Grace, Grace, and More Grace (in unexpected places) — Melanie Redd

It started out as an uneventful day, sightseeing with friends in Sarasota, Florida. On an impulse, we turned a corner and found ourselves in front of the Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy. Hmmm. Intriguing name. We were not on a tight schedule. Why not. Grace, Grace, and More Grace (in unexpected places) Soon we…… Grace,…

Everything Happens For A Reason + A Post Of My Own .

3 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;

4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Florida’s Stone Crab Season

October 15 marked the opening day of Florida’s stone crab season! If you can handle the sticker shock (one pound [about 5-6 medium/large claws] at the fish market seems to be going for about $25-27 right now) you’re in for a treat. This year I had a tough time finding them that first weekend because…

Inside Look : Sarasota Stone Crabbing

This article titled Inside Look: Sarasota Stone Crabbing was originally published at Visit Sarasota. Please follow them on their website or through social media! In what seems a lifetime ago, my husband and I owned a marina shipstore in Nokomis — a busy dock on the Intracoastal Waterway that had a long history of serving…

Wildlife Watching | Visit Central Florida

In Lake Kissimmee State Park, one of Polk County’s three state parks, you might spot a wide variety of birds ranging from bald eagles to turkey and bobwhites. In the parks’ lake and picnic areas, spot wading birds and snail kites, as well as song bird migrants and crested caracara. With more than 200-species of birds, this state park is one of the best birding areas in central Florida.

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 Neck Of The Woods

This is from my Our Neck Of The Woods Facebook Page Our Life. Lake Kissimmee State Park, Rolling Meadows Ranch and Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park, Lake Wales, Florida. Where we work, live, play, cry and most of all Love each other.. Come and sit a spell. Danny and I share so…