Wynwood Walls in Miami

April 22nd, 2018|Florida|

Wynwood Walls has brought the world's greatest artists working in the graffiti and street art genre to Miami.  What used to be an abandoned bunch of warehouses in the 2008 recession was brought alive by art.  [...]

Key West

January 6th, 2016|Florida|

Key West is and island only 4 miles long by 1 1/2 miles wide.  Between 1828 and 1850, it was the wealthiest city in Florida, thanks to fishing and salt production.  Now the main industries [...]

Pi Day

March 14th, 2015|Florida|

You all know Pi, right?  The circumference of a circle divided by its diameter?  The answer is the same for any circle - a math constant, usually rounded to 3.14159. Did you know that a guy [...]

Cocoa Beach

June 2nd, 2014|Florida|

Cocoa Beach is on the Atlantic side of Florida,a beach peninsula with water on both sides.Looks like this Tiki guy forgothis hat and sunglasses!Dinner with our Florida family!  Mike's brother Charlie, wife Deb, their son David [...]

Kennedy Space Center Florida

June 1st, 2014|Florida|

 Behold the Vertical Assembly Building, built in 1966,  STILL the tallest one story building in the world at 525 ft.  Those large grey doors on the left side opened to allow the rollout of the hugeSaturn V rocket.   [...]

Going Old School in St. Augustine, FL

May 1st, 2013|Florida|

The oldest wooden schoolhouse in America, circa 1705.  Originally a homestead, built of red cedarand cypress.  Everything was made by hand, including the nails and wooden pegs.  The giant anchor and chain that wrap the building are from 1937, when [...]