Signs of summer…

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

August in Florida means hot and humid, with afternoon thunderstorms, and perhaps a tropical storm or so. Since I am a year-round Florida resident, my escape from the heat is a nice long walk on the beach, feet in surf, camera in hand. Normally, I photograph nature but thought it might be fun to look […]

Festival Fanatic!

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

It appears that I am a closet festival fanatic. How else can I explain the fact that I have been to two festivals in the last two months and have the urge to look for more? On April 19, I visited the Indian River Festival, Titusville, Florida. In addition to the typical carnival midway action, […]

Mt. Dora – Sailing Regatta

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

This week, I am sharing a summary I wrote for the South East Volusia Camera Club (SEVCC) monthly newsletter about our Club’s outing April 04th to Mt. Dora, Florida. The day of the SEVCC field trip to Mt. Dora dawned with bright sunshine and no predictions for rain. It was as if we knew that […]

When I received an invitation from the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) to join a guided hike in the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, I quickly reserved a spot! Who could turn down a chance to walk through a preserve with such a delightful name? Would participants, all graduates of one or more modules of FMNP, be […]

Ravine Gardens State Park

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

When I heard about Azalea Days, March 14 and 15, at Ravine Gardens State Park, I was off and running. I enjoy taking day-trips in Florida, and this is a park I had not seen. Azaleas and a Ravine? I was intrigued! The Park brochure explains that the Gardens were developed by the City of […]

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