Anticipating Adventures in 2018

We’re back where we belong. Our tradition of greeting the new year’s dawn over the Atlantic brought us this holiday to weekend to Sebastian, on Florida’s east coast. And after an off-putting experience on South Beach in 2016 and a disappointing weather patter in 2017, we finally found ourselves in the right location and were … Read more

Seeing Renewal in Destruction at Everglades NP

Even though our area of downtown Miami came through Hurricane Irma relatively unscathed, we live in an entirely fabricated environment that’s designed to withstand storms and other natural events. Underground power lines, steel-reinforced concrete construction, and a limited amount of trees all contributed to very light damage from Irma in Miami’s downtown core. However, we … Read more

Rocketing Up the Learning Curve at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

We snagged a campsite for the week of Thanksgiving at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound, where we planned to have our first extended camping experience with our new Airstream trailer while being close to family to celebrate the holiday. The park is packed with enticing amenities and activities, so we hoped to enjoy … Read more

Cape Cod: The Beach

Cape Cod is a thin spit of land extending into the Atlantic off the eastern coast of Massachusetts, surrounded by water. That means plenty of beaches on the Atlantic side of the peninsula, and a week on Cape Cod — especially a family reunion with beach-loving family members — will certainly involve plenty of beach … Read more