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Nancy's Panacea Retirement


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a brief tour of Panacea, FL and the surrounding area

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Nancy's Panacea Retirement

  1. 1. Nancy’s Retirement in Panacea . . . . . . A brief photo/text tour of the “Forgotten Coast” community we now call home.
  2. 2. Mineral Springs becomes a “panacea” <ul><li>Top picture is the welcome sign entering town </li></ul><ul><li>Bottom picture is the original healing springs that drew people to the area back in the 1800’s </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tide Creek Landing <ul><li>First picture is the gate at the entrance to our community </li></ul><ul><li>The corner of Snail’s Pace and Turtle Creek- - - a perfect place to slow down </li></ul>
  4. 4. “ Our house is a very, very, very fine house. . .” <ul><li>Back of our house - looking at it from the creek </li></ul><ul><li>Front of our house - looking at it from the street </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Community Pool <ul><li>It could be argued that this is “our pool” since we are the only full-time residents. </li></ul><ul><li>But - we do share with the “part-timers” if they’re nice to us!! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Panacea Shopping <ul><li>Who says the Mall of Georgia is the only true shopping experience? </li></ul><ul><li>If these two places don’t have it, you don’t REALLY need it! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Views from our deck!
  8. 8. Ahhhh - the boating!
  9. 9. Ahhh - the fishing!
  10. 10. Panacea Harbor <ul><li>This is the town marina with boat ramp and bait store </li></ul><ul><li>A great restaurant for quenching your thirst after a hard day on the water! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Scalloping season is a blast!
  12. 12. The wildlife encounters are unbelievable! Manatee Egret Smilin’ gator Turtles sunbathing
  13. 13. Festivals every weekend . . . <ul><li>Among others there’s been: </li></ul><ul><li>Blue Crab Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Mullet Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Stone Crab Festival </li></ul><ul><li>BBQ & Blues Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Worm gruntin’ festival </li></ul><ul><li>Harbor lights christmas festival </li></ul>these people know how to celebrate!
  14. 14. An occasional “work day”. . . <ul><li>We recently added some landscaping to make things seem a little “homier”. </li></ul>
  15. 15. . . . A little more work . . . <ul><li>Handyman Bill built us a “barn door” </li></ul><ul><li>to the kitchen! </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Welcome Mat is Out! <ul><li>Our front door awaits </li></ul><ul><li>so drop in </li></ul><ul><li>to say “hey” </li></ul><ul><li>anytime! </li></ul>
  17. 17. However, you just might encounter this: so first!