Monthly Archives: December 2017

strawberry fields

Strawberries are ripe! The early season berries are on the shelves in Hillsborough County. After riding and working up an appetite at Balm Boyette Scrub Preserve yesterday, we thought we would swing by Goodson Strawberry Farms for strawberry shortcake. Seems … Continue reading


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Merry Christmas, 2017

Wishing you the joy of peaceful present moments and a loving heart with which to enjoy today and all your future todays. Today, we are blessed to have Bob’s daughter and her husband with us. They arrived safely last night … Continue reading

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So long, Santos

Review of Santos Campground Our 12 nights at Santos Campground and Trailhead are up, and we are movin’ on out today. The attraction at SantosĀ  are the mountain bike trails. Classic Florida – scrubby, pine trees, hard woods, prairies, and … Continue reading

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Silver Springs State Park has become a favorite over the last few visits. Each time, we’ve focused on seeing the park in a different way – by bike, glass-bottom boat, hiking and, yesterday, by paddle board. The park’s history as … Continue reading

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coffee outside

Lovely to be back to making coffee outside in the morning. The weather has warmed and Ocala is forecast to be 81 today. The thing about Florida is that, unlike North and South Carolinas and even Georgia, it doesn’t take … Continue reading

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food, glorious food!

I remember singing that in a musical production in college ( yes, with a whole lot of other people so no one could hear me – trust me, that’s a good thing.) And, speaking of food, I was recently asked, … Continue reading

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catch up if i can

The thing about blogs is trying to keep up with one. We don’t have the internet for a few days here and there, the days get busy dawn to dark or a sudden health situation arises that essentially erases a … Continue reading

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