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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,500 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Sugarcane Harvest

A fun family event at Crowley Natural and Cultural Center What a perfect day we had this year to enjoy the 1st Annual Sugarcane Harvest at Crowley Museum in Myakka, Florida. The morning had a bit of a chill but … Continue reading

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Yes, girls like to camp to!

December 2012 December camping in Florida is amazing. The weather is no longer humid and night time temps are perfect for spending time around the fire. On this particular camping trip I was to take a father and 3 of … Continue reading

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Why I volunteer…

November 2012 There are many reasons why one might choose to volunteer their time to do any number of activities. Some like to do something that looks good on their resume, others volunteer to fulfill a class requirement. Some like … Continue reading

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Children Need the Outdoors

Crowley Natural and Cultural Center, Indian Fields Campground November 2012 As we prepared for this camping trip many things went through my mind, We had a lot of kids from many different age groups and family backgrounds. Everything that could … Continue reading

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Group Hiking is Fun!

Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland Florida Today a group of strangers got together to share their love of nature and the outdoors and made new friends in the process. 10 strangers signed up to take a guided hike at a … Continue reading

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Brooker Creek Headwaters Preserve – after the rains

Sept 2012 We picked an overcast day just after sunrise to go see how wet the trails were at Brooker Creek Headwaters Preserve this September morning. We have been having a lot of rain since TS Debby came through and cabin fever was getting … Continue reading

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A visit to the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park

A visit to Homosassa would be incomplete without a visit to the wonderful Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park! With over 210 acres and a 45 foot deep natural spring which forms the headwaters of the beautiful Homosassa River … Continue reading

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Homosassa Butterfly Experience

July 2012 One of the many wonderful stops while in the Homosassa area is Butterfly gardens and exhibit at Homosassa Butterfly. Located just off  19/98 on Cardinal Street you will find a wonderful place for the whole family to experience! … Continue reading

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Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park

  July 2012   Having a Florida State Park Passport I noticed in the pages Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park and wanted to go check it out. I was going to be spending about a week in Homosassa and this … Continue reading

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