Category Archives: Florida

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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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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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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Flip Flops in the Sun!

Silver Alerts, Thongs, and the Real Florida Visiting Florida in the winter can’t be beat.  Living there for two or three months can be a culture shock.  As Tom says, “Drivers in Florida click on their turn signals and forget … Continue reading

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The Borg Invaded Sebastian Inlet State Park

Sebastian Inlet Park is a Park Like No Other Beauty beckons for you to return at Sebastian Inlet State Park in Florida.  It is located where the 121-mile Indian River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Any time of night or … Continue reading

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“Two Drifters Off To See the World”

“There’s such a lovely world to see….” Toad Suck and Beyond We know the route well, across Arkansas.  But, how did we miss the town of “Toad Suck?”   Yes,  and in an online poll it won the honor of being … Continue reading

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Florida in February and Skipping the Missouri Winter Blues

Where are the palms?  Where is the sun?  Where are the ocean breezes in Missouri? (Beware, there are lots of photos below!) Did you know that Juan Ponce de Le’on landed at Melbourne Shores? And he wasn’t looking for the … Continue reading

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