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The Most Southern

I love this line of people waiting to take their photos with the “Southernmost Point” marker. (Click photo to enlarge.) But more than that, I love the story of this thing. This point in Key West was originally marked with a sign, but the sign kept getting stolen. The city…

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Lunch, a Silvery Palm, and a Surveillance Blimp Called Fat Albert

For lunch today we skipped down a few keys to Cudjoe Key and grabbed some sandwiches at The Square Grouper. Great lunch! When we came back outside it had started raining (the as-promised-afternoon-thunderstorm).  Silvery palm in the parking lot (but I don't think it's an official "Silver Palm" like in…


Two Lists

Billboards we saw today on the Florida Turnpike: LawyersSell Your RV Right from your CampsiteX-Mart Adult SuperstoreMany, many, MANY "Don't kill your baby" signsMedieval TimesGun World More LawyersDisneyMarines    Animals we've seen since Texas: One Armadillo (dead)Two wild pigsCowsHorsesLlamasRaccoonsOne water snake (probably a cottonmouth)Crabs (Ghost, Hermit)Heron, buzzards, hawks, gulls, pelicans etc. FishTurkeysTwo…


Duck Duck Goose

There's a lot of animal action here on the Guadalupe River. While I'm working at the dinette I'm frequently Googling things like: "duck with red face and beak" "night fishing on the Guadalupe River" "frog gigging" "snakes in the Guadalupe River" I've learned that most of the very large ducks…