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Englewood Bank & Trust Invitational Thanksgiving Art Festival

We have been invited to this festival for the first time. It will be put on by the same local artistartist who put on the Boca Grande Invitational Art Festivalannounced in June (which reminded us why intelligent artists in Florida stop participating in art festivals after the first weekend in May – it is hot, […]

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Space Coast Art Festival In New Location Again

We have been accepted into this art festival for the fourth timeschedule. This year the festival will be Saturday, October 19, from 9 am to 5 pm and from 10 to 4 on Sunday. It will be held at Space Coast Daily Park at 6091 Stadium Parkway in Viera, Florida (32940). That is a new […]

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Giant Swallowtails (Papilio cresphontes)

For the last couple of summers, Nancy has been working hard to ‘branch out’ with a larger selection of (native) butterfly host and nectar plants around the yard to bring a greater variety of butterflies to the neighborhood. It is starting to pay off. Besides our Monarchs, we’ve seen more Zebra Heliconiansinfo (our state butterfly, […]

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Everglades Update

We were in the Flamingo campground of Everglades National Park for Christmas. We had made our reservations in August, but when the federal government shut down, we were concerned, so we called them. It turns out there were no rangers, so nobody was collecting the $25 park entrance fee, but the gates were not locked. […]

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My Answer To “What’s Wrong With This Picture”

Background Several days ago, I showed a photograph and asked: “What’s Wrong With This Picture”.  Here is more information. Nancy took this overview a minute later. These pictures were taken in March 2016 while we were on a trip to Antarctica. The mountains (and snow) in the first picture should have told you, “we’re not […]