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Dec 10, 2015 - Boat trip at Canaveral National Seashore to Seminole Rest

Date: December 10, 2015 Weather: mostly sunny Temperature: start 64º High 74º Wildlife count: Bottle-nosed Dolphin, Tortoise Year List: 327 Birds: Northern Mockingbird, Red-shouldered Hawk, American Kestrel, Fish Crow, Loggerhead Shrike, Osprey, Black Vulture, Northern Gannet, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Laughing Gull, Ruddy Turnstone, Sanderling, White Pelican, Brown Pelican, Palm Warbler, Double-crested Cormorant, Anhinga, Great Egret, Great Blue Heron, Forster’s Tern, Caspian Tern, Common Loon, Northern Harrier, Black Scoter We left...

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Dec 9, 2015 - Exploring Canaveral National Seashore

Date: December 9, 2015 Weather: Partly cloudy Temperature: start 65º High 76º Wildlife count: Armadillo, Raccoon Year List: 326 Birds: Loggerhead Shrike, Northern Mockingbird, American Kestrel, Belted Kingfisher, Red-shouldered Hawk, Snowy Egret, Mourning Dove, Osprey Brown Pelican, Eastern Phoebe, White-eyed Vireo, Northern Cardinal, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Sanderling, Northern Gannet, Ruddy Turnstone, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Savannah Sparrow, Caspian Tern, Forster’s Tern, Laughing Gull, Turkey Vulture, Gray...

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Dec 8, 2015 - Some of God's strange creatures

Date: December 8, 2015 Weather: sunny Temperature: start 56º High 74º Wildlife count: About 12 Manatee, Gator, Mullet, Fire Ants Year List: 326; Life List: 515 Birds: Red-shouldered Hawk, White Pelican, Eastern Phoebe, Common Ground Dove, Palm Warbler, Robins, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Scrub Jay, Northern Flicker, American Goldfinch, Double-crested Cormorant, Osprey, Black and Turkey Vulture, Brown Pelican, Fish Crow, Great Egret, Northern Harrier, American...

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Dec 7, 2015 - Errands with a surprise!

Date: December 7, 2015 Weather: cloudy Temperature: start 62º High 74º Wildlife count: Year List: 324; Life List: 514 Birds: Osprey, Ring-necked Duck, Brown Pelican, Common Loon, Forster’s Tern, Laughing Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Boat-tailed Grackle, Double-crested Cormorant, Rock Pigeon, Black Skimmer, Ruddy Turnstone, Sanderling, Dunlin, Black & Turkey Vultures, Willet, Black-bellied Plover, Belted Kingfisher, Great Black-backed Gull, Great Blue Heron, White Ibis, Greater Yellowlegs, Tri-colored Heron, Horned Grebe, Anhinga, Mourning Dove,...

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Dec 6, 2015 - Worship and PlayaLinda Beach

Date: December 6, 2015 Weather: mostly sunny Temperature: start 65º High 79º Wildlife count: Gator, Manatee Year List: 323; Life List: 513 Birds: Sandhill Crane, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Great Egret, Fish Crow, Loggerhead Shrike, Cattle Egret, Mourning Dove, Blue Jay, Belted Kingfisher, Royal Tern, Laughing Gull, Northern Gannet, White Pelican, Osprey, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Northern Harrier, Great Blue Heron, Brown Pelican, Boat-tailed Grackle, Double-crested Cormorant, Tree Swallow, Black Skimmer, Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture, Pied-billed...

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Dec 5, 2015 - Exploring Merritt Island NWR and Titusville

Date: December 5, 2015 Weather: partly sunny, a few brief showers Temperature: start 68º High 79º Wildlife count: Gator Year List: 322 Birds: Mourning Dove, Sandhill Cranes, Cattle Egret, Fish Crow, Herring Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Rock Pigeon, Black & Turkey Vulture, White Pelican, Belted Kingfisher, Osprey, Pied-billed Grebe, Roseate Spoonbill, Great Egret, White Ibis, Glossy Ibis, Eastern Phoebe, Blue-winged Teal, American Coot, Common Loon, Anhinga, Forster’s Tern, Greater Yellowlegs, Dunlin, Caspian Tern, Royal Tern, Long-billed and...

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Dec 4, 2015 - Travel to central Florida

Date: December 4, 2015 Tonight’s Location: Scottsmoor, Florida Campground: Crystal Lake RV Park Mileage: End - 85862 Start - 85686 Total Miles for the day: 176 Weather: mostly cloudy, a few brief periods of drizzle Temperature: start 58º High 79º Wildlife count: Year List: 321 Birds: Black Vulture, Great Egret, Bald Eagle, Osprey, European Starling, American Robin We left around 9 from Fort Clinch, working to get the RV out of the low hanging branches. It was tricky to get out of the campground. Once on I95, we quickly entered...

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May 11, 2008 - No Pets Allowed!

It is Mother’s Day and I want to take our little four legged “baby” to the beach but have discovered that this family feat is nearly impossible on the Florida coastline! Every single beach we would pull into had a “No Pets” sign. Finally, after checking at numerous beaches, I saw a Sheriff’s Deputy stopped on the side of the road so I made a U-turn and approached him asking, “Are there any pet friendly beaches anywhere along this coastline?” I explained to him that I simply wanted to take a walk on the beach with my husband and little eight...

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Apr 14, 2008 - Broward vs Brevard

On the road at last! - Sunday, April 13, 2008 We got off to a slow start, with Madolyn still not feeling good. Our warm and gracious family came out to see us off, and Austin ran down the sidewalk waving goodbye, then we turned the corner and were on our way. Normally we avoid the interstates but we decided this time I-95 was the best way to get out of town. Madolyn hung with me for a while, then finally went back to sleep off her cold. She slept the rest of the way to our destination, but fortunately she had programmed 'Scottsmoor' into...

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2008 Keys 2 Canada

Feb 25, 2008 - Daytona and Kennedy Space Center

Arrived in campground along I-95 Nothing special just convenient to both Daytona Beach and the Kennedy Space Center. They do have their own resident alligator so I will keep an eye out for that. After getting set up we went for a drive to the Atlantic Coast. Found Merritt Island National Wildlife Preserve. There we found a place to observe Manatees which we did - only saw a few and they were lurking below the surface...so no pictures. Tuesday (2/26) we drove to Daytona. Drove along the coast on A1A and stopped at Walgreens to pick up...

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Feb 21, 2008 - We're in Florida

Well, after an unwanted delay we finally made it to Florida. We're just north of Titusville in a small RV park named Crystal lake RV Park. We're about 50 miles from Disney world, 20 miles from Kennedy Space Center, 18 miles from the beach ((5 miles as the crow flies, everyplace you go is the long way. You can't go direct anywhere). The fishing is pretty good. Choyce caught a Pampano and whitting. I spent alot of time baiting hooks. We were only out for 2 hours. I'll get pictures later. Here's Choyce and Jasmine in front of the trailer.

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Nov 10, 1994 - At a rest area near Scottsmoor, FL

*We've used a few shortcuts in our notes... to help you out with reading them, the CH is courthouse, the POI is Point of Interest, the S is seal and the P (rarely used) is for the taking the photo of the CH. Hope this helps! November 10, 1994 A Rest Area on I95 Florida Odometer: 66905 6:55 a.m. We had a safe night at a Florida rest area! It was definitely quieter than the Monday night truck stop. We kinda washed ourselves, had coffee, grabbed an orange to eat & headed south on I95 to 405-50 west into Orlando. We parked by a convenience...

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