Saturday morning farmers market

St. Petersburg FL has, in addition to its natural beauty and tourist attractions, one of the best farmer’s markets in the southeast. The array of fresh organic vegetables and fruits are a feast for the eyes. Worden Farms from Punta Gorda had the most gorgeous red kale and fat bunches of red and green leafContinue reading “Saturday morning farmers market”

The view from the tower

If you walk the trails at Weedon Island in St. Petersburg FL, be sure to climb the lookout tower. You’ll see islands of mangrove on oyster shell foundations in Riviera Bay with the St. Pete skyline in the background. St. Pete natives can hear the plaintive call of the osprey from the beaches to theContinue reading “The view from the tower”

Sunday pleasures and treasures

Fortified with Dave’s raisin bread French toast, vegan sausage, fresh Florida strawberries and an orange juice banana protein shake, we headed south to Sarasota for a lazy afternoon at Cafe in the Park. We made the same trek this time last year to listen to one of our favorite local bands, Passerine. It’s the firstContinue reading “Sunday pleasures and treasures”

Mt Dora Art Studio

Deciding to delay leaving town to avoid heavy rain on our journey home, we decided to explore town on foot. And as one does, when exploring, we ran across delightful people. PJ & Lemus are an exuberant young couple with an art studio “Studio Art Farm” located at 120 East 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL.Continue reading “Mt Dora Art Studio”

Half Moon over Leafy Green

Today was sparkling clear with the crisp chill of a Northeast autumn, our version of a winter day. We set out for downtown St. Petersburg with high hopes for a parking space and outdoor seating on the sidewalk in front of our favorite raw food restaurant, Leafy Greens. And the Gods were smiling upon us.Continue reading “Half Moon over Leafy Green”

On the way to Mt. Dora…

Road trip! A short one, but full of promise. Mt. Dora is one of Florida’s hidden gems so we’re off for a ride in the country. It’a about two hours away from St. Petersburg but of course it took us longer. Our first stop along the way was a tantalizing produce stand in Okahumpka, precededContinue reading “On the way to Mt. Dora…”

Apps: Camping , RV Camp Sites, Hiking….

Enjoy the outdoors? Looking for campsites or maybe just nearby options for a walk? Check out “AllTrails” for nearby walking, biking, running, backpacking … trails. “AllTrails” will provide pictures, maps, whether you can take your dog and lots of other useful information. We were excited to find 362 trails near us when we browsed byContinue reading “Apps: Camping , RV Camp Sites, Hiking….”