I found this video rather terrifying. Guy is out in the swamps in his kayak and an alligator comes out of nowhere and physically rams his kayak, tossing him into the water. He was fortunately able to grab onto a tree and right himself. The chap explains that it is alligator mating season (is it?) … Continue reading North Carolina man has kayak rammed by alligator
My kind of day
We had such a wonderful day. I woke our daughter up at 5 a.m. to do some stargazing. No, it wasn't the comet we were after. Just before sunrise this morning, you could see the crescent Moon and five planets - Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn - mostly in alignment from east to west … Continue reading My kind of day
Kayak safety is no joke!
Image from Flagler County Fire Flight, via Flagler Live As I have mentioned before, our family enjoys exploring the local wetlands in a large tandem kayak. Floridians are blessed with literally thousands of places to put in a kayak, including exotic natural springs, rivers, marshes and swamps, and the ocean. Marshes and swamps are beautiful … Continue reading Kayak safety is no joke!