Chomp, Chomp! The Gators of Myakka River State Park

To say Myakka River has a few alligators would be like saying Washington has a few dirty politicians. Hi there, I’m Ben, and I rather swim naked with steaks tied to my arms and legs in a lake full of gators who haven’t eaten in 7 days than rub elbows with a Washington politician. *snapsContinue reading “Chomp, Chomp! The Gators of Myakka River State Park”

Alexander Springs – my favorite photographs

Hello and thanks for hopping aboard this photo tour of Alexander Springs Recreational Area. I’ve been on a mini camping tour around central Florida, the first pit stop was in Gainesville (click here) then I was in Juniper Springs State Park for four days (click here). Without a whole lot of set up, I’d describeContinue reading “Alexander Springs – my favorite photographs”

Manatee Seas

There’s a little beach off the coast of north Florida I’ve been going to since I was a wee little sea cow, and during a recent visit there were some wee BIG sea cows – manatees! It’s rare for manatees to be in the ocean but with creeks, rivers, and springs near this beach, manateesContinue reading “Manatee Seas”

Red River Rivalry Commercial Music

A Red River Rivalry TV commercial this year features singer Bishop Briggs with an intoxicating country alternative song called “River”. Check out the ad here… …and here is the full track. …and here is my favorite video and song from Bishop Briggs. Do you like the song used in the Red River Rivalry ad? ChimeContinue reading “Red River Rivalry Commercial Music”

Paddling the Harpeth River – part 3

You may have noticed we had a mix of kayaks and paddleboards but even among those there was different types – blow-up kayaks, regular kayaks, sit on top or sit in kayaks, and blow-up SUP boards. Have you had experiences with blow-up floatations? If so, comment below with your thoughts! Thanks for stopping by, seeContinue reading “Paddling the Harpeth River – part 3”