Category: Florida

Kennedy Space Center, Florida

I went to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (wiki) at Cape Canaveral two days ago (3/15/15).   The experience started off strong with a tour through the Rocket Garden. On display are designs for the early American rocket program, starting with the Redstone Rocket and Mercury Capsule which boosted Alan Shepard to an altitude of Read More …

Florida – Miscellaneous

“March 10th 2015, Collier Seminole State Park Campground:   Mosquitos!   I decided it’s not impossible that mosquitos were originally called ‘squitos’ but in the confusion and panic of trying to avoid them, the name changed.   “Ahhh! There’s more of ’em inside too!”   “More of what!?”   “Mo’ squitos!!!”   It’s not even supposed Read More …

Mud boggin with the good ol’ boys

“3/9/15 Mud Boggin: A Case Study The Iron Horse Mud Ranch is on private property, and after everyone signs the waiver at the entrance gate, it’s anything goes. Most people have home built trucks that range in price from just about to be scrap metal to ~$300,000 (just a guess). They build up the suspension, slap Read More …

Pensacola, Florida (State #11)

“March 3, 2015   The fog ushered me into Florida.   It sinks into the depressions in the land and spills out over the lagoons to my south. The vapor waits there, resting on the surface, daring any molecule of liquid water to escape, eager to rush in and take its place. I went for Read More …