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December Photo Project {day 30}

Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream!
I confess that not only did not I post a picture on the 30th, I never even turned on my camera.
Epic. Fail.
We traveled home from Florida and I was not feeling well most of the trip.  Only after arriving home and lying in bed did I realize that after a great month of taking at least one photo a day, I totally forgot.  However, because it's my blog and because I can, I am borrowing one of my "Grainy, the Sandman" that I built on Siesta Key Beach.  Not a chance this fella was going to melt...way too chilly for that, even on the beach!


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