This is the companion site to my Blog. Photos on this site were taken with a variety of cameras and are not necessarily intended to be works of art. The photos simply document my life and travels with a camera.
The common grackle forages on the ground, in shallow water or in shrubs; it will steal food from other birds. It is omnivorous, eating insects, minnows, frogs, eggs, berries, seeds, grain and even small birds and mice.
The Grace United Methodist Church is a historic church which Henry Flagler had constructed in St. Augustine, Florida. It is located at 8 Carrera Street. Built within a one-year span, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on November 29, 1979.
At 280 feet tall it marks the founding of America's oldest city, St Augustine, Florida. In 1565, a Spanish admiral named Pedro Menendez de Aviles landed along the shoreline where the Great Cross stands today.
" During the yellow fever epidemic of 1821, this half-acre plot was set aside as a public cemetery. Many Protestant pioneers to the new Florida Territory are buried here. Often such burials, made at public expense, went unmarked. The Presbyterian Church has owned and maintained the cemetery since 1832. Interments were discontinued in 1884."