Saturday, November 15, 2008

~Florida Pinks~

From a hallway window in our hotel in Daytona Beach, we saw this beautiful pink sunset on our last evening there last week.






We visited The Casements in Ormond Beach, just outside Daytona. The Casements is the former winter home of John D. Rockefeller. Proudly showing off pink is The Casements skylight.

The rumor is that Rockefeller usually stayed at the former Ormond Hotel and found out that he was being charged more per night than the other guests so he bought property across the street and built the estate.

HAPPY PINK SATURDAY TO YOU ALL!


31 comments:

splummer said...

Hi!
Your pink sky photo is Awesome! That's a beautiful stained glass window. Take Care!!

Sherrie

suesueb said...

what a beautiful sunset! and a great story. happy pink saturday!

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday, dear Deborah.

I love the pinks you are sharing from your Florida trip. I guess the old fellow showed them, didn't he?! ;-)

Dee Light said...

what a great pink sky!!

Sherry Goodloe said...

Love your Pink Saturday Post. Interesting tidbit of information there as well *smiles*.

Joy said...

You captured such a beautiful sunset, Deborah. And I love the story that accompanied the photos.

Smilingsal said...

I live in FL, and I love our sunrises and sunsets. In fact, you've just given me a new Pink idea! Happy Pink Day!

eriin said...

Lovely sunset Deborah. What a lovely vacation! Oh to be warm again!
Happy Pink Saturday!

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Deborah, Pretty pinkness!
Happy Pink Saturday,
Love, Ann

Thru Pink Curtains said...

well yes he could do that and good for him!!! love a pink sky

Virginia said...

Dear Deborah,
What a beautiful Pink sky. Florida has a magnificent sky...
Have a Joyful and Bless weekend,
Virginia

Grandma Faith said...

Wow, that sunset is gorgeous, and you did a great job photographing it. Pretty window, too. I was tickled to hear that Rockefeller story! Love, Faith

Neabear said...

That is a gorgeous sunset. So pretty with the pinks in there. Happy Pink Saturday!

claudie said...

Hi Deborah
Welcome home and i love pink skies.
BTW could you please visit when you can? It seems to hubby and I that my site is broken (
Can't check it with all the macs around here.
Thanks so much
Happy Pink Day back home
xo

KatCollects said...

What a beautiful pink photo of the sunset, thank you for sharing it with us. Happy Pink Saturday.
Kathy

Pat said...

Hi Deborah

Happy Pink Saturday!

Florida has some of the prettiest sunsets. We saw some in Key West when we were on vacation which were spectacular.

Envoy-ette said...

Wow! You were on the ball with the pink sky! Just think, a few minutes later, and we would have missed a wonderful shot!

char72 said...

What an interesting story. Love the pink sunset.
Charlotte

Jeanne said...

Hi Deborah, I had computer problems this AM. so now I am trying to catch up. Love the beautiful pink sky. I have been in Daytona and Ormond Beach many, many, times. My sister lived there for many years and our daughter had her first job there when she graduated from college. Would you believe she is a Mechanical Engineer? She worked with all men and her dh now, was so jealous he proposed marriage. Smile.

Love, Jeanne

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

That is a beautiful sunset Deborah! One of the prettiest pink pics of a sunset that I've seen!

imjacobsmom said...

Isn't nature pretty? What a view something to top off you vacation splendidly. Can you imagine living in that home with such a beautiful window. It must have pretty darn rough. And the story about how he built across the street in that "in your face kinda way" was something. Hmmm. Happy Pink Saturday. ~ Robyn

Rhonda said...

Hi Deborah,

B E A U T I F U L sunset. Wish I was in FL right now, it's going to get really cold here tonight!

Rhonda

auctiongirlvintage said...

Beautiful sunset, thanks for sharing :o)

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Riet said...

I love that stained glass window and the sunset of course. Beautiful!

Toyoki said...

I've said it before, and I'll say it again, you are a marvelous photographer! And your pink pix theme is a wonderful idea.

cindy said...

Gorgeous sunset! Thank you for showing it.

c

Beverly said...

Happy Monday to you, Deborah.

I've tagged you with a book tag. Please stop by my blog to pick it up if you are interested.

Katie @ makingthishome.com said...

Your images look so beautiful--certainly a good face for the color pink! I've been wanting to participate in this carnival so long. We just don't have any pink in our new house in Berlin. Must live through all of you! Thanks.
Katie

KATHERINELLEN said...

Beautiful phots...love the stained window....Happy Pink..Katherinllen

Jeanne said...

Hello Deborah, just stopped by to say How are you today? We have very cold weather but no snow. I have therapy today and that takes up the afternoon. Not much longer though. Another week and I'll be done. It seems like forever. Take care.

Love...Jeanne

Jeanne said...

Hello dear Deborah, I am stopping in to let you know I will be doing the favorite photo tomorrow. I am also participating in Karen's Christmas fair. I will tie it all together somehow. smile.

Love...Jeanne