Jumping in feet first

Jumping in feet first

I’m about to embark on a new adventure (well sort of adventure) that I’m exited to share with you all.  I haven’t shared much about my health history, but the short version is that I am challeneged with a variety of chronic conditions that impact my life in various ways. Top among these are Crohn’s disease (a type of inflammatory bowel disease) and asthma/allergies. These have impacted me for most of my life, but like many chronic things they have…

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Barbara Manatee – where are you??

Barbara Manatee – where are you??

When we left off, Graham and I were excitedly plotting our route to hopefully find a manatee or two and see pretty springs over the next couple of days.  While we were talking and cooking dinner, the rain we left behind in North Carolina made its way to Florida and it started pouring.   We moved under the tent vestibule to finish dinner and then headed to bed.  The next morning we woke up to clear skies, but much colder…

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I gotta go where it’s warm

I gotta go where it’s warm

Now that all the fun and excess of Christmas has passed, it was time to make a pilgrimage south to leave winter behind in favor of sunshine, outdoor fun, and hopefully a manatee sighting or two.  Since last years trip to The Suwannee River was such fun, we decided to try it again. This time with a little less canoeing given the pups less that enthusiastic reaction to it last time.  We left North Carolina with its cold rainy weather…

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