Category Archive: Things to see and do

Jul 05

Hellas Greek Restaurant at Florida’s Tarpon Springs

Hellas interior

Tarpon Springs, Florida is known for its Greek community founded in both the sponge diving business and restaurants and shops. One of the best restaurants is Hellas Restaurant and the joining Hellas Bakery. The businesses are on the main commercial street in the town, Dodecanese Boulevard. We really enjoyed our meal at the restaurant. The …

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Feb 26

Silver Springs at Ocala, Florida

Here is one photo that leaves no question as to when it was taken!

Silver Springs is one of Florida’s most famous state parks. We went there today and truly enjoyed to beauty of the park. We first went to the entrance that leads to the campgrounds and the main hiking trails. Here we paid our $8 entrance fee. The ranger directed us to the north entrance, and our …

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Feb 18

Beautiful Sand Hill cranes

Grateful for the photo ops

Today I heard Sand Hill cranes, looked up and there were three graceful cranes in flight. These photos are the result.

Feb 17

Dogs that love to ride

This pooch was a ham for the camera.

Lots of folks bring their dog(s) with them to the Flywheelers show in central Florida. With all the different kinds of transportation being used, you see different ways that the dogs ride as well.

Feb 16

Dogs at the Florida antique John Deere tractor show

A pair of cute little ones

Lots of folks have their dogs with them at the Florida Flywheelers antique tractor February show. Some walk, while some get to ride.

Feb 16

Saw a lot of antique John Deere tractors today


Today Sher and I finished setting up for the Flywheelers show that starts Wednesday. Final cleaning of some of the glassware and a couple of cabinets was needed. Then we finished putting the price tags on anything not already priced. Later in the day friends of ours kindly let us borrow their golf cart. We …

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Feb 13

A kettle of vultures

There were at least thirty to forty others in the same area

Today at the Florida Flywheelers Antique Engine Club grounds I spotted a large kettle of vultures. Yes, a group of vultures in flight is called a kettle. The photo caught five of them nearly in a vertical line.

Feb 11

Dancing the night away in Frostproof, Florida

Buddy Lyn, our entertainer for the evening

Sher and I and two other couples we know spent a couple of nights at the same little RV parking area next to the Orange Box Cafe in Frostproof, Florida. After supper we adjorned to the screened in porch for an evening of music by a local singer/cover artist. (See his story here)  Not only did we …

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Feb 11

Local talent at a local cafe in Frostproof, Florida

Buddy on the guitar and singing

We went to a nifty little cafe at Frostproof, Florida that had RV parking (see our review) and decided to stay a second night. After supper at the Orange Box we stayed around for the Tuesday entertainment on the outside screened in porch. The entertainment was provided by Singer/Cover Artist Buddy Lyn.  Buddy sang and played …

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Feb 08

A trip across the Howard Frankland Bridge

Heading towards Howard Frankland Bridge and Tampa on I-275

Today we left the St. Petersburg area and headed towards an auction in Lakeland. We traveled across Old Tampa Bay on The Howard Frankland Bridge, named for the local businessman who originally proposed the bridge. Nearly 16,000 feet long, it had a second set of lanes added so it now carries four lanes in each …

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