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Black Bear Wilderness Area Loop Trail

The trail at Black Bear Wilderness Area is an almost 7.5 mile loop near Sanford, FL. This is definitely one of the more challenging hikes we’ve done, since the trail is very narrow and sometimes isn’t there at all (due to animals digging holes in it or the ground just giving way). 391 more words

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Friday's Passing Fancy: For Wild Grassy Seas

A swishing dance of barest stems was
perhaps nothing but a passing of the wind
and yet it came to me as kindness.
Sun with great dome of warmth blessing all, 200 more words

The Great Egrets

Great Egrets are here on our lakes all year around.  I enjoy them very much. The Great Egrets are the taller of the egrets here.  We basically have Snowy Egrets, Cattle Egrets and the Great Egrets.   88 more words


Morning in Murrell's

Morning in Murrell’s Inlet

Sun’s first light on the marsh grasses




Levy Loop Trail

Levy Loop Trail is located in the Barr Hammock Preserve just south of Gainesville, FL. The entire loop is about 6.5 miles around, with lots of benches where you can stop and take in the scenery (and also maybe a snack). 405 more words

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Twice bittern.

A few days before Christmas I headed down to the Teifi Marshes near Cardigan with high hopes of seeing a bittern. It is a regular winter haunt for this extraordinary but elusive species and I had photographed one there in January 2015 (see… 499 more words