Yesteryear

I recently went to the Bluegrass and BBQ festival hosted by the Yesteryear Village at the south Florida fair grounds. This was the second year for this three-day festival and although they had more food options than last year it is still quite small. The music was great!! These images are from around the village I hope to get the rest of the images up before I have to pack up and head north ! On the plus side if I am sad-fully leaving Florida that only means Summer is around the corner.

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Prescribed Burn

On a recent hike at Oxbow Nature Preserve in Port St. Lucie my fiancé and I came across a section of the trail that recently was prescribed a burn.  You could still smell  the slightly sweet scent of burning wood but I loved the look of the ashes still in the formation of palm fronds were strewn about as if they were confetti.

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Homestead

Riverbend Park is in Jupiter, FL. On this park is the Loxahatchee Battlefield of the seconded Seminole Indian war. This image is of the what is left of the preserved homestead from that site. If only the whole cabin was still there, the Spanish moss would have made it so enchanting!

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Living on the Swamp

I have no problem living on a swamp. Until summer comes and the bug apocalypse happens then we would have a major issue!! These few images are from Grassy Waters Preserve. Not much activity went on during this visit expect word of an Eagle spotting! I didn’t get to see it but found this Great Blue Heron hiding in trees.

Green Cay

Here are the rest of the images from my walk at Green Cay Nature Center. We saw Limpkins, Tri-Colored Herons, Great Egrets, Wood Storks, and a few Painted Buntings hanging out by the feeder.

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Riverbend Park

The other day my Fiancé and I took a ride north to Jupiter, We decided to take a walk in Riverbend Park. The swamp is an environment that I find so enticing; that is until I see a snake that could kill you! Until that day comes, I think I will continue to play with this unique nature as an art form

Wetlands

Because I LOVE the outdoors one of the first places I visited as soon as we settled down here in south Florida was Green Cay Nature Center & Wetlands in Boynton Beach. It had been a little on the cool side that week so there wasn’t too much activity going on that day. Here are a Tricolored Heron and a Purple Gallinule we spotted on our walk.

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