Tag: Florida

Black Cat Boss

I don’t know this ebony cat’s name but I do know he’s the Top Cat at Gemini Springs Park. This not-so-well-known park is beautiful. You can find it in Volusia County, just inside the town limits of Debary. That’s about 20 minutes or so… Continue Reading “Black Cat Boss”

Deer and Springs at Kelly Park

We had occasion to camp at Kelly Park in Orange County (Florida) not very long ago and had a terrific time. We were stunned at how tame the deer were. They came around–and in considerable numbers–every evening and night. Having said that, I must… Continue Reading “Deer and Springs at Kelly Park”

Time to go visit your Mother

Joan and I spent two lovely days at Trimble Park back in January. It’s one of our favorite camping spots in Central Florida. It was about two months before so many things–including parks and outdoor venues of many kinds–began to close down because of… Continue Reading “Time to go visit your Mother”

National Camera Day

Photography is a very big deal to me and today is a day I wanted to get a photo or two up on the blog. It’s true that there’s not a lot left of this auspicious day, but here we go… We did have… Continue Reading “National Camera Day”

Fave Fotos: A Florida Beach in May

Sometimes I take a photo I like so well that it can be good material for a post all by itself. The banner photo is one of those. It’s from a trip we made about two weeks ago. It was just when beaches became… Continue Reading “Fave Fotos: A Florida Beach in May”

National Trails Day

Now, that’s one of my fave days, to be sure! We do observe this auspicious day each year and I’m thinking of some of the trails I have known and loved. The banner photo is of one tiny stretch of the Florida Trail. This… Continue Reading “National Trails Day”

Quick Trip Back to the Beach

It had been about three months since I had made a beach visit. And that’s way too long. Because it’s been difficult — as well as risky, of course — to get to the shore, I’ve been eager to get some sand in my… Continue Reading “Quick Trip Back to the Beach”

News about the Florida Park System

I am on email lists for a lot of different thing relating to outdoor stuff. I use parks in many systems and love getting the news and updates that come around pretty often. I was happy to hear two days ago that the folks… Continue Reading “News about the Florida Park System”

From the Wildlife File: a Happy Ending in Florida!

As you no doubt know, I’m a passionate environmentalist and advocate for wildlife. And because we’re in such dire straits right now as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, I was quite happy to get a bit of nature news in my… Continue Reading “From the Wildlife File: a Happy Ending in Florida!”

Is there anything better?

Yeah, it’s not a rhetorical question. There’s not. Nothing. Nothing at all. There’s nothing better than hanging out on the pool deck on a beautiful Spring day like this. See ya! I’m logging off so I can devote the entire afternoon to doing nothing… Continue Reading “Is there anything better?”