Category: travel

Photo Contests

December 30, 2018 This year, I entered a few photo contests.  The biggest one I entered was the North American Nature Photographers Association annual photo competition.  The picture above placed in the top twenty in the Altered Reality category and in the top 100…

Grackles

November 28, 2018 Yesterday, when I was taking pictures in the morning and jumped in the car to warm up, a Boat-tailed Grackle came to check out my camera and scope.  We were nicely entertained. This morning we went to St. Marks National Wildlife…

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

By Linda November 27, 2018 We arrived outside the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge on Sunday afternoon.  We set up camp and left to visit the refuge and promptly got lost.  There aren’t that many roads around here to get lost.  I forgot the…

Matanzas River

October 18, 2018 Last Sunday, we kayaked on the Matanzas River near the Matanzas Inlet.  The river meets the ocean at the inlet.  It was a beautiful day, so there were lots of folks out enjoying the water.  That meant there were lots of…

Back in Florida

September 1, 2018 Once we left the Rocky Mountains, we headed directly home without exploring.  It is the longest that we have had the tow vehicle hooked to the motor home without removing it.  We drove from 275 to 375 miles a day, stopped…

Bird Sanctuary at Estes Park

August 24, 2018 This morning, we went in search of moose.  We went to Brainard Lake near the Indian Peaks Wilderness.  We did not see any moose, so we hiked to Long Lake.  We didn’t see any moose, but the views were incredible.  Of…

Elk

August 23, 2018 The night after we saw the wild mustangs near Cody, it rained hard.  We were hoping that would get rid of some of the smoke.  Instead, it was far, far worse.  Apparently, a cool front brought a lot of the British…