A chance meeting with botanist Leigh Brooks leads me to a tour of Chattahoochee’s botanical wonders and an introduction to famed Florida botanist Angus Gholson.
While I was visiting the Governor’s Mansion last Friday I ended up speaking to three different fourth grade classes who were touring the Mansion on field trips. Curator Carol Beck introduced me to them as a “real live Florida author!” which I thought was pretty funny. Better live than not! They were very diverse groups […]
My mom told me she’d read an article about how the Governor’s Mansion now had a library devoted to Florida authors. “You should be in there!” she said. Now I am.
Four springs, interconnected waterways: the springs along the Suwannee River basin provide a fascinating look into the weird world of the Floridan Aquifer.
A family visit to McKee Gardens for research on Exploring Florida’s Botanical Wonders, paired with Pelican Island, brought back memories of our 1960s trips.
Today, Paynes Prairie and the air around it was filled with white birds. Pelicans! Hundreds of them! Wood storks, herons, and egrets too. Quite the gathering.