Happy Halloween: Serial killers as distinguishing characteristics of places?

What comes to mind when someone thinks of a specific place as it relates to serial killers.

Wacky Wednesday: Chickens at the library and the Econlockhatchee River

Several years ago now I attended some kind of writing thing at a library in the little town of Oviedo, Florida. Afterwards, as I exited the library and was walking to my car, I noticed some chickens wandering around the library grounds. The grounds are lovely by the way, leafy, grassy and laden with towering … Continue reading Wacky Wednesday: Chickens at the library and the Econlockhatchee River

Florida photos: Lake Baldwin, before the rain…

Late summer afternoons in Florida are typified by three states of being: 1. It’s raining. 2. It’s getting ready to rain. 3. It just rained. Yes, it does get a bit tiring but then one has to remember that this is what makes Florida so gloriously green. Plus, I do love rain clouds... and rainy … Continue reading Florida photos: Lake Baldwin, before the rain…

10 more awesome and interesting Florida quick facts

I love posting cool stuff about Florida, so, since it was incredibly popular the first time (see my previous post here) I decided to list 10 more interesting and awesome facts about Florida! (Check out my other posts: "10 interesting Florida quick facts" "10 amazing Florida facts, parte tres") Florida has a state flower. It is, of course, the … Continue reading 10 more awesome and interesting Florida quick facts

Florida flowers: Beautiful red hibiscus

I've had my eye on a few particular hibiscus plants for a long time. They aren't too far from my house and so I go by them all the time. Red is my favorite color and these flowers just seem to pop out like an old friend. They're located in front of a restaurant that … Continue reading Florida flowers: Beautiful red hibiscus

Florida weather report: Tis the season…

No, it's not the Christmas season. It's the season of... Remember all those months you spent gloating to the Northerners about how "horrible" the winter was down here in Florida. Seriously, they were getting slammed by 50 feet of snow, mind-numbing blizzards and freezing-cold temperatures. Their cars were running off the road and crashing, they were … Continue reading Florida weather report: Tis the season…