Little House Big Backyard

Thankful for the days well spent at Gold Head Branch State Park. We hiked and biked and explored our big backyard all weekend.  Can't remember the last time I explored a ravine. Beautiful little brook carving its way out of the Florida sand and scrub pine.Fitbit says I climbed 14 floors! Who knew there were... Continue Reading →

Fort Clinch State Park

We were lucky enough to snag a cancellation for the MLK long weekend at Fort Clinch State Park at the beach on Amelia Island. The January temperature was perfect though a bit chilly at times for our beagle. Fort Clinch State Park has two campgrounds -  one on the oceanside and the other on the... Continue Reading →

Summerlin Dock and Park, Fort Pierce

            Summerlin Dock sits behind the Saint Lucie History Museum on the South Beach Causeway- same causeway as the small Smithsonian Aquarium. This park with shaded pavillion and bathrooms nearby offers beautiful views of the Indian River Lagoon. Fishermen frequent the dock and we were lucky enough to happen by a baby shark splashing... Continue Reading →

Read Me a Story

My Dad read to me a lot while I was growing up. First, he read me children's books and then as I grew, we would take turns reading chapter books aloud in our living room. I remember many nights spent reading Roald Dahl books -  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach,... Continue Reading →

Tellus Science Museum, GA

A trip to visit family over Thanksgiving brought us to north Georgia and a day at the Tellus Science Muesum. As with most science museums, they had a nice balance of hands-on exhibits as well as  visually interesting but not fully interactive. Mining for gems was a hit as well as walking through the dinosaur... Continue Reading →

So come with me where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land. - Peter Pan A long awaited photo op with Peter Pan! and then their favorite ride Peter Pan's Flight made for a day well spent at... Continue Reading →

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