Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Song of the American Road, pt. 15

A Florida Cocoanut Palm loaded with Fruit


One of Florida's greatest attractions is the beauty and variety of her palms.  Tall palms bending under the weight of cocoanut clusters, royal palms with the appearance of paved concrete columns, traveler palms spread like a fan and hundreds of others.




Thur.


Dear Bert; You should get some St. Pete papers in a week or so.  I ordered some sent.  They will come in a bundle, one weeks papers.  Don't know just when you will get them.  I rec'd your letter.  It is plenty warm down here now but not too hot.  Just nice.  Love G.


no news from Motor Bureau




AZELEAS IN BLOOM at Sylvan Abbey between Clearwater and Safety Harbor, Florida.





Hi,  Now you know why we haven't been out to see you.  Was with Aunt Elsie & Uncle Cal yesterday they look good.  Tell you more when we see you.  Love, Paul & Elsie






4:-SAM HOUSTON MONUMENT AT ENTRANCE TO HERMANN PARK, HOUSTON, TEXAS





How are you and Minnie?  It is spring here.  The flowers are in bloom and the sun is very warm.  It won't be long until spring will come to your part of the country.  Elzb






VIVID AZALEAS ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST - 2


Magnificent trees, numbered in the hundreds, form picturesque backgrounds for a wealth of delicate coloring of azaleas, beautiful beyond description.




Here is a sample of what we see only they are much nicer, the flowers are beautiful.  We enjoy this vacation mor than any we ever had it s because the girls are here.  Mrs. P.P. Deeds & Family

9 comments:

Elaine said...

Garish colors abound! And CocoAnuts, too. At least it only cost 1 cent to post things this awful...

Dr. Kenneth Noisewater said...

I need a vacation! This all looks so lovely and I'm sick in cold and rainy Chicago.

pfly said...

I like the lack of ZIP codes and, with the last one, street or address!

Bridget B. said...

I think we can now safely say that the pointless 140 character missive is not new to Twitter.

Michael5000 said...

Oh, well spotted Bridget!

Cartophiliac said...

In case you were dying to know, Ida's name is "Steimla".

Cartophiliac said...

She passed away in 1971.

Cartophiliac said...

She was born in 1881. Her husband, John, died in 1959. Christina M Dannaker was her little sister.

Michael5000 said...

Whoa.