Lake Istokpoga Park

South Central Florida, actually, most of Florida, is filled with lakes. Thus so many towns with “Lake” in the name. I live in Placid Lakes, which is next door to Lake Placid. Anyway, we took a quick tour of Lake Istokpoga Park which is not a town but an actual park on Lake Istokpoga. It […]

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Chasing Happiness

I find this quotation quite interesting.   “What man actually needs is not a tension-less state but rather the striving and struggling for a worthwhile goal, a freely chosen task. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.” […]

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Moments Before My Birth

This is what I envision transpired in the Celestial World just moments before I was born. Millions of beautiful angels are in line bringing new souls forward for a last-minute quality control check before they are sent to earth. God is standing on the edge of a cloud with a tablet. A GodPad tablet, not […]

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Best Laptop for Writers?

Good luck. I have not found one yet. A Google search will bring up dozens of websites that rate laptops, but all of them are making money off your clicks. Few of them even attempt to answer the question. They rate laptops on speed, hard drive access, software, CPU speed and screen brightness. Most anything […]

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Finding Fiction Markets – A Tedious Task

I want to write a nice interesting story and then have elves whisk it off my computer to submit it to the exact proper publication instantly. It would be nice if the story was automatically accepted and published for the world and galaxies to see within nine days. Sadly, and for me, regretfully, there is […]

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Northern Cardinals

This is my Northern Cardinal page. As I photograph them in my back yard or other places in Florida, I will share them here. Per Wikipedia, “The common name, as well as the scientific name, of the northern cardinal refers to the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church, who wear distinctive red robes and caps. […]

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Red Headed Woodpecker

Suze and I visited Lake June-in-Winter Scrub Preserve State Park this morning. I was hunting the elusive Florida Scrub Jay, but failed. I did however, capture images of a Red Headed Wood Pecker, which is a first for me. I have seen them before but never obtained a good photograph. The bird was about 100 […]

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Clean Public Restrooms – Idaho vs Florida

First, why do we call them “rest” rooms? Or “bath” rooms? Granted, sometimes someone might take a bath or even go into one to rest a minute. But the vast majority of the time people go into these rooms to execute “Number One or Number Two”. The third most popular activity would be women adjusting […]

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