We were stumped. The ceiling and walls of Cabbage Key’s breezy back patio were dripping with dollar bills. Where on earth would we leave our “donation” ? Affixed with gobs of masking tape and mounted with the precision of a leaf blower, it was impossible to see an inch of available space. […]
It was a balmy morning, just after 7am, and I was at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Bird Sanctuary on Sanibel Island, a popular vacation spot in southwest Florida, sandwiched between the Gulf of Mexico and Pine Island Sound, known for its pristine beaches, shelling, […]
Who knew a heron could be so cute?!
I’ve spent most of my Christmases in Michigan where I grew up under layers of wool and long puffy coats that never won me any style awards but kept me toasty in the worst conditions. Last week however, I traded my winter accoutrement for flip-flops, a floppy hat, […]
Scenes in silhouette are shrouded in drama and mystery, and more than a drop or two of romance. I love them for what I don’t see as much as for what I do. Sure you can see more when it’s light, but perhaps it’s the darkness that inspires […]
I’ve been to Africa four times and I’ve never seen a kill; I go to Lovers Key in Florida and I see two lives snuffed out in under an hour. How weird is that? Kill #1 The first was within minutes after arriving Lovers Key, a wonderful place […]