Visiting the Edgewater Farmer’s Market

My son and I have been meaning to visit the Edgewater Farmer’s Market, but the weather has kept us away. In fact the market rarely happens this time of year because of all the afternoon rain storms. Finally we had a nice Thursday, and took a ride down to check it out.  This was back…

First Trek Around New Boardwalk at Smyrna Dunes Park

I’ve written about my visits to Smyrna Dunes Park before and usually I head to the beach area at the Inlet to search for shells. This time my visit was to check out the newly finished boardwalk which makes a circle around the peninsula. The Boardwalk is Finished! Because I hadn’t visited this area for…

Not the Best Week For Doing the Tourist Thing in St. Augustine

My younger son’s girlfriend is in college so her logical choice for a trip to see her boyfriend here in Florida is during Spring Break. Unfortunately it’s when all the Spring Breakers are here in Florida. Roll that together with Bike Week – which was the same exact week – why? … and you have…

Blue Springs Crystal Clear Water and Manatee Refuge

Blue Springs is one of Florida’s many state parks. It is known for it’s crystal clear swimming water, in season. It’s also a place where manatees take refuge during winter months (November to March). When the manatees call it home, there is no swimming. Located in Orange City, I’ve been to this Spring quite a…