HE SAID A LOT, BUT WE CAN'T REPEAT IT ALL! Most people imagine Florida as a beach paradise with palm trees, waves crashing, surf boards and perfectly tanned bodies.   That may be so along certain areas of the coast, but the majority of the inland areas, especially north Florida is rich in farm land, public forests and … Continue reading 4 THINGS TO LEARN FROM A COWBOY

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Outdoorsy Mom

MOTHER'S DAY IDEAS If you have a Mom that loves the outdoors, but not sure what to get her than you are in luck!  Great advise from RegisterCouple. In case my kids are reading this, one of you already bought me a hammock. Much love to all Mothers!  Ours, our grandsons Mom and to all … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Outdoorsy Mom


NATURE'S SIMPLE THINGS OFTEN GO UNNOTICED How observant are you when you venture outside?  Do you notice the simple things?  We didn't always notice or appreciate them.  There are still times when we are hiking that we are trying to get to a certain point at a certain time and we hike straight ahead and hardly … Continue reading SIMPLE THINGS


CAN A TRAIL OR NATURAL AREA HAVE TOO MANY SIGNS? Do you find signs along a nature trail, to be as intended, informational and educational or do you find them distracting?  Do too many signs take away from the natural setting? How many signs are enough?  How many are just too much? I recently hiked a nature … Continue reading TOO MANY SIGNS?


MYSTICAL, MAGICAL MASTERPIECES There is something captivating about waterfalls.  They are magical to sit and watch.  The sound of a waterfall is so refreshing for the senses and the soul.  The larger that they are, the more intense the effect they have. Each waterfall is unique compared to the last one.  Over the past few years these … Continue reading WATERFALLS


KIDS ACTING DISENGAGED WITH YOUR OUTDOOR ADVENTURES? Have you planned a fun outdoor adventure?  Are you trying to have fun, but it seems like your kids don’t even want to be there?  One of the things you don’t find out at the time, is that they are actually enjoying it. As parents, we worry a … Continue reading ADVICE FOR PARENTS