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Navigating the Fulltime RV Waters Along the Rio-de-Ays

Spending a month on the Indian River has allowed us to learn quite a bit…including how it was that the river’s name came about. More on that later…. 1,335 more words

Fulltime RVing

Historic THREESOME :-)

Threesome anyone? :-) In fact, this is a THREESOME of Historical proportion. Seldom anywhere will you find three Historical Markers at the same location. Here is in fact the exception to the rule. 224 more words

Key West

The truth behind The Land of Flowers

…and the fountain of youth

Our state’s history is immersed in mystery, folklore, and many myths. Some Floridians spend their entire lives believing these tales, as they are passed on through generations and word of mouth. 88 more words

Florida History

Then and Now: A historic walk through Ponce City Market

If the brick walls of Ponce City Market could talk, they’d tell an intrepid story of a building that rose from the innovative minds of fearless urban explorers. 954 more words

The Tree Of Death

The little apple of death hangs from the branches of the tree of death.

On a hot July day in 1521, Ponce de Leon, his body ravaged by agony, rolled his eyes toward heaven and, most likely, screamed his way into the hands of his God.   401 more words


Neverland / Terra do Nunca

“I don’t want to grow up”, said my niece Ciara, 5 years old, in tears the last time we were leaving Dublin. I am sure she felt a lot better about the future once I gave her that Percy Pig, but I don’t blame her: why would anyone want to deal with a world of mortgages, driving tests and heartbreak? 832 more words


Ceiba speciosa is blooming!

So alfred talked me into using a point and shoot camera.
I have never been a fan but he always has one with him, even in trips with full load of equipment. 198 more words