Alligator Alley

For once on this trip we indulged ourselves and slept in. Oh, my! It felt good to just get up whenever. Highway 41 in Florida is known as Alligator Alley, and for good reason – there are loads of the beasts in the Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park which is slices through…

Nifty 60

Other than my knees, I don’t feel 60. As long as that bendy part of me cooperates, I feel like I did in my 40s. All in all, pretty good. We got up early (of course!), and Alan presented me with some sweet birthday cards, then we headed over to Perkins’s (next door to the hotel) for…

Burrowing In

While we were out on our looong trip last year, we tried like crazy to spot a Burrowing Owl when we were around prairie dog towns. Alas, we were not so lucky… we thought. The funny thing is, we DID see one, we just didn’t know it at the time. When I was photographing a…