I don't know the name of this man but a few times a day I see him walk through Pinecraft. He looks like he is a security guard or whatever. Tonight he took his walk through the park and obviously spotted this fire west of the Phillippi Creek.
When I zoomed in there was not a single person in sight, yet there had to be someone around for fires don't start on their own without a reason.
About an hour later.
A bit here and there in Pinecraft.
You can rent these motorcycles for $90 the first twenty-four hours. If you want one longer than the first 24 hours the price drops. Phone number is: 941-961-5916.
Deep in a phone conversation.
Buying a 2017 Pinecraft Calendar while waiting on the Pioneer Bus to come in.
Only one bus came in which was loaded.
Outside Emma's Pizza Shop.
Daniel Hershberger giving me a demonstration of casting a net.
This afternoon biked to the Amish church where the Scat bus picks up and drops off people bound for Siesta Beach. Both buses arrived at the same time.
I was introduced to Menno's grandchildren as they waited to get on the bus. Very friendly, talkative children.
Loading up at the 3 o'clock run.
Returning to Pinecraft on the incoming bus.
And it was also my great niece Grace's Birthday, so I was invited to her celebration.
My gift to her was a Canvas Wrap from their visit to Pinecraft a year ago.
Grace cutting her cake while Peter looks on with great delight.
Tonight I played around a bit with my camera's setting after dark and with a bit of editing I am pleased with these photos.
These two were with Atlee Coblentz, so I assume they are his grandchildren.
Shaking the sand out of his shoes.
Delbert and Elsie
I think Lee Swartzentruber's wife is on the right behind the fence.
I did not take many pictures of the Pinecraft Christmas Parade, because I was in the parade. I shared on my page Ernest Bontrager's video of the parade. The following photos were taken throughout the day.
In the quiet of this morning these children had all the sand at the Volleyball court to play with.
Glowing gold at sunset.
Trusting her Daddy with her hands in his back pockets.
A gathering place for young men.
The old people enjoying the younger generation.
Walking the dog.
Nettie Chupp has most of her family in Pinecraft for Christmas. Each of these balloons had some money in it. Each participant shot three darts and if they busted a balloon, the money was theirs.
One of my little friends. I asked her what she is going to do today and she said, "Go to the beach."
The Popcorn Stand is on Kaufman, next to Yoder's Deli.
A steel wheel bike.
Piggyback on Daddy's back.
Coming back from the beach.
Truck drivers turned into Segway riders.
Ernest Yoder helping Al repair the Martin Houses and cleaning them out. Al always has the most Purple Martin in Pinecraft.
Every winter the first bike I ever owned gives children rides. I had it for about 18 years and then put it on a consignment sale where Nelson Beachy bought it.
Journey Tours from southern Indiana came in this morning. They pick up Illinois passengers and whoever else along the way to Florida. These Lancaster dressed people are from Indiana, somewhere along I-70.
The Pioneer Trails unloaded at the Pinecraft park today as the Tourist Mennonite Church had calling hours today for Ray Nisley.
Walking in the park.
The Checker game came on the table today.
Hanging over the fence to visit and watch the game. Fritz is finished hanging on the fence, at least for the time being.
Either you are in the game or else you sit and visit or watch.
The Parrots are destroying Gertie's Oranges.
A family with three little girls enjoyed Siesta Beach today.