Paynes Prairies’ Pain~

The Paynes Prairie Ecopassage Picture credit: Ebyabe   This week was our trip up to Gainesville for my latest Skin cancer check up. It was, as always, a great journey as it goes through the most beautiful part of Central Florida. My check up went well, no more new melanomas, only two minor things and I was sent off until end of November. […]

Ishi, et al.

Our baby Ishi, so far, the only child of our sweet Harriet   Not wishing to put you all to sleep or bore you yesterday with a excruciatingly long post, I decided to split it in half, this then, is part two. All the news today is not  bad, some of it is actually wonderful. […]

Naughty Nudists

Royal Terns on Passage Key Wildlife Refuge in Florida Picture credit: USFWS   When this came on our Noon News yesterday, at first I thought that it must be a joke, but as it turned out, it was quite the opposite. A Florida Wildlife Refuge on the Gulf Coast near Tampa, called Passage Key, with a resident population of rare Native birds […]

Beach Babies~

A Least Tern parent feeding its chick near St. Augustine, Florida. Picture credit: Craig O’Neal   For this upcoming Memorial Day weekend holiday, Florida Audubon is advising and warning the public to be aware of the plethora of bird life that will be on our many Beaches. This weekend kicks off the Summer Beach Season here and there will […]

A Serbian Sensation~

Dusan Krtolica,  Serbian artist extraordinaire Picture credit: Dusan Krtolica   A very kind fellow Hoosier just sent me a link to a story about one of the most gifted young artists that I have ever seen. Thank you  Mosdao  for this information,  it was absolutely awesome. And here are all of the details about the incredible […]

It’s A Baby Shower

         A small example, (not actual) of the many kinds of animals that this Wildlife Hospital rehabilitates every year. An owl, a hatchling turtle, a fawn and a gopher tortoise – (Our resident tortoise Harriet) Picture credits: Baby turtle – Manuel Heinrich   OK,  who doesn’t love a baby shower? But for this one,  you can leave […]

Beepocalypse

A bee performing the miracle that keeps the whole world running~ Picture credit: Bob Peterson/ Jacopo Werther   If like us, Spring at your house means working in your garden and/or your yard, here are some things that you may wish to consider before you begin. In my email this morning was a new round of pleading from one of my favorite […]

Of Bluebirds, Buntings and Blessings~

Picture credit: Walkingfox   You know the old saying,  “when God closes one door,  he opens another?” After the fighting, the endless,  wasted phone calls,  the many  days of ugliness and pain, connected to our Forest and the constant logging trucks full of pine trees going up our road,  I was exhausted, defeated and depressed. It had all been […]

Sullen Silence

       One of our  spectacular Longleaf Pine Trees and the obviously ignored weight limit sign on our road   As most of you know,  passion comes  easily when it concerns watching over Florida’s  Wild things for me and patience does not visit me very often. Well, for the past week to ten days, my patience has been pushed to the limit and […]

Baby Bird Boom~

A Baby Burrowing Owl Picture credit: Adamantios   It’s spring in Florida and the babies are just bustin’ out all over. There are celebrations everywhere here, with so many  places to go and join in on the excitement and have fun in the beautiful Florida sunshine! Florida is without a doubt, home to some of the […]

Paul’s Pelicans

The Paul Kroegel Memorial in  Sebastian, Florida Picture credit: Ebyabe   Like many of you, I am sure, my Ancestors came to America from so many places. One of them was my Grandfather who was from Prussia,  a place that no longer exists and is now called Germany. At home,  he primarily spoke in German to […]

Going Green

                                                   A Florida Snail Kite and Wood Stork                                                                       Picture Credits: FFWS & Steve Hillebrand FWS   May we all share a prayer on this  ” World Aids Day.”   Although this is meant to be a  “Good News”  Sunday story, it comes with an  itsy, bitsy,  but…… It was just announced that a long time, […]

Back From The Brink

                     On Left:  A beautiful Brown Pelican                                                           On  Right: A  gorgeous Bald Eagle Picture Credits:  On  L:  SFWMD  and On  R:  Keta Design   It’s  “ feel good Sunday ”  and the story today is one that makes me personally, deliriously happy. When I was in College a professor once told the class that 99% […]

Butterflies and Birds

Just a few of the Wonderful Wild Inhabitors of Florida~        Butterfly images:  Miami Blue – Wisnieski  FWC     Schaus Swallowtail – Dr. Emmel UF. Bird images:  SFWMD.GOV   L to R: Brown Pelican, Little Blue Heron, Great Blue Heron.   Received these in my email this morning and wanted to share them,  just in case […]

Lagoon Lunacy?

A bottlenose dolphin in Florida waters Picture credit: NOAA   On our news this morning was a brief story about the suspected cause of all the recent bottlenose dolphin deaths along the Atlantic Coast, including our own Indian River Lagoon. The conclusion reached and reported, was that the dolphins had possibly contracted a virus. Although, […]

Lethal Lagoon

                                            A bottlenose dolphin in the Banana River                                                                  The Indian River Lagoon Picture credit: NASA                                                                                                        Picture credit: USFWS   When most people think of Florida, the first image that comes to mind, may be our crystal clear or turquoise water, followed closely behind by our glorious wildlife. But, that beautiful image is in grave danger of becoming only […]

If You Knew~

Our Mimosa Tree with a Brown Swallowtail   If you are like me, you love to spend the summer outside, planting and spoiling your yard and/or your gardens and taking great delight in the myriad of colorful things that come to enjoy them with you~ As you can imagine, Florida, being a tropical paradise, has as many gorgeous plants, […]

Plastic, You’re Outta Here!

Plastic trash on the Beach in Hawaii Picture credit: NOAA   I have been wanting to address this Issue for months and with this announcement today,  it is now time. The city of Los Angeles, my home for over 30 years, who is continually at the forefront and  frequently a leader in cutting edge everything,  has just […]

On This Memorial Day

Our beloved Green treefrog (see her white stripe, this is a little girl~   It is Sunday and so as usual I am doing our Blogs. But as I sit here trying hard to concentrate, think it may be impossible. The frogs and birds are making so much noise, it is hard to think. What I really want to do […]

Who Cares If It’s Endangered Species Day?

One of our Florida green treefrogs   So there you are, thinking, not another ” special day. ” I don’t even get a day off of work for it, so why should I care? But you should care, do you know why? In our lifetime, hundreds of species have already become extinct and they are going away at such an […]

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