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

Campground Crawl

So we’ve decided to stay in south Florida for a while. Why? Because its still summer here! And besides, the Super Bowl is just down the road a bit. So our saga continues… shorts, t-shirts, suntans and South Beach… & Football; another adventure of life on the road. Miami Beach and me in front of … More Campground Crawl

Falling Iguanas

“Falling Iguanas! ” Al Roker, Today Show weatherman on January 22, 2020, “Today we have more nasty weather stretching from Minnesota to Maine and all the way to Texas. The National Weather Service has even issued a ‘Falling Iguana Alert’ for south Florida!” That’s right folks, it’s not raining cats and dogs here. No! Just … More Falling Iguanas

Spiders & Snakes

“I don’t like spiders and snakes but that ain’t what it takes, to love me, like I want to be loved by you!” Okay, Jim Stafford’s song “Spiders & Snakes” wasn’t talking about the everglades. But hey, it fits! It’s not just spiders and snakes here. A Burmese python near our camper and a brown … More Spiders & Snakes

Corkscrew Sanctuary

Once thought too swampy to live in, too mosquito-infested to enjoy, and too flat to have any value, Florida thought they were on the right tract by smothering the landscape with modern development. Draining the swamp, putting up housing developments, malls, and of course, entertainment facilities, Florida was going to be the envy of America. … More Corkscrew Sanctuary