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…

Late in the Day Trip to Smyrna Dunes Park

Recently I went to Smyrna Dunes State Park to walk, visit the beach, and take photos. My camera was full, so I had to keep deleting photos to take more, which was annoying.   I would have taken a lot more photos. My son had his girlfriend visiting over the Christmas break. She lives in…

Where is Bonita Springs, Florida?

I recently became interested in Bonita Springs in Florida when my neighbor told me it’s where she goes to spend the winter. How jealous am I? Very. However, I do plan to one day be able to do that very thing – become a “snow bird” and spend part of my time in New Hampshire…