Clyde Butcher turned 70 years young and was having people over to his studio in the Everglades. I was happy to go to his studio today and see his new work and also enjoy his old work. He has photos of Cayo Costa that I have admired for over 18 years. Clyde signed a book of his photos of Cuba for me as we talked about Cayo Costa and Cuba. He has extraordinary photos from both places. After the signing of the book I went on a little photo safari in the swamp. Clyde’s work is inspiring in many ways. Thank you, Clyde. On the way out of the glades I purchased some beautiful bead work from Veronica, who grew up in the glades and is keeping the Miccosukee tradition alive with her bead work. Thank you Veronica.