Oh to be young once again. Those carefree days when a sign saying "no" means yes. This was taken on a very warm June day in Anna Maria. In her defense the sign does say "NO DIVING". Nothing about jumping.
Fishermen and tourists alike flock to the Anna Maria pier year round. The pier features a restaurant with a great view of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Egrets, herons, pelicans and seagulls flock to the pier as well.
A jet ski carries a young kite surfer and kite back to shore. The jet skis are used to keep an eye on surfers and will help out if there is trouble or if a novice surfer has trouble getting back to shore. Taken near the Skyway Bridge in St Pete, Florida.
Clam Bayou is a small waterway in Gulf Port, Florida. There is a nature park along the bayou that serves as a perfect spot for kayaking, paddle boarding and bird watching. The park includes several boardwalks and observation platforms.
When Tropical Storm Debby moved up the west coast of Florida in June of 2012 the storm brought high waters along the shore. The water along the intracoastal waterway rose enough to cover the bottoms of the warning signs on this bridge on Casey Key.
A little humor for a serious situation. Heavy rains flooded these streets in Englewood Florida in September 2013. As is typical in this part of Florida the flood waters receded in a matter of a couple days.