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Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park - Homosassa, FL

A tourist destination since the early 1900s, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs State Park boasts one of Florida’s 33 first-magnitude springs, attracting West Indian manatees year-round into its 74-degree water. 251 more words

Book review: Manatee Rescue, by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Annabel Wright

Davies, Nicola. Manatee Rescue. Ill. Annabel Wright. Candlewick Press, 2015. $14.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-9830-2. 105 pages. Ages 7-14. P8Q9

Manuela is an unusual girl who lives in an Amazon River village. 298 more words

Book Reviews

He tried to take a ride on a manatee. Then he took a ride to jail.

A man trying to take a ride on a manatee instead got a ride to the Monroe County jail Friday in Islamorada.

James Roy Massengale Jr., 47, apparently homeless, remained in custody at press time under a $25,000 bond, mostly for refusing to cooperate with Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies or Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers. 89 more words

High Weirdness

Bucket List Part I - What Have I Checked Off?

My bucket list is a good mix of Places I Want To Go and Experiences I Want To Have. I think that things can be added to your bucket list as you do them, whether you planned it or not, and they don’t have to be major events.  558 more words

My Life

The Manatee Meeting

After paddle boarding beside a group of playful dolphins and a friendly manatee, and witnessing a giant sea turtle coming to shore to lay eggs, I figured not much else could happen on our vacation. 351 more words


Manatees rescued from golf course

Hi everyone,

I thought this story was interesting and had a happy ending so I decided to share it with you.

“Six Manatees, which included to mothers and their calves” were rescued when they floated onto a Florida golf course. 74 more words

Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

Travesty Tuesday – Unleashing Myself Upon the World

I’ve decided that this is becoming less of a writing exercise and more of a performance art piece as I gradually morph into a living internet troll. 836 more words