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Apr062018

Everglades National Park on breezy winter day

On the drive from Key West to Miami Airport in January 2018, I made a detour into Everglades National Park arriving at the Ernest F. Coe entrance from U.S. Route 1 outside Florida City. Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center is the main park center with a physical address of Homestead, Florida. I kept thinking I…

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Jan292018

End of the road in Key West

After buying a Frontier $58 round trip ticket for Las Vegas to Miami last November during a 99% off flash sale, I had the brilliant idea to ask my octogenarian parents if they wanted to join me for a 5 day trip to Florida. What was I thinking? Florida seemed like an opportunity to make…

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May302015

Welcome to Gator Country Florida

My first full day in Florida and the wildlife welcoming committee was out and about to greet me. Last year when I drove from Jacksonville, Florida to Norfolk, Virginia I was on a visual hunt for an American alligator. I did not see an alligator in the wild until the fifth day of my road…

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May262015

He travels the fastest who travels alone

Rudyard Kipling wrote the words “He travels the fastest who travels alone” in poetry. Bruce Springsteen wrote these words in the song Valentine’s Day, one of my favorite Bruce tunes, as the last song on ‘Tunnel of Love’ album. They say he travels fastest who travels alone But tonight I miss my girl mister tonight…

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