Camping in Big Lagoon State Park, near Pensacola, Florida

Camping in Big Lagoon State Park has been mostly a treat! It’s my first camping trip since visiting Fort Clinch State Park over by Jacksonville, Florida. Want to know how that trip went!? Well, I won’t spoil it by telling you it didn’t live up to my expectations– oh wait, I just spoiled it– well,Continue reading “Camping in Big Lagoon State Park, near Pensacola, Florida”

Paddleboarding in the Ocean

I don’t know if I’m crazy or psycho. The truth is, there’s always a secret third option— nuts. That’s me and it definitely applies in this particular instance… paddleboarding. I prefer it over kayaking, although when I camp, I bring a kayak. During a recent family vacation, I asked my dad if I could returnContinue reading “Paddleboarding in the Ocean”

Camping in the Keys, a Recap

Gosh, I forgot how much I love astrophotography. Well, I mean, it’s not the bugs and bites I enjoy so much, but the resulting pictures mesmerize me. I’m currently in a park with very little (if any) light pollution so I thought it would be a great spot to get some photos. And let meContinue reading “Camping in the Keys, a Recap”

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”

Hardridge Creek Camping – Pictures Part 2

In yesterday’s post, I referenced Elvis Presley’s song “One Is Enough” because there’s this pandemic trend that is still going on to this day and it’s one of my top pet peeves at the moment. Click here for that story. But I guess I have to go against the message of that song because today’sContinue reading “Hardridge Creek Camping – Pictures Part 2”