The Perfect Paddle

For “work” today I was tasked with helping lead a group of visitors on a canoe trip down the Turner River. Spend a day peacefully paddling through some of God’s most beautiful creations? It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it… And was it ever the perfect day for a trip down theContinue reading “The Perfect Paddle”

Let’s Trawl Y’all!

Today I was lucky enough to get to spend a beautiful day out on a boat cruising around the Ten Thousand Islands of southwest Florida. Though it was fabulous, it wasn’t all fun and games. In fact, this is what some people call work.. Right… We joined a crew from a neighboring state park, RookeryContinue reading “Let’s Trawl Y’all!”

Full Moon Bike Ride Fiasco

This past Saturday, the night of the full moon, we joined some of the other Big Cypress volunteers and staff for a bike ride at Shark Valley in Everglades National Park. Our lovely neighbors, Mary and Gary, had organized the excursion so that we could enjoy the scenic beauty of the Everglades through the eveningContinue reading “Full Moon Bike Ride Fiasco”

Sunday Everyday

We’ve been settling in nicely to our new home in Florida. Big Cypress National Preserve could not be more beautiful with it’s wealth of amazing wildlife, some of which I’m slowly learning to appreciate rather than fear. And all the people we’ve met have been friendly and interesting characters. Then there’s the weather, which isContinue reading “Sunday Everyday”