Kicking Back at the Beach

A beach is considered a balm for the soul, and we’ve definitely experienced that this week at St. George Island State Park, a park located on the tip of St. George Island, a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico off Apalachicola. As part of Florida’s “Forgotten Coast,” this area is anything but crowded and … Read moreKicking Back at the Beach

Deconstructing De Soto National Memorial

Since one of the guiding principles in our travels is to visit National Park Service units across the country, we wanted to see as many of our home state sites as possible before leaving Florida. As our path brought us to the west coast of Florida to visit family, we made time to swing by … Read moreDeconstructing De Soto National Memorial

Getting Blissed Out at the Garden

During one of our trips down to Palm Beach County to take care of some preparatory tasks, we took some time to swing by the Mounts Botanical Garden west of Palm Beach International Airport. In a prior life I was a board member of the Friends of the Mounts, and also spent many hours as … Read moreGetting Blissed Out at the Garden