Thursday, December 31, 2009

Fresh From the Sea

Fresh From the Sea is a beauty that lives at the corporate office of Farm Fresh on Holland Road in Virginia Beach.  She was spotted December 31, 2009. 

Monday, December 28, 2009

Botanical Gardens - Newbie!

This beauty was spotted December 16, 2009 as a new face for Botanical Gardens.  Designed by Georgia Mason, and I don't yet know her name. 

Reflections of the Soul

Reflections of the Soul was spotted December 28, 2009 at 1204 N. Fairwater Drive, Norfolk.  Her owner says she was designed in honor of his wife and daughter.  The mermaid's face is molded after the face of his wife, while the reflection in the mirror she holds is the face of his daughter. 

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Have You Seen Her?

These ladies have been lost, sold, made-over, moved, or are otherwise missing in action.  Please share any news of their whereabouts or status!

A few others are missing: Calypso, Jewel, Leading the Way, Press Party (no pics available)

Monday, December 14, 2009

Helping Hands

Helping Hands was spotted at Advanced Pain Management, 1788 Republic Road, Virginia Beach, on May 7, 2009.

Elizabeth - Portsmouth

Elizabeth, donated by the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel, is perched at Fort Nelson Park at the Portsmouth Visitor's Center, 6 Crawford Parkway, Portsmouth, and was spotted on October 2, 2008.

Maid on Time

Out of storage, Maid on Time was spotted at the Norfolk Public Library, 235 E. Plume Street, on December 14, 2009.  Her plaque is posted here, as well.

Mei Madeline

Mei Madeline was spotted at the Chinese Pagoda Restaurant in Norfolk on December 14, 2009.  The poem beneath her is pictured here, as well.

Yuma Yah

Yuma Yah, spotted atop the Hunton YMCA at 1139 Charlotte Street in Norfolk on November 7, 2008.

MHI Mermaid

The MHI Mermaid was spotted outside Marine Hydraulics International, 1215 Warrington Avenue, Norfolk, on December 14, 2009.

Sirene de Mission

Sirene de Mission located at 100 Kingsley Lane in Norfolk.  She replaces a previous version which was marked deceased after being crashed into and torn into pieces.  She was spotted on December 14, 2009.

Silver Mermaid

The Silver Mermaid was being hauled off for repair from vandalism when spotted on December 14, 2009.  It just so happens that Ms. Georgia Mason was present when this picture was snapped and she told me that the Silver Mermaid would return and be perched ON the building and lighted in memory of a former employee.  Spotted at William E. Wood, 2204 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk.

Sandra Wilson's Mermaid

This mermaid is SO new we don't yet have her name!  Spotted December 14, 2009 in her new home at 1804 E. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, and designed by Georgia Mason.  Her name will be posted as soon as we get it.  Owned by John and Sandra Wilson.


Rainbow is the name of this lady found inside Prism Plaza at 4455 South Boulevard in Virginia Beach.  She was spotted on January 6, 2009.

Timeless Elegance

Timeless Elegance was located on the beach side of an Ocean View resident's back yard, @1900 E. Ocean View Avenue in Norfolk on December 14, 2009.

Accidental Tourist

Accidental Tourist is a beauty that has been hard to find until today!  She was spotted at 1838 E. Ocean View Avenue on December 14, 2009.


I drove out to capture Thumbelina at W. H. Taylor Elementary and found her in the media room, but, there was a party in progress so a teacher in the school snuck in and snapped the picture for me. Thumbelina was spotted on December 11, 2009.

Techno Mermaid

There is restricted access to Techno Mermaid, located at InfiNet at 740 Duke Street, Norfolk. A better picture will be posted when I can get in and get her snapped. I have read that she is decorated with tons of techno gadgets so I'm very eager to see her in person! Spotted 12/11/2009.

Sirena at Play in Willoughby

Sirena at Play in Willoughby is located on the side of Pretlow Library opposite the home of another beauty, Marina, in Ocean View. I actually remember being at the amusement park themed for this lady of the sea. Spotted 12/11/2009.

Picasso's Beauty

Picasso's Beauty was spotted at VA Eye Consultants, 241 Corporate Boulevard, Norfolk, on December 11, 2009.


Elizabeth was spotted at Tidewater Women's Health Clinic, 891 Norfolk Square in Norfolk on December 11, 2009.

Donna Marie

Donna Marie was spotted at Taylor's/Vining's Landing Marina, 8166 Shore Drive, Norfolk, on December 11, 2009.


Karen was spotted on July 6, 2009 at the newly renovated Town Point Park in Norfolk.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Norfolk International Airport

These 4 ladies hover the baggage claim areas in the Norfolk International Airport.

Mermax II

This lady was spotted at Max & Erma's at Town Center in Virginia Beach on January 7, 2009.

Suzy, The Pink Ribbon Mermaid

Suzy, The Pink Ribbon Mermaid created for the Susan G. Komen Organization, was spotted at Race for the Cure, Virginia Beach Oceanfront on 10/17/09.

The smaller picture of Suzy was taken in the storage room at the Komen organization on Witch Duck Road where she was stored for repairs between the Mermaids and Martinis event of early October where she was unveilled and the Race for the Cure.


Charity was spotted on July 16, 2009 at The S. Frank Blocker YMCA in Norfolk.


Evie was spotted atop the Evelyn Ott School of Dance, 7921 Harold Street, Norfolk, on September 30, 2009.


Toola was spotted at Grand Rental, 3419 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, on July 9, 2009.

Garden Tempest

Garden Tempest was spotted along the Cape Henry Trail at First Landing State Park on August 4, 2009.


Seraphina was spotted at St. Pius X Catholic School on December 4, 2009.

Norfolk, Gateway to the Sea

This lady was spotted at Bell Motors at 3335 N. Military Highway in Norfolk on December 9, 2009.