Our Neck Of The Woods : Re-posted August 2019

Originally posted on Our Neck Of The Woods:
I wanted a way to post and share lot’s of pictures and information about OUR NECK OF THE WOODS….. Rolling Meadows Ranch Lake Kissimmee State Park Allen David Broussard’s Catfish Creek Preserve State Park Collier Farm Road Camp Mack Road Camp Mack Fish Camp AKA Camp Mack…

What Happens After Danny Comes Home 

We have some kind of snack.  Danny leaves to change his clothes. Lunch box gets emptied.  I unload the bucket of ice. Spilling the ice. Leftover hard blocks of ice go into  the freezer. Then we talk about the park. What happened that day. Much of which I already know thanks to the radio. Usually…

My Afternoon At Home Waiting For Danny To Get Home

Got Danny’s ice tea  ready first. I never know when he will come home early when it starts thundering and lightning. His tea : 2 gallon sized teabags in a 1 gallon tea pitcher.  NO LEMONS . No sugar.  STRONG. Mine : 1  maybe  2 regular tea bag(s ) if it’s real tea. Lemons /…

NEW- Lake Kissimmee State Park : 11 Mile Buster Island Paddling Trail OPENS -EVENT SATURDAY, November 14, 2015

Lake Kissimmee State Park: Buster Island Paddling Trail Lake Kissimmee is remote and unspoiled, offering endless reflecting waters, stunning stars in dark skies, and excellent fishing. Paddlers encircle Buster Island, a hiker and equestrian’s delight with miles of trails winding between moss-draped live oak. The paddling loop meanders through the Zipperer Canal, Lake Rosalie, Rosalie…

A Roundup. New Life. Rainy Days. Sunsets Sunrises. Park Life

Times are changing once again. All winter volunteers have  left the park. The snowbirds have left as well. It’s time for the locals to come and come they have. In droves…. So the rangers and this year round volunteer are back to doing Scrub downs and other such jobs. Summer is still  not here as…

Our Fall Roundup At The Park-

It was one of our first really nice mornings this fall. We have only had a few NOT SO HOT ONES. Clear Blue Sky…Something we haven’t seen much of. Getting ready to cross the Wooden Bridge Over Zipprer Canal and onto Buster Island. Looking at the Weir. The flood gates/locks are open.This is looking East…

Our Spring Roundup At The Park- April 2015

We were fortunate that the rain held off. Everything around us was WET. Flooding had  already started. It rained all Spring and SUMMER.  It was 86 degrees. HOT AND HUMID. WE Usually DO Our Spring Roundup in May But they were paying more at the time. Mark, Big Josh in the back, Erik and Danny….

Headed To The Roundup and What I Saw Along The Way

The Bunkhouse across from us.  The sun was just starting to break through.  It was 78 degrees. Cool compared to a few weeks ago.              Someone (ME) needs to MOW. I am hoping to get started mowing this weekend. If not, then I will be doing it when Danny is…

August In Our Neck Of The Woods- August 24, 2015-

I want to warn you: Nothing Special has gone on in Our Neck Of The Woods this month except Our Reunion At Bok Tower Gardens. I still need to do a post on our visit there. I keep forgetting about it. LOL. The ONLY SPECIAL THING that happened here and I forget to post. I…

Today in Our Neck Of The Woods- June 16, 2015

WHEW! I am so tired but for once it is a good tired. Good because I am tired from DOING something, physical. Yesterday I wrote how Danny and I were getting back to NORMAL . (Normal for us anyway- we will NEVER be considered normal to MOST people we know- we actually like each other…

Monday, June 15, 2015 : Back To Normal Here Once Again.

What does NORMAL for us mean? Danny went back to the Early Field Shift this morning. He’d had his normal week of Late Field , plus most of a second week of it and then he was off this past week. So we got to sleep in and stay up really late. Into the wee…