Wild Wednesday: Get to know Florida’s Remarkable Raptors

On a quaint street in Maitland, Florida, in the small historic Town of Eatonville (a place previously known only to me as the home of Zora Neale Hurston), nestled off the shores of Lake Sybelia, sits the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey. You might drive past it at first, like I did, if you’re not paying attention. But…

Florida’s Wilderness of Abandoned Places

I happened upon the site Abandoned Florida a few months ago and was absolutely captivated by the images and stories of deserted homes, hospitals and historic places that have been left behind, forgotten or seemingly cast away for newer, shinier versions. In previous posts, I wrote about the importance of appreciating and enjoying the wilderness and…