Denver International Airport (DIA), Karen and I are headed to Venice, Florida via Atlanta and Sarasota.
Yours truly at Venice Beach.
Karen strolling the beach.
Black Skimmers, Ring-Billed Gulls, and uh, beach birds
Lots of small shells, and if you've a sharp eye and good luck, maybe a fossil shark tooth.
Two gentlemen near the North Jetty with surf kayaks.
Center of Venice Avenue between the town and beach.
A beautiful purple orchid tree and palms in the center of Venice Avenue. Ironically, the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council lists this tree as a catagory 1 invasive species.
We stayed here at Karen's Dad's place before catching our flight to Miami.
Christmas, Florida style.
Pinky and the Konarske Clan at her fabulous home in Nokomis.
Karen and her dad checking out our South American travel route.
One of many beautiful displays in the Miami International Airport (Concourse D) on our way to Santiago, Chile.