The Magnificent Monarch Migration

The Magnificent Monarch Migration

The Magnificent Monarch Migration By Ilona Merritt, photo by Russ Merritt   In one of the world’s astounding natural animal events each fall, tens of millions of monarch butterflies migrate up to 3,000 miles from the Northeastern US and Canada down to their...
Colorful, Fun Key West

Colorful, Fun Key West

Colorful, Fun Key West By Kai Rambow   “There is no need to go to Disney; I live in Key West,” proclaimed local resident Lori.  Key West is a bit more colorful in just about everything.  Key West pops without overdoing it.  It’s part of what makes a trip to Key...
Classic, Historic Key West

Classic, Historic Key West

Classic, Historic Key West By Kai Rambow   “He was the most interesting man on the planet, long before the Dos Equis commercial,” our tour guide at the Hemingway House noted.  Key West has attracted all kinds of enterprising and famous characters, creating a...
Sea Turtle Plays Peek-A-Boo at The Florida Aquarium

Sea Turtle Plays Peek-A-Boo at The Florida Aquarium

A loggerhead sea turtle plays peek-a-boo for the camera at The Florida Aquarium. The loggerhead is one of two rescued sea turtles who have a new home in the Heart of the Sea exhibit which will open to the public on October 6. (video below) The new exhibit is located...
Go West . . . to St. Petersburg

Go West . . . to St. Petersburg

Go West . . . to St. Petersburg By Kai Rambow   “I used to play cowboys and Indians as a kid.  The first movie I ever saw was a Western,” recounts Tom James in an introductory movie.  Tom and Mary James have enthusiastically collected a wide range of western...
Discovering Dali in New Ways

Discovering Dali in New Ways

Discovering Dali in New Ways By Kai Rambow   Ansel Adams and Salvador Dali as inspirations?  “When you do it in black and white you’re not a realist, because it’s an abstraction,” explained Clyde Butcher.  Butcher, frequently described as the Ansel Adams of the...