fairgrounds watching wildlife.  The Wood Storks were content to stand nearby and splash in the shallows, but eventually took off for parts unknown.   Below: Splashing in the water   Below: Finally got camera shy and headed for quieter waters I’m sure

Jun 01 2015

Repticon – Sharing Reptiles with the World

OK, not really my kind of show but it was there at the fairgrounds and it called my name.  Strange froup of folks attend this event.

May 25 2015

Fringe Festival Retro Beach Party

This boss little afternoon finds rockabilly and surf rockers colliding on the Green Lawn of the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, Featuring the Wildtones, Thee Wilt Chamberlain and Rocket 88, plus a retro bathing suit contest.  I found myself at the Stonewall Bar tent adjacent to the music venue, sponsored by a local gay bar/dance club.    

May 23 2015

Brisket for lunch!

Went to the Central Florida BBQ Blowout at the Oveido Mall parking lot today. At this humongous two-day barbecue competition/celebration, more than 80 teams – both professionals and backyard amateurs – compete hard for the win, and visitors get to taste the luscious spoils of war. Competition categories include brisket, chicken, pork and pork ribs, …

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May 23 2015

Sand Crane Streetwalkers

These guys roam the neighborhood regularly. Took this just before sunset from about a foot away. No Fear.

May 21 2015

Mead Botanical Gardens

Took a walk to the gardens while my car was being serviced this morning. Ran across a bird acting a bit strange. He landed and then fidgeted around a lot. After watching him a bit and zooming in I discovered that he apparently pushed his beak into some sort of material and is having difficulty …

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May 19 2015

English can be weird…

May 16 2015

Wekiwa Springs State Park

Took my camera and went to Wekiwa Springs State Park today. Walked all around the springs for a bit, then took off on a hiking trail to Sand Lake, a two mile walk. Ambled around the lake taking pictures and then returned to the swimming area. Although I didn’t activly start a Runkeeper session, my …

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