Category Archives: Ecosystem

Snow Day 2022

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Sun on the sycamore and organization in the pantry

We have had sun the last two days, and I was able to sit outside, have a fire in the firepit, and watch the sunset. It was hard to say whether the glow of the sun was more orange than … Continue reading

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Sunset January 5, 2022

I had to make a late run to the store today and this scene greeted me as I stepped out of the car. The store and parking lot are up on a hill, so all the trees do not get … Continue reading

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It’s New Year’s Day: What can we do to distract ourselves now?

I have developed a habit over the last month that is not in my best interest. I wake at my usual time around sun up, get up and go feed the cats, take a potty stop, get a glass of … Continue reading

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The view from the west: It’ll do

The sunsets this week have been particularly orange, once even casting the orange glow onto the sycamore tree. The weather has been perfect for an evening fire just before dark, Beyonce’s favorite time with me. It has been a busy … Continue reading

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Big Lagoon State Park: The name should have been the clue

Yes, cuz and I strong-armed that Aliner to hitch up. Using the old 1-2-3-go method, I lifted and pulled and she lifted and pushed. I may not be the heavy-weight who can still hoist a 50 pound sack of horse … Continue reading

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Lunch with the birds of Salt Run

While it was fun watching all the birds dining during our lunch, they were a bit too far away to identify them clearly. The roseate spoonbill was my favorite though.

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Anastasia Beach on Bird Island

Nothing prepared me for the expanse of pink-tinted sand. As shells wash in, and get pummeled by waves and feet, the sand takes on a salmon color. While there are stretches of the white sands, nearest the water the pink … Continue reading

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Anastasia State Park at St. Augustine

The trip across the panhandle from Pensacola to Tallahassee and beyond was memorable in the way you do not want to remember. All road trips can have moments like that and it is generally best to not dwell on them. … Continue reading

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Fort Pickens Campground and Langdon Beach

Cuz camps with her dog and cat, which to say the least is interesting in a small camper. However, Jaime is a lovely cat and he took to sleeping with me. He is insistent when it is time to be … Continue reading

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