I'm a ten-minute beach person but Lido Beach was still nice.
Florida Sea Grape, which does well with sandy soil and salty air:
A Roseate Spoonbill:
Ed Smith Stadium, spring training home of the Baltimore Orioles, hosting some type of adult baseball league tournament:
Nice lot of croton plants. Sometimes you see these as an inside plant in Colorado houses:
The original house of the famous tightroping Wallenda's. 7th generation Nik Wallenda just recently did a untethered, blindfolded walk between two Chicago skyscrapers on a windy night!
Some kayakers on Sarasota Bay, near the Katherine Harris mansion. If that name doesn't ring a bell, she was the Florida Secretary of State during the controversial vote recount for the 2000 USA presidential election.
An orange tree in a neighborhood yard, probably six weeks away from harvest time.
Myakka River State Park, to the east of Sarasota, is a nice getaway to see the real Florida:
The park has a neat 74 foot tower that you can climb, which provides a view from above the treetops:
The lizards are big here:
And from Lido Beach: