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Lots of beauties, cuties and beasts - Skywatch Friday

These flowers are popping up at all of the parks. It’s always a sign of summer around here.

I haven’t seen a ladybug in a long time. 285 more words

Circle B Bar Reserve

Gawking at Gators

Are your children pestering you about seeing alligators on your trip to Florida? One of the best ways to view these toothy reptiles is aboard an airboat, a flat-bottomed propeller craft known to speed through mangrove tunnels in Everglades National Park and in waterways and swamps throughout Florida. 71 more words

Something Different

Exploring the Everglades

After Singer Island and Key West, the next stop on my grand south Florida adventure (after a mini-visit to Miami) was the Everglades!  I have always wanted to check out the Everglades and see what they’re about, so this part of the trip was very exciting for me. 1,118 more words


In Nearby Lafitte, "Nature Study Trail" Blossoming with Native Irises

About 30 minutes from downtown New Orleans, a remote nature trail behind the Lafitte Library is purple with Louisiana’s native irises. After crossing the bridge to Lafitte, stop at the “Pirate Museum/Visitor Center” to the left. 64 more words

We are Our Own Worst Alligators

My feet hit the ground to the rhythm of a Led Zeppelin song as I jogged a wooded nature trail, all the while keeping a wary eye on the nearby pond for hungry alligators. 690 more words

Epic Ride at Little Big Econ

My son, Shael, turned seven on 10 April. A few weeks before his birthday, I asked him if he had something special in mind. After his usual request for Sushi dinner, he said that he wanted to “do something special with me.” No lie. 434 more words

Ride Report

Fisheating Creek, Oct 2013

26°56’21.73″N 81°19’06.17″W elev 39 ft
Fisheating Creek Outpost, 7555 U.S. 27, Palmdale, Florida, 33944

The view from our campsite

The water appears the color of copper because Fisheating creek is a blackwater river. 112 more words