We Now Have a Truck

And it’s huge. Our other car, a Mini Cooper S, could probably fit in the bed. But this is the perfect truck for us and it comes into our lives at the necessary time. This purchase is, of course, part II of our grand plan to become equipped to truly explore outstanding natural areas. Part … Read more

Another Great (and Free) Birdwatching Location

The Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department deserves mad props for creating not one, but two, different and equally interesting locations that serve a dual purpose: water reclamation / filtration, and public access to wildlife viewing. After our successful visit to Wakodahatchee Wetlands in January, we decided to take advantage of the last nice weather … Read more

Visiting a Time Capsule from the Era of the Bay

The weekend’s nice weather inspired us to visit one of the smallest destinations in the Florida State Park system, The Barnacle Historic State Park. The Coconut Grove property was the home of Ralph Munroe, one of the earliest pioneers in the Miami area. Like many of today’s visitors, he came to the area in search … Read more

Learning About Street Art in Wynwood

For anyone familiar with Miami 20+ years ago, the phrase “Wynwood Art District” is pretty startling. For many decades Wynwood was an industrial area, located just north of the historically black Overtown community and sandwiched between I-95 to the west and a massive rail yard serving the Florida East Coast Railway to the east. It … Read more