art, Jacksonville, river, River City, Riverside Arts Market, St. Johns River

The River City

I love Jacksonville. It’s a huge, beautiful city, with countless things to do. One of my favorites is the Riverside Arts Market. It’s right on the river, and it’s a total celebration of all things local — artists, musicians, produce, etc. And did I mention it’s right on the river? That’s another one of my favorite things about Jacksonville — no matter where you go, you’re never very far from the water.

Under the bridge

Large dog with tiny boy...precious

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An afternoon at the Cummer

Jacksonville is a great city. I often forget that or take it for granted, but there are seriously a ton of things to do! The river is gorgeous, there are plenty of museums and different events happen almost every weekend.

This weekend, I spent the afternoon on the Riverwalk and at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. It was pretty chilly, but amazingly sunny and gorgeous. And even though a few of the exhibits at the museum were closed, the gardens were stunning and the view of downtown Jacksonville never ceases to amaze.

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Baby, it’s cold outside!

It is literally freezing in Jacksonville. For those of you that don’t know, this is extremely rare this early in December! Don’t get me wrong, I love the cold (in small doses, I must admit), but since my fingers still haven’t quite thawed out from my drive to work, I thought I’d share this picture. I just think the colors are so warm and it reminds me of a summer sunset, even though it was taken about two days ago. Happy December, and try to stay warm!

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Lovin’ Life!

First of all, I GOT A JOB! It’s about time, right? I start work Nov. 1, at Jacksonville University, and I’m really excited!

In other news, my beach-going days are quickly coming to an end as Fall approaches and the “real world” routine kicks in next week. So last week, my sister and I ventured out to the beach for a little sunrise photo shoot. It was seriously one of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring things I’ve ever seen and I just had to share a few of the hundred+ photos I took…







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Photo Adventure!

Last week, my sister and I went on a photo adventure in Jacksonville. It was a gorgeous day and we had fun walking around downtown, Riverside and Five Points!

 

Riverside

 

 

Haskell building fountain

 

 

Columns

 

 

Sidewalk

 

 

Five Points

 

 

Matthews Bridge

 

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Chamblin’s

For those of you that don’t live in Jacksonville, Chamblin’s is a book store. But it’s not just any bookstore. It’s a huge, wonderful used-book store right in the heart of downtown Jax. It’s two stories of floor-to-cieling shelves full of pretty much any book your heart could desire. And believe it or not, the one downtown is the smaller branch!

My sister and I decided to take a little field trip to Chamblin’s earlier this week, as she was home for her fall break and we hadn’t been in a while. Needless to say, we are completely obsessed with this place (despite its lack of adequate AC on the second floor).






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