Cee’s “fun-foto” challenge is texture this week, and a few photos from Tampa, Florida came to my mind.
My cousins that live in the Tampa Bay area, Gordon and Nancy, relocated there from Southern California about 20 years ago – and their move to the east coast actually allowed us to build a friendship.
Last month I took these water fountain pictures while visiting with them – and the “lively’ feel of the water is how my cousins make me feel. Sounds corny, but I really love these folks.
Also, their oldest son, Gordon Jr., well he had a very serious accident on a jet ski (while he was riding with his dad – back in CA- and it was when he was five years old). His story is a bit of miracle and after many surgeries, he is now in his 30’s and is thinking about becoming a personal trainer. On my recent visit, he and I took an evening walk (to talk a bit) and I was surprised to find so many chunks of “textured” moss on the ground.
I guess the chunks of moss are commonplace, but it was new to me, and made me want to take a picture.
Looking up at the trees that host this mutualistic relationship looked like this: