Hi everyone. This post will be shorter and with only several pictures. Many have asked how we are dealing with the unprecedented times of the world virus emergency. It has been both an exciting and a scary time. Our last day of work at Big Cypress in the western Everglades was January 3rd and that … More Virus

Gulf Shore

Warm salty springs and old growth live oaks with Spanish moss made our 11 day stay here most memorable. The turquoise crystal-clear springs at a constant 720 and teaming with life such as blue crabs, mullock, and manatees made an exit very tough but we have other destinations waiting. After leaving Ocala National Forest and … More Gulf Shore


As Maine goes, so goes the country! This was a popular catch phrase in the late 1800’s as Maine had a big influence on National politics. (Fascinating history but this blog is not about Maine’s history …or the nation’s). There are plenty of snowbirds in Florida, mostly from the snowbelt. And I am amazed at … More Maine