A Million Micro-Decisions

Dealing with masses of files and papers? Coping with clutter means millions of micro-decisions. It’s that accumulata of life that gets in the way of living.

Beneath the Withlacoochee

Way down under the Withlacoochee State Forest, there’s a whole other world waiting to be seen. The forest is rich with caves, and there are groups that lead explorations into them.

Sip of Wine

At Cuvee, I discovered pay-per-sip, where hundreds of bottles of wine are set up with machinery that delivers a set amount of wine based on a per-ounce charge

Moon Shot

I lucked into this daylight shot in Titusville at Dicerandra Scrub Preserve, no tripod, with my Nikon D-80. Perhaps the stars were in alignment?

Welcome Home

There’s always been a certain magic about crossing the Florida state line. It’s not that the terrain looks any different than South Georgia. But it’s Florida.

Yo Gabba Gabba and the Mammogram

I dragged my feet for getting my baseline mammogram done, having heard horror stories of how it would hurt. Well, it didn’t. And Yo Gabba Gabba helped me through.

Jumper at HITS

Spectators at Horses in the Sun, an annual event in Ocala, can watch nearly a dozen rings where riders pit their skill against each other in time trials. 

Auto Maintenance for Writers

There is a Zen-like quality to the time spent waiting for your mechanic to work on your car. If it’s a few hours, it’s an ideal time to nourish creativity.

The Spaces Between

Conceived in the art deco era and shaded by a canopy of ancient oaks, the Maitland Art Center is, in part, a fantasy of a Mayan temple.