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Bring Your Lawn Chair! Okeechobee is Waiting for you!

Lake Okeechobee is Waiting for You! Commercials with guys hawking Okeechobee RV living dot online space.  He’s happy!  His life is good! You should be his neighbor. Silver Palms RV Resort One of our neighbors at TGO recommended visiting the … Continue reading

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Pandemic Creativity in Florida (Updated)

Keeping Sane While Being Cooped Up! He just appeared one day.  There was this man sitting outside his Class C motorhome chipping away at wood.  I walked by his rented site every day.  Soon there was a table and wood … Continue reading

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Ormond Beach and the Mystery Mound!

Beware!!! Archaeology is discussed ahead!!!!!  You might want to turn back! Playing in the Sand on Ormond Beach! Tom and I have been exploring plantation ruins along the Eastern Coast of Florida.  Recently we stopped by the Dummett  Sugar plantation … Continue reading

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The Taking of Land in Florida (And the Militias)

Warning!  History Ahead!  Prepare Yourself! Did you know that Florida sided with Great Britain in the 1776 Revolutionary War?  Oh no!! Did you know that Florida became a US state only in 1845?   Did you know that Florida was part … Continue reading

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Florida. The Good. The Bad. And, The Ugly!

Holidays at The Great Outdoors.  The Good. TGO is a remarkable playground for adults at Xmas time.  Inflatables dawn the yards of one entire street while Christmas lights blind you on another.  It is an unusually happy time of year … Continue reading

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Follow that Dream … to Florida

Yankee Town, Crystal River, and the Gulf Coast are Waiting for YOU! Yes, there is a road named, “Follow the Dream Parkway.”  It heads out to Bird Creek Beach on the Western shores of Florida–Gulf side.   On the way … Continue reading

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War in Heaven: Mother Nature and Politics in Florida

Wake up!! Mother Nature is in Charge! Heading south can be a real high!  Traveling at warp speed (65 mph) from Cass County, we reach the mountains in a couple of days.  Even though we have traveled this way numerous … Continue reading

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Georgia On Our Minds!

The roads to Florida are rife with bumps, cranks, cracks, and jumps. While RVing across the United States we often need a break from being thrown into the air by unkept interstate highways that have been abandoned by governments. Georgia … Continue reading

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Volunteer: Underwater Archaeology in Florida. Part Two

Answering My Questions? The ancient inhabitants of Florida were just like us.  They enjoyed being near the water, feeling ocean breezes, and in certain centuries, the warm climate.  Discovering their lives is like discovering our own past.  In cultures that … Continue reading

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Underwater Archaeology in Florida. Part One

Florida is Beyond Anything I Could Have Imagined Volunteer and Discover! When you think of Florida, what comes to mind?  There is sand.  There are beaches, rivers, lakes, the ocean, and the Gulf of Mexico.  There are warm comforting breezes, … Continue reading

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