Tag: Mother Nature

Happy First Day of Spring!

Today is the day that winter gives way to spring and we get to see nature waking from her slumber! Of course, it’s been like spring here in Florida for all but a few days for quite a while, but I’m not going to… Continue Reading “Happy First Day of Spring!”

Dreams of a winter’s day in F-L-A

Sometimes when I come back from an outing, it takes me a while to adjust to my thoroughly-mundane existence again. Just living somewhere. Somewhere with a few walls, indoor plumbing and a roof. It takes me a while before I can stifle the feeling… Continue Reading “Dreams of a winter’s day in F-L-A”

Irma and Rush Limpbag: The Two BIG Blowhards Plaguing Florida Right Now!

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!”

Another Fabulous Day to Be at the Beach

It truly is a gorgeous day today. Spent a good chunk of it soaking up some rays and enjoying the sights and sounds of the ocean. Last night I wasn’t completely sure I was beach-bound but one of my fave Central Florida weather folk,… Continue Reading “Another Fabulous Day to Be at the Beach”

Trips to the Beach On Those Cloudy, Overcast Days

  Trips on days like that can be nice. I made it to the beach on one of those days about two weeks ago. I was sure that I’d get wet but my beach jones was so bad that day that I pointed my… Continue Reading “Trips to the Beach On Those Cloudy, Overcast Days”

Visited Downey Park in the Union Park Neighborhood Today

One of the nicest spots on Orlando’s east side is Downey Park. It’s off Dean Road and can be seen from East Colonial Drive, a major artery in the O’do metro area. You get a great view of the park if you’re headed east… Continue Reading “Visited Downey Park in the Union Park Neighborhood Today”

Latest Adventure: Manatee Hammock in Titusville. Nice Park, Horrible Weather!

This was my first foray into a very popular park and campground in Brevard County. That would be Manatee Hammock ┬áPark in Titusville. T’ville is a little north of Cocoa on US 1, for those of you who aren’t too familiar with East Central… Continue Reading “Latest Adventure: Manatee Hammock in Titusville. Nice Park, Horrible Weather!”

Fave Fotos: Wekiva Springs State Park is So Beautiful

Enjoyed camping at Wekiva Springs State Park for two nights this week. Had a very good time. Would have been even better had Mother Nature not soaked us pretty good the first day. The first night, actually. Oh well. This is my fave foto… Continue Reading “Fave Fotos: Wekiva Springs State Park is So Beautiful”