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Gators, Damselflies and Skinks

One of the most keenly anticipated features of our recent holiday to Davenport USA was the prospect of seeing an alligator in the wild.  We had no plans on this visit to go to the Everglades or to one of the many Gator parks in Orlando, so pinned our hopes on an encounter in one of the many small lakes and swampy areas in and around Polk County.    330 more words


Holland Red Maple Swamp, SNA #380 (260/679)

Holland Red Maple Swamp encompasses a northern hardwood swamp and northern wet-mesic forest within Holland Wildlife Area in southern Brown County.  One of only two SNA’s within the county, Holland Red Maple Swamp can be accessed via a parking area south of the T-intersection of Refuge Road and Mill Road southeast of the town of Greenleaf. 259 more words

SNA Visits

The End of Time

Out there where the swamps meet the lakes it looks like this.

Not exactly this way. I made this picture look this way. But, the trees are broken. 340 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Faces of Florida

Just got back from my first trip to Florida, USA,  staying in the city of Naples in Collier County. I chose this location because of the proximity to the Everglades, which was my reason for visiting Florida in the first place. 555 more words

New episode of Hidden Horrors youtube series.....MAN-THING

Hey there Horrorfiends! a new episode of the Hidden Horrors youtube page is here and this time we take a look at the mid 2000s Marvel Superheroes Monster movie…. MAN-THING.

00's Horror

5-year-old Alayna Ertl died of 'homicidal violence,' body found in 'swampy area'

The 5-year-old girl killed following an abduction died of “homicidal violence,” a medical examiner says.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s preliminary autopsy results for Alayna Ertl, but the agency did not provide any additional details about when or how she died. 458 more words


Connections: August 19

My mother would tromp

through field and swamp

to pet some bovine face.

I’m something the same

but think it more sane

to get closer to Queen Anne’s lace.