All about Nature, about the outdoors<>I love it, photograph it and protect it.
I know you’re almost certainly aware that Hurricane Ian is bearing down on the Sunshine State as I write this. It’s a very big deal. I’m posting about it now because I think the majority of friends who follow this blog are in or… Continue Reading “Hurricane Ian is Coming”
Hurricane Dorian is a fierce storm. I thought using the camp stove for our morning coffee would be a wise thing to do. So I set it up on the pool deck and we enjoyed a really tasty and robust cup o’ Joe this… Continue Reading “Dorian is coming, we’re getting ready”
Hurricane Irma blew through my part of Florida in the wee hours of Monday morning. The peak winds for us in the Orlando area came around 1:20 AM. Yes, I was up and I couldn’t keep from watching my NE facing window since that… Continue Reading “Irma Has Fallen Apart and Florida is Recovering”
Just when you thought Ben was going to write up another cool camping trip or beach outing… Sorry folks! Those cool, upbeat postings about trips to our amazing state parks in the Sunshine State are gonna have to wait! Right now as I’m sitting… Continue Reading “Irma and Rush Limpbag: The Two BIG Blowhards Plaguing Florida Right Now!”
Trying to find some kind of middle ground between what are so often extreme positions is a very noble cause. It that sense, I’ve considered myself to be a moderate for many years. On today’s political scene, however, the discussion has been moved so… Continue Reading “Very Good Article from David T.S. Jonas Here About Political Moderation”
As all of you know, the metro Houston area and a large chunk of East Texas is in very bad shape after being laid low by Hurricane Harvey. This storm has poured a truly biblical amount of rain on east Texas and — incredibly,… Continue Reading “Hurricane Harvey Hits Houston and It’s Not Over Yet!”
I’m doing what all Floridians are doing today: hunkering down in my apartment, waiting for Hurricane Matthew to pass. I starting preparing a few weeks ago. I’ve always stashed batteries, candles and that sort of thing; I’ve got battery-powered lanterns aplenty, a good digital… Continue Reading “Hurricane Matthew: I’m Not Your BFF!”