Tag Archives: alligators

Why I Need Poetry

Summer rains come every day in southwest Florida.  The low-lying area of my back yard transformed into a tiny wetlands about two months ago.  This morning, as I sit here and wonder what strange message has compelled me to this … Continue reading

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A Few Short Notes Reflecting Upon Watching My Friend Get Pulled into the Water

Yesterday, I had a logical but rather bizarre experience on my tour, and I want to talk about it.  Here’s what happened: a 9-foot female alligator bit John on the tongue of his snake boot and dragged him shin deep … Continue reading

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Everglades Wildlife Report: Traffic, Knotty + the Suitors, and “Skunk Ape” the TV Series

There are many wonderful components of working in the semi-outdoors (I spend the majority of my time in a van), one of which is not tourist traffic of southwest Florida.  People in Florida are either old, on Spring Break, or … Continue reading

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