Saturday at EPCOT


The day started out warm and became ridiculous.  I just want to go on record with photographic evidence that I most certainly DID have something resembling a hair style when I walked out the door in the morning.  This is me at the bus stop –


Our main goal on this day was to

A Friday Dose of Disney

My brother stayed behind at Saratoga Springs while my sister-in-law and I went to EPCOT. It was hell-hot, so we had some cool drinks and stole as much air conditioning as we could. A foray into Mouse Gear led us to discover that this particular Vera Bradley pattern may not be in such great demand – they were plentiful, if artfully piled.20140606-230203-82923816.jpg

After shopping, we

The arch at the Ding

20140530-143424-52464700.jpgThis arch marks the entrance to the J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Center. It was made by the same artist who made the faux scat for the scat trail at the new wildlife boardwalk. There are a number of plant and wildlife species woven into the design. People were standing around the archway, trying to count how many. I heard the number "17" being tossed around…

Environmental education at J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

20140530-102337-37417005.jpgThis morning, I’m attending an environmental education conference at J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island in Southwest Florida. The conference opened with a short hike to the new Wildlife Education Boardwalk. Here’s the view of the “tunnel” into the mangroves that flows beside the new observation tower. Looking forward to learning more today on beautiful Sanibel Island.