A Sunset Tour for Two

Amidst the branches that frame our view, we slowly progress while ducking our heads with each twist and turn. The mangrove tunnels of Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve were not designed for humans but instead a wilderness for Florida’s panthers, alligators, manatees, and countless species of shorebirds. Immersed in the thicket, we worked together to steer […]

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The Great Hunt of Fort Myers

People are generally creatures of habit commuting daily routes and visiting familiar places. It can sometimes be difficult to appreciate where we reside without a tourist’s perspective of visiting a new place with open eyes. Every town has a history of how it came to be that is left just waiting to be discovered. My husband […]

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The Flight of the Bats

As the sun lowers behind the trees, the chirping of bats grows as they await the evening meal. The Florida Museum of Natural History occupies multiple facilities on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida.  Three of which include barns elevated on posts housing nearly 400,000 bats with the capacity for over 750,000. The […]

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Where the Wild Things Are

We like to do things a little differently when it comes to the holiday season. My own family will tell you that I have always been a bit of a scrooge when it comes to joining in the rush of Christmas shopping.  Instead of hunting for sales, we explored the outdoors at Paynes Prairie Preserve […]

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