Last week I was chatting with someone in my mobile home complex in St Pete FL when he happened to mention that one of the ladies nearby had been walking her dog very early one morning and saw “a HUGE cat” crossing the road in front of her. She thought it might have been a Mountain … More Wild Florida: The Bobcat
This is a nice park to take a walk in—always lots of birdies to be found. Some photos.
[NOTE: I’ve blogged all these “how-to” posts before, but am gonna re-run them on occasion, since folks may have missed them, and many of them have been updated or expanded since they were first posted.] To stay in touch with the rest of the world while on the road, I depend on my little netbook … More Life in the Van: Internet
This past Friday was my birthday, so my friend Mike T and I did an afternoon at the St Pete FL Pier. Birdies, beer, and acrobats. 🙂 Some photos.
Some photos from a nice relaxing walk at the Florida Arboretum in St Pete FL.
Florida’s version of Bigfoot is known as the Skunk Ape. The big hairy dude has reportedly been stomping around in the Everglades for at least 200 years, and there have been over 500 sighting reports in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. According to the tales, the story of the Skunk Ape goes all the way back … More Tampa’s Lettuce Lake Park and Florida’s Skunk Ape
[NOTE: I’ve blogged all these “how-to” posts before, but am gonna re-run them on occasion, since folks may have missed them, and many of them have been updated or expanded since they were first posted.] Without a doubt, the most difficult task in all of vandwelling is keeping cool in areas where the weather is … More Life in the Van: Insulation and Hot Weather
So I got a little love letter from the IRS today. They mailed it to my old address at my sister’s, despite the fact that I filed a change of address along with last year’s tax return. Oh, and the note says “You didn’t send in a tax return”. Despite the fact that I did … More Jeebuz, the IRS Are Retards
Green Herons are pretty secretive and don’t like to be watched, which makes it a bit hard to photo them. Here are some of the best shots that I have gotten of Green Herons over the years.
In 1890, the Mayor of a Florida town established what was a virtual dictatorship that ruled by terror, until he was finally driven from office by a military force sent in by the President. Today, Cedar Key, part of a clump of small islands about 130 miles north of Tampa Bay, is mostly uninhabited and the … More When the US Military Overthrew a Dictatorship–In Florida