I was here for a work conference and I decided to extend my stay through the weekend. It's the best thing I've ever done for myself. I was feeling super depleted at work and I'm feeling pretty relaxed and rested. I could use a couple more days, tbh... (Week 2, @aus10)
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    Things I've done so far:
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    Saw 11 Black Vultures fight over roadkill in the middle of town and almost lost my ever-loving shit it was so cool.
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    Rented a bike and rode through this gorgeous park:
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    Spent a couple hours shelling on the beach. 🐚
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    Saw an Eastern Bluebird and almost lost my ever-loving shit it was so cool.
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    Took this selfie:
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    Drank this beer:
    The graphics are on point πŸ™Œ
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    Treated myself to a nice dinner where I ate the following:
    Ordered 3 appetizers like a boss πŸ’₯
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    Fried Green Tomato Short Stack
    Stuffed with goat cheese and topped with red pepper jamπŸ‘Œ
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    Plowman's Board
    Local dairies' best with charcuterie πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹
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    Surf and Turf
    Slow roasted pork belly and seared scallop on truffle pan gravy
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    (I love an angled food shot?)
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    And I ate every bite. Drank every drop.
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    I didn't really save room for dessert, but I ordered it anyway.
    Apple Hand Pie with Cinnamon Caramel Ice Cream and Naked Bee Honey
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    And ate every bite. πŸ’₯
    If you're ever in the area, I highly recommend 29 South πŸ‘Œ
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    Went for a walk to check out the sunset and the cute homes (and because I was too full from dinner!)
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    Listened to a couple argue and TG'd that I didn't have to deal with that πŸ™…πŸ’
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    Walked by the oldest bar in Florida, The Palace Saloon. That's pretty cool.
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    Went to the local watering hole, The Green Turtle, and ordered myself a local beer and listened to a local band. And a local couple asked me to dance with them.
    I'm basically a local 🐒
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    Took this selfie to capture my relaxed state:
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    Crawled into my Laura Ashley B&B bed at the late, late hour of 10:16pm
    And watched an episode of Death in Paradise (so on point) before dozing off.
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    Woke up and watched the dog surfing championship!
    πŸΆπŸ„ This was both cute and cruel?? Some dogs loved it and others seemed to want zero part of it??
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    Got caught in a rain shower as I explored a beach neighborhood.
    Saw a red-breasted House Finch and almost lost my ever-loving shit it was so cool.
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    Shelled some more! 🐚
    The lady at the bike rental shop let me know they've been dredging along North Beach and she recently found a 2-inch fossilized shark tooth! (I didn't...)
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    Did some junking.
    I was on the lookout for a pirate mug to give as a gift, but they are weirdly very expensive?
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    And I'm now waiting on an uber to take me to the airport. Back to NYC ✈️