Beautiful Stars from Kissimmee Prairie Preserve

A rattlesnake wasn’t the only thing that took my breath away at Kissimmee Prairie State Park. And no, I wasn’t bit, but it was still a scary encounter! I had the best campsite (#20) for views of the prairie during the day and the huge, wide, never-ending sky at night. Here are a few ofContinue reading “Beautiful Stars from Kissimmee Prairie Preserve”

A life-threatening encounter at a state park!

I was recently camping at a Florida state park (check out my camping recaps here) and had a really quick, but scary moment that could’ve changed my life drastically. I’m just going to go ahead and say it was a Final Destination-y type experience. Maybe not quite “near death” but also not something I wantContinue reading “A life-threatening encounter at a state park!”

Wildlife and More from Myakka River State Park

Hello! My name is Ben and I’m camping at Myakka River State Park for a few days. I have a travel trailer that’s literally my mobile home. This state park adventure can be summed up in three words: wildlife, windy, worn-out. Wildlife. This park, out of all the state parks I’ve been to (which youContinue reading “Wildlife and More from Myakka River State Park”

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”

New photos on display including gators, an owl, and a little gem

Hello and thanks for checking out today’s post. I have something new every day at 1pm central so be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss a thing! Some of you know that my photography can be purchased at I have upwards of a hundred images (and counting) available to print in all kindsContinue reading “New photos on display including gators, an owl, and a little gem”