Scenic Sunday #56: Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach, Florida.  August 5, 2009.

Ormond Beach, Florida. August 5, 2009.

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We were in Ormond Beach, Florida, this past Wednesday to celebrate Betsy’s birthday.  We had an ocean view room on the fifth floor of the hotel and had a wonderful view of the beach and the ocean, as you can see from the picture above.

We woke up in time to see the sunrise over the Atlantic.  It was almost as good as seeing the sunrise from a ship at sea.

Sunrise at Ormond Beach, Florida.  August 5, 2009.

Sunrise at Ormond Beach, Florida. August 5, 2009.

We were treated to a beautiful start of the day.  Later in the day we spent some time on the beach and even got wet in the ocean.  We had dinner with Betsy’s cousin Bonnie, who shares a birthday with Betsy.  Bonnie and her husband, Dave, met us at a seafood restaurant where we were able to enjoy the fresh seafood.

Moonrise at Ormond Beach, Florida.  August 5, 2009.

Moonrise at Ormond Beach, Florida. August 5, 2009.

The day ended as beautifully as it began with a beautiful moonrise opposite the balcony of our room.  All in all, I hope Betsy had a nice birthday.

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14 Responses to “Scenic Sunday #56: Ormond Beach”

  1. Mary Says:

    Welcome home! Glad the trip was a great one. Beautiful sunrise and sunset.

  2. MaryBeth Says:

    From begonning to end you all sure had a splendid time. Welcome home. MB

  3. Happyone Says:

    Welcome back, sounds like Betsy had a wonderful birthday.
    Wow, the sunset and sunrise are beautiful!!!

  4. BusybeeSuz Says:

    Love the sunrise and Moonrise pictures George. I am glad you both had a nice vacation. You were very missed here!!!

  5. Carla Says:

    Wowzer! I love your sunrise and moonrise shots!

  6. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: Those were some scenic shots for certain.

  7. Rose Says:

    I just read Betsy’s blog…glad you had a great time and glad you are back. Though in all honesty, this past week I have did very little blogging.

  8. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Looks like God put on a real show just for Betsy.I might add that she deserves it.:-) Beautiful scenes.
    Blessings,Ruth

  9. Happily Retired Gal Says:

    WONDERFUL ocean views to share! Happy belated birthday to Betsy. Glad you had a good trip and welcome home ;–)
    Hugs and blessings,

  10. Judy Says:

    Very lovely sunrise and sunset! Seldom do you get both together! Betsy was blessed with it on her birthday!

  11. Karin Says:

    So glad you are back safe and sound! What a joy and blessing to celebrate such a special event with wonderful family and in amazing surroundings. The photos are beautiful but probably you had to be there for the real dazzle of the sun and then the moon rises!! Oooooooooo and ahhhhhhhhhh! They are gorgeous!

  12. Susie Says:

    Looks like y’all picked the perfect week to enjoy the beautiful sunrise, moon and weather. Love the view.

  13. Carletta Says:

    Nice to have you back in blogland George. It would appear you and Betsy had a wonderful time.
    Your sunrise and moonrise shots are glorious – those had to be wonderful birthday gifts for Betsy in and of themselves!

  14. Pat - Arkansas Says:

    Your sunrise at Ormond Beach photo is a stunner, George!

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