We’ve settled in quite nicely here at Water’s Edge, just chilling out, meeting the neighbors and settling into a seasonal kind of life. Not much is happening to blog about.
The past week has been on the cool side for Florida. We’ve had highs in the 60’s and lows in the 40’s. It’s still a great deal warmer than most of the country so I sure won’t complain. It’s currently 72 and sunny and there’s more of that coming our way next week. Yay!
We’ve found the grocery stores, drugstores, hardware stores, some restaurants, the theatre and, of course, the fishing tackle/bait shop magic store :)
We found a nature trail a few days ago which is a nice 3.5 mile loop where we heard we could see birds, deer and alligators. Taylor Creek Stormwater Treatment Area Trailhead is located just north of the city of Okeechobee.
This is what we saw…
Lots of birds. No deer. No alligators :( No other critters either, thank goodness :) It was a nice walk though and I’d go back, hoping for different results next time…minus those other critters :)
We had a nice family visit earlier this week. Rick’s cousin, Pierre and his wife Jojo just happened to be in the Fort Lauderdale area for the last few weeks and they made the trip up here to see us last Monday.
We had a very nice, but too short, visit. They have left Florida to return to Quebec, where I’ll bet they are freezing! :) Pierre and Jojo, thanks for stopping by. It was wonderful seeing you both!
Rick has been fishing and I’ve been keeping all those seasonal workers at Amazon busy :) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here :)
I’ve also been playing around with Picasa trying out some of the other photo editing techniques. It appears there’s a lot more to Picasa than the “I feel lucky” button! :) The above photo is not very good but it’s the best I could improve a very poor picture :) I guess I won’t give up my day job :)
Thanks for stopping by.