The magic is floral at EPCOT each spring when Walt Disney World trots out the International Flower & Garden Show with its thousands of blooms.
Archives for May 2011
In Maitland, Kappy’s is an old-fashioned drive-in with burgers, dogs, and the thick, rich milkshakes that it’s so hard to find these days, the kind my parents used to take me to.
Marsh restoration is underway at North Peninsula State Park, which means partial weekday closures on the Coastal Strand Trail. This pretty nature trail, which starts at Smith Creek Landing off Highbridge Road, is still fully open on weekends.
Ready for some nostalgia? Here’s a peek at what Rainbow Springs used to be like back in the 1960s, courtesy of Linda Friend. And yes, that’s Sandy in the photos.
By 1911, vast swaths of the eastern United States had been decimated by poor farming techniques and industrialization. Clear-cutting for timbering and agriculture, followed by massive erosion, destroyed vast rural areas from Maine to Michigan, New Jersey to Georgia. There seemed no going back. A follow-up to the conservation legacy of Teddy Roosevelt’s administration, a […]