The Flying Giant Goldfishes

OK, this one is even weirder than the Death Bug from Hell….. I was kayaking with a friend on Lake Jackson, right outside Tallahassee, and as we paddled along I heard a very large SPLASH behind me. My first thought was “Holy Cow, an alligator just ate Kevin !!!” But when I turned to look, … More The Flying Giant Goldfishes

Mission San Luis

The Mission San Luis was established in 1656 as a Spanish administrative center for western Florida and as a Catholic church to convert the native Appalachee tribes. In time the settlement grew into a local trading center and a military garrison, and reached a population of about 1500 people. The site had a church, a … More Mission San Luis

The Tallahassee Antique Car Museum

The Antique Car Museum in Tallahassee bills itself as a car museum, but it’s really an eclectic collection of whatever the owner found interesting, including collections of Steinway pianos, Case pocketknives, outboard boat engines, toy pedal cars, and some other stuff. It does have an 1860 hearse carriage used to carry President Lincoln’s body. It also … More The Tallahassee Antique Car Museum

The Mag Lab

The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (known as the “Mag Lab”) is located in Tallahassee FL. It’s funded by the National Science Foundation and the State of Florida, and is home to a wide variety of research magnets, many of them the strongest of their type in the world. About 1400 researchers from around the … More The Mag Lab