Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Anne Sparkle
January 30, 2021


“A Look Down Egans Creek” Photo courtesy of Anne Sparkle

Editor’s Note: Annie Sparkle and her husband Warren came to Fernandina Beach 6 and a half years ago. As a former resident of Chicago. she retired as an evidence manager at a Crime Lab in suburban Chicago. Since her arrival to Fernandina, she has volunteered for 3 years as chair of the Friends of the Library Book Sale raising tens of thousands of dollars for the library.

After taking a break from the book sale, she is now enjoying running on Main Beach, the Greenway, swimming laps at what she described as “our great Recreation Center pool.”  Anne is a Medicare counseling volunteer for the Nassau County Extension Service/University of Florida, and she serves on the steering committee for Empty Bowls

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Alexandra Reed Lajoux
Alexandra Reed Lajoux (@guest_60274)
3 years ago

Thank you for your service and for this beautiful picture.

Peggy Bulger
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Peggy Bulger(@peggy-bulger1949gmail-com)
3 years ago

Beautiful photo Annie!! I love the anhinga drying his/her feathers!

Glenda Carlton
Glenda Carlton (@guest_60284)
3 years ago

Beautiful picture! However have you visited the marina lately? I take my dog almost daily for a walk and have been extremely disappointed with what I see. Trash everywhere!!! Plastic water bottles, cigarettes butts, paper products, chip bags, the list goes on and on around the pétanque courts.

There are several black buckets placed around the courts filled with soda cans, water bottles and cigarette butts. And on rare occasions have been emptied but the cigarette butts and rocks are left behind, yuck!

Trash dumpsters…. Are they for recycling use only? They also are always overflowing with cardboard and garbage.

It broke my heart just last week to see the Egrets again forging for food in the tidal marsh along with trash from the city’s dumpsters.

Unfortunately Anne not all of my photos of Amelia Island are as beautiful as your’s.