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Butterfly and Bumblebees

I enjoy watching the bumblebees and butterflies visit the purple Salvia’s in my backyard. Although I have other flowers, the Salvias are clearly a hit. Yesterday I spent some time trying to photograph as the clouds rolled in but before the rains came. It…

Lots of Swallow-tailed Kites

We went to Fisheating Creek in Florida in hopes of seeing the Swallow-tailed Kites. About half the eastern population of Kites congregate in the area for a couple days near the end of July in preparation for their flight to South America. We didn’t…

Fisheating Creek

We recently went to southwest Florida to see the Swallow-tailed Kite migration to South America. We understood that the Kites are in the Fisheating Creek area around July 23 and 24. We had no idea where to look. We arrived on the 22nd and…

Our First eBook from Year 1

Regis and I have been working on a book documenting our first year on the road and including pro-tips and tricks for future adventurers. We finally finished an eBook and got it published today on Lulu.com. It is available for purchase at this site….

Gifts of the Day – St. Augustine

Everyday, I search for the gifts of the day. You never know what beautiful things life will reveal until you look for it. Regis and I went kayaking today. We were able to kayak on the intracoastal waterway (ICW) in front of our house…

Alaska Trip Wrap Up

When my flight from Anchorage arrived in Seattle at 9:25 am, I headed to my son’s house.  I visited with him and we went to lunch.  When I got back, I couldn’t stay awake and nodded off for most of the afternoon.  I woke up in time…

Alaska Day 10 – Fogged In

We were supposed to take off on bush planes on an early morning flight but we were fogged in and had to wait for the weather to clear both at our location and the airport on the Kenai Peninsula where the planes were located.  …