Stories from our time in Florida

“Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.” ― Aliyyah Eniath, The Yard

Hiking on water

The beauty of the Brooker Creek Preserve is in a few hours a person can experience four unique Ecosystems. Most of us with out a thought will hike down a Pine Flatwoods trail or enjoy the shade under an Oak Hammocks habitat. And then when on the days hike the ecosystem changes and you seeContinue reading “Hiking on water”

Bacon-Cream Littleneck Clams

You can learn to make anything on a MSR Dragonfly white gas stove. Including seafood pasta, like this Littleneck Clams in a Bacon-Cream sauce. #シーフードパスタ#seafoodpasta ベーコンクリームのリトルネックアサリ Bacon-Cream Littleneck Clams #msr #SnowPeak #florida_oats #florida_o.a.t.s #floridalife #campinglife #adventureliveshere #florida #eatoutside #campcooking #getoutcookout #campchef #outdoorcooking #kitkat🍫 #kitkatjapan

Camping Stove Tricks

Some people eat to live and others live to eat. Now a days I am moving away from boiling water for dehydrated freeze dried meals. I use three types of stoves to cook whole nutritional foods on depending on location, weather, and my food desires.

Silver River, Florida

Silver River is located east of Ocala Florida fed by Silver Springs. Most paddlers, us included, access the river via Ray Wayside Park 3 miles past the Silver Springs Attraction on SR 40.

Trail Review – J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park

Address: 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd, New Port Richey, FL 34655 “J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park covers over 8,300 acres of land and is a cooperative venture between the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) and Pasco County Parks and Recreation. Together with the adjoining 6,500 acre Serenova Tract to the north and the 1,300 acre AncloteContinue reading “Trail Review – J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park”

You Ate What?

Yes, this past weekend I treated guests to three yummy meals: I am working with a friend to compose a cooking book and YouTube segment. So, presently I am keeping the recipes secret. For Breakfast I made Stuffed French Toast . . . . . For Lunch I made Fish Tacos . . . .Continue reading “You Ate What?”

I Can not Believe…

…that a person I met never washed their sleeping bag. Their belief was that the material would be damaged and the stuffing would loose it’s insulating properties. Where they got indoctrinated to that belief is beyond me. Also, think of the stink. When properly taken care of a down sleeping bag should last close toContinue reading “I Can not Believe…”


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