Exploring South Florida :: Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

Last weekend, the wife and I visited the southwest corner of Florida to do a bit of exploring on that side of the state. It's less than a three hour drive, and with a campsite waiting for us there it's actually a pretty easy trip. We hit a bunch of spots, but we've always been a fan of parks and preserves. Especially those that don't

Exploring South Florida :: Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve 2018-09-30T12:28:34+00:00

Lily of the Nile :: Agapanthus :: Color Challenge – Sunday Purple

Down in Florida at a recent trip to Disneyworld, the giant entry plaza to Epcot Center is full of banks of these Lily of the Niles (Lilies of the Nile? Lilies of the Niles? No idea...). They grow under the shade of smooth-trunked crepe myrtles, creating a vibrant view and pleasant aroma. As always, my guesses as to the genus and names of the various

Lily of the Nile :: Agapanthus :: Color Challenge – Sunday Purple 2018-07-01T14:33:16+00:00

In the Land of Bugs :: Spiders and Bug Photo Mini-Compilation

I like bugs. Spiders and insects. Taking pictures of them anyway, then running away fast. Down in Florida, we have an interesting set of insects and crawly creatures that are fun to look at. Most of them aren't going to eat you, but I still don't want them crawling across my flesh. I put the camera between them and me. I did my best to

In the Land of Bugs :: Spiders and Bug Photo Mini-Compilation 2018-06-23T16:47:08+00:00