Thursday, November 6, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: Young Lady On Break Outside Kohl's

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Clearwater, Florida: Young Lady On Break Outside Kohl's
We are all, after all, just trying to get along in this world without too terribly much heartache and struggle. But struggle we must, for that is the way life is. We were not born with silver spoons in our mouths, most of us.

BUT that does not keep us from smiling. Like this nice young lady I met while she was taking a break outside the Kohl's store in Clearwater. She had a friendly smile as we greeted each other, she with some time off her feet, I with camera in hand on photo safari in the plaza. We can make our way through life with a smile or a frown. It is always so much nicer to meet the people who choose to smile. :)

This Kohl's is in the plaza called Courtyard at Countryside. It's on SR 580, or Main Street, just across from Countryside Mall (aka Westfield ShoppingTown Countryside).
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If you would like to see more of this area, check out Dunedin Daily Photo, and Clearwater Beach Daily Photo. If you enjoy photography, check out my photography blog. Thanks for coming today, I hope you enjoyed your mini-vacation to Clearwater, Florida!

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: Courtyard At Countryside: Panera Bread

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Clearwater, Florida: Courtyard At Countryside: Panera Bread
Do you Panera? Many people do! Let's face it, bread is GOOOOOD! Me? I love bread. It loves me. Some of my oldest friends are bread. You can see it hanging around... my waist. :)

This is the Panera Bread shop at the Courtyard at Countryside shops. It looks great from the outside, and with all that bread... looks great inside too! This shop, by the way, is in the plaza north of 580 (Main St.) across from Countryside Mall (Westfield ShoppingTown Countryside). It's the same plaza where you will find Kohl's, Total Wine, FedEx and more.

*I write this in the evening on Election Day, while I listen to the results... I hope that, come Wednesday, we are waking to a refreshed America where we can all work together to fix the problems that are facing our great nation.*
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If you would like to see more of this area, check out Dunedin Daily Photo, and Clearwater Beach Daily Photo. If you enjoy photography, check out my photography blog. Thanks for coming today, I hope you enjoyed your mini-vacation to Clearwater, Florida!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: A Man's Got To Do What A Man's Got To Do!

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Clearwater, Florida: A Man's Got To Do What A Man's Got To Do! Working
Truly, a man's got to do what a man's go to do. That, in my opinion, is the difference between a boy and a man... A man does what must be done, WHEN it must be done. If you are wondering how do you know you are doing this, I can tell you this. More than likely, when you are doing something you really don't want to do, or that you would rather do later, but you are doing it just then because you know you should. THEN you are doing what a MAN does!

Meanwhile, I don't know if this is a man or a boy, but it looks like he is learning HOW to be a man, either way. Of course, being a Man means a lot more than just this. But it's a big part of it. And if you take the inverse into account, that being a man involves NOT doing what you want to do, or NOT doing something WHEN you want to, because you know you should not, then that covers a lot of it if you ask me. :)

PS. Today is ELECTION DAY! You must vote to be counted in this one. Make your voice heard without even speaking: Vote. If you are voting for my guy, GET OUT THERE AND VOTE. If you are voting for the other guy, relax, we'll take care of it. No need to get out there and stand in line just for him. :)

PPS. Hi Maggie. Thanks for writing! :D
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If you would like to see more of this area, check out Dunedin Daily Photo, and Clearwater Beach Daily Photo. If you enjoy photography, check out my photography blog. Thanks for coming today, I hope you enjoyed your mini-vacation to Clearwater, Florida!
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