Monthly Archives: February 2013

It’s the Journey…

Everglades National Park. It’s been an unreachable goal on so many of my Florida trips. Normally my visits take me to the Orlando area even when I am not visiting the Theme Parks and Orlando isn’t anywhere near Everglades National Park. … Continue reading

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The “Critters” of Sawgrass Recreational Park

Like most of the attractions I’ve come across in Florida the animals of Sawgrass Recreational Park are all rescues. If they had been left in the wild they would not survive and although they have now healed from their injuries, … Continue reading

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Sawgrass Recreational Park

Sometimes I’m not sure what I am thinking about or even why I do some things. After wandering around Flamingo Gardens some more I decided it was time to move on…but where? I had a list of places and attractions. … Continue reading

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Beyond the Aviary

As much fun as I was having in the huge aviary I knew there was much more to see so I packed up my gear and bid good-by to the squawking, flapping crowd. As I followed the path away from … Continue reading

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A Foot Note to The Pelican Post

One of the great things about blogging is what you can learn from your followers. Because of the comment on the coloring of the Pelican in yesterday’s post I did some research and that is  mating plumage. But even more … Continue reading

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Pelicans

Pelicans are everywhere in the Aviary. Grey ones. A white one. One with an injured bill. And a brightly colored one.

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Flamingo Gardens

My early start had been side tracked by the unwelcome visit to the Welcome Center. Now that I’d wasted a good 45 minutes I decided Everglades National park was best delayed until tomorrow. So where to head today? In my … Continue reading

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Ramada Inn

This post is for my sister. She is always interested in the places I stay. I mean literally. She wants the scoop on any motels, hotels or time share condos I visit on my travels. This time I was in … Continue reading

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Rare Disease Awareness Network

This weekend the Rare Disease Awareness Network is holding a Blood Drive in Acushnet MA. I will be working  so cannot attend but all of those orphan diseases that are never diagnosed and do not have treatments because they don’t … Continue reading

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Alligator Show At Home of the Gator Boys

What do Cheetos and fences have to do with alligator wrestling? When you are at Everglades Holiday Park it means that the alligator show is being done by volunteer alligator gladiator J.- Mart. I don’t know J-Mart’s real name  but … Continue reading

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