One of the fun outdoor things to do when my sisters are here for Christmas is to drive over to the Tampa Electric Company to see the manatees. 200 more words
Shore birds from Cindy Knoke
I’d forgotten, in the three years since I left Louisiana, how wonderful and graceful the South can be.
Every single receptionist takes the time to ask how I am, and instead of simply engaging in the business of scheduling an appointment or taking a payment, they genuinely want to know how my day is going. 158 more words
Flocks of Sandhill Cranes, White Pelicans and Wood Storks have recently visited our little neighborhood park lake (Paradise Lake) here in The Villages, FL. Because we have had so little rainfall, the lake has rapidly been shrinking and the fishing seems to be the big draw for the migratory wading and water birds! 112 more words