10000 Birds – Watching the Sky at Cedar Key

The setting sun had cast a pinkish glow on the storm clouds brewing along the horizon near Cedar Key, Florida. My friends and I bobbed in the shallow water of a low tide, relaxing on the boat in the warm summer air. My friends Savanna and Travis have lived in Cedar Key for over a…

Florida State Parks – Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail

Savanna and Brian stood at the edge of the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail, gazing at the bright green leaves and red petals of a mystery wildflower. They examined the shape of the blossom, the texture of the leaves, the habitat in which we found ourselves, then turned to online guides within their cell phones. After a moment,…