Browsing the archives for the Florida Life category

Tempting the Fates

Let me take a moment to express that life has been good lately

Spring Crazy

What a month and a half. Seasons in Florida are a little backwards. In most of the country, people hide inside during the winter, and come out to play in the summer…


Apparently even quarterly updates are too much for me to keep up with on this site

2010 Photos

Here are some of my favorite shots of 2010.

Back From the Swamp

Well that wasn’t so difficult. I spent three days in the Everglades, at Flamingo Campground, which is at the extreme southern tip of the Florida Peninsula. I went there with the goal of getting away from the world for a while, and finding some peace and quiet. I really didn’t manage to find peace. The […]

Getting Away

Can you think of a time in your life when you experienced some kind of epiphany? Most of mine seem to happen when I’m the road somewhere, traveling to or standing in front of some beautiful scenery.

Camping, Part II

So I haven’t been camping in 20 years, and that trip was a complete mess. I mention this because I just planned my first camping trip in 20 years

2009 Travel

The year’s travel calendar was more conservative than it has been in recent years…

2009 Wrap-Up

2009 is winding down…

Midnight Ride

I drove across the state on a lark back in June, trying to catch a launch of the space shuttle. It didn’t go. Since I’d gotten my hopes up, I kept trying every time NASA had a launch scheduled when I could make it to the east coast. I spent an entire weekend waiting through […]