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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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Sunset on the river

Despite the fact that it’s quite freezing outside, I went on a quick little photo adventure today. My dad and I drove down to JU (where I work), which happens to be right on the St. Johns River, and also happens to be about 3 minutes away from our house. The sun was setting over the river and even though my fingers were numb, I enjoyed trying out my new camera for its first outdoor photo shoot!

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