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Florida is nice this time of the year (winter.) Even nicer this year because it's cooler. Something about a polar vortex that I'm sure has something to do with global warming. Go figure. One of the projects I did was building cages to enclose the garbage cans. It's tiresome cleaning up the mess the various animals have created the night before. Woodworking. Oh Boy! Does anyone remember back when CB radios were so popular? Everyone had to ...
... an incoming tide at Ponce de Leon inlet plus a warning of
rough water with more strong winds and tons more No-See-Ems along the
beach, I chickened out on proceeding. Turning around, I headed up the
Joe River trying unsuccessfully to elude the wind; I ran out of steam
at noon when I reached the South Joe Chickee where I spent the night
rather than paddle ten additional miles. Took it easy by reading ...
TIME WITH GOOD FRIENDS
This around-the-country excursion is as much about people as it is about places. We have been blessed as much by visiting prior (I don't use the word 'old’ anymore) acquaintances and making new ones as we have visiting places. Arcadia and Fort Meyers provided both opportunities this past week. Lori is a friend of a mutual acquaintance and invited us to park and stay at her mini-farm ...
JD volunteered to help with the assembly of a stack of new picnic tables for the campground. When he showed up they handed him a paint roller instead of a hammer. So he spent some time rolling on sealer. They did eventually put together seven tables though, so it was all good. We also met our neighbors, who are work-campers. They had some interesting stories to tell. In ...
We started out with the bikes and a lunch headed for Highlands Hammock State Park to do some biking, missed the turn-off and kept going all the way to the Atlantic coast to the Fort Pierce Inlet State Park. Turned out to be a good choice. Such a nice state park. The park has some paved bike trails and trails through the woods (called ...