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I had a business trip to Orlando recently and contacted Judy Wanamaker in advance about the possibility of a meet-up.
Judy organized a wonderful weekend. She and her husband, Wayne, invited me to stay with them in their lovely home (Crystal River), and I can attest that their hospitality is second to none.
On Sunday morning, Wayne and Judy took me to the Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park, where we saw a number of Florida's protected species, including quite a few manatee.
That afternoon, Judy invited Steve and Jean Creamer (Inverness) and Dawn Duffield (Tampa) to join us. Wayne rented a pontoon, and we spent several hours motoring up and down the Homosassa River. The views were spectacular.
Clockwise, from upper left: Dawn and Steve (at first, it was cold); Wayne, our skipper; Dawn and what appears to be a Nikon lens; and Jean and Judy.
(Please be sure to visit Judy's, Jean's, and Dawn's pages for a look at their photos.)
These JPG meet-ups are fun. I have enjoyed meet-ups in Arizona, Las Vegas, Idaho, New Hampshire, Maine, Virginia, Georgia, and Florida.
There are some great people at JPG.
Thanks for stopping by!
Also by Richard Knight
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