My guide, Cesar, thought it would be a good day for a drive in the country. I couldn't have agreed more. Cesar is a team roper and a cow hand, as well as a guide. Growing up in western Nebraska I was around cattle, many...

Having the right guide makes all the difference. Lewis and Clark had Sacagawea, Ponce deLeon had natives of the area or at least from Cuba to help show him the way to Florida. On my trip to Panama I also had a great guide, Cesar,...

Spent a week in Panama in a remote location. I still need to unpack and organize all of the treasures that cleared customs. Photographs taken were over 2000. I still have not observed over half. Panama still has my head spinning for many different reasons....

Thirty five and a half hours before the full moon, I went sailing. Van Morrison sang "Someone Like You" as the sun disappeared over the far horizon. I turned the boat toward the east as the moon silently appeared over the bow of the boat....

On the second longest day of the year, I traveled to one of the most remote locations in Florida, The Florida Everglades. I usually don't travel to the Everglades in the summer, mainly because of the bugs. They can be horrible, at best, in the...

Suddenly its June, where did May go? The last part of May was spectacular. The clarity of the water was deliciously inviting. I spent as much time as possible on the water enjoying the sights, smells, and listening to the sounds of water. I enjoyed...

This week was outstanding on the water. I had a wonderful time taking out long time clients, Brian and Nancy Johnson. Our trip started in the late afternoon around 4:30, we traveled to a small restaurant on North Captiva called Barnacle Phil's, a favorite local...

  What a beautiful week on the out islands. The May weather never ceases to amaze me. This week on Cayo Costa Island, the water looked like the Bahamas. A good friend from Colorado finally made it down here to southwest Florida. Capt. Brian finally put...

  May is my favorite Month in Florida. This week was spent enjoying the beautiful waters around Cayo Costa Island and North Captiva Island. Between the two Islands is Captiva Pass where the water flows from the Gulf of Mexico to Pine Island Sound . The...

A Pleasurable May Evening At The Mound House This year the 62nd Annual Florida Anthropology society held its annual meeting in Fort Myers, Florida. The opening reception was held at the mound house on Estero Island. Construction began on this mound in 100B.C. The ancient Calusa...