"The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new." ~ William Makepeace Thackeray
It has been 15 years since we pulled up our shallow stakes in St Louis and headed to Florida's First Coast. Lately, I've been reflecting on how much has changed since we arrived, and looking forward at how much potential for greatness is stirring in our Bold City. Even the beaches have transformed significantly in that relatively short time.
|Bowl of Pho - Atlantic Beach|
If you know me personally, you know I wouldn't think twice about interrupting / adding to their conversation. On this day, however, Madre and I shared a giggle at the ironic situation, but did not chime in. I wanted to hear the server's suggestions.
|PVFC Conch Fritters. Get your own order! Palm Valley|
|Brisket Taco, Avocado Taco. Taco Lu - Jax Beach|
You get the drift. Plenty to choose from.
|The Sleeper - Poe's Tavern - Atlantic Beach|
What's YOUR favorite beaches area restaurant? No crossing the ditch...