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Beach Bums on the First Coast

Most people don’t think of a trip to the beach as “getting back to nature,” but it can be if you do it right.  The first week of June, we changed up our vacation plans, instead of hiking in the Red River Gorge of Kentucky as originally planned, we made camping reservations at Little Talbot Island State Park in northeast Florida.   1,648 more words


Hiking Little Talbot Island

Who? What? Where?

Little Talbot Island is a Florida State Park found in the northern shoreline of Jacksonville.

Daily fee of $5.00

Nature Trail

Observing one of the beautiful trees found along the nature trail. 150 more words


And just like that, summer is over.

Yesterday was the last day of summer vacation for Jack and The Princess (The College Kid still has another week before his classes begin) and so we decided to take Jack to the beach. 215 more words

Vacation Memories: Amelia Island continued

Less then a year later we decided to visit Amelia Island again! This time it was for a babymoon–our last vacation while the Princess was still easy to handle! 546 more words

Rare Snowy Owl in Florida

When a snowy owl comes to Florida, it’s a “calling all birders” moment.  It is extremely rare for a bird of the snowy tundra and the northern U.S. 813 more words


Little Talbot Island State Park and Jacksonville Beach

I passed through Talbot Islands State Parks on my way south along A1A, having a late breakfast among the gnarled trees of a coastal hammock that abutted a white sandy beach that was littered with driftwood and upright dead trees. 101 more words


Moxie Personified

And you guys think I’m gutsy. Meet Diana Lain. More positive, more adventurous, more disabled than me. And more full of life than most anyone I know, able-bodied or otherwise. 686 more words

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