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Entertaining Roadside art in Florida

roadside art

The Sinclair dinosaur is well represented.

Foxbower the pink dinosaur was commissioned in 1959 as a roadside landmark for a local museum.

The Harold’s Auto Dinosaur dates to February 1964.


A bit further north of Hernando Beach on Highway 98 is a display that would give Jerry Zingsheim a run for his money. The giant sharks and other undersea creatures draw attention to an event to swim with the manatee.

On the Sun Coast Bike Trial, some artists have painted logs and tree branches.

Cedar Community

Always some treasures when you’re traveling slow on a bike.

He made his last official major-league appearance in a Dodgers uniform.

After his playing days were over, Ruth maintained his dream of managing in the big leagues. In June 1938, he was hired as a first base coach for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Ruth entertained fans by taking batting practice and appearing in exhibition games, but the struggling Dodgers used the “Sultan of Swat” mainly to sell tickets. When the manager’s job opened for the 1939 season, the Dodgers selected captain Leo Durocher over Ruth, who did not return to the team.

Klein, C., (2014, July 11) 10 Surprising Facts You May Not Know About Babe Ruth history.com https://www.history.com/news/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-babe-ruth


“Have I not commanded you? …  Be strong and courageous. … Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”  Joshua 1:9


The 2022 Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s is raising money this year for music programming for seniors at Cedar Community, a 501c3, so all donations are tax-deductible.

Donate via the secure website through Cedar Community.  Donations should be marked “Amazing Ride 2021.” Click HERE to make a secure online donation.

Checks may be made payable to “Cedar Community Foundation” with “Judy Bike Ride” in the memo line and mailed to 113 Cedar Ridge Dr., West Bend, WI 53095

Be sure to include the Federal Tax ID Number for the Foundation: 39-1249432

You may also find a downloadable donation form HERE.

Cedar Community is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, and donations are tax-deductible.

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