Month: July 2019

Tampa’s Downtown Riverwalk

First, I have to say that there is no way I can cover everything there is to tell you about Tampa’s Downtown Riverwalk in just one post, which makes me happy because it gives me an excellent reason to go back again and again. John and I headed […]

Cigar City Havan-a good time

Ybor City Tampa In 1895, three immigrant businessmen had a vision of creating a new cigar manufacturing city in Tampa, Florida, so they purchased swampy alligator and mosquito-infested land and began building what was one day to become known as Cigar City, the cigar capital of the world. […]

Pine Island Beach Park

Off The Beaten Path Picnic by the Gulf of Mexico Sometimes John and I just like to wander around and discover places off the beaten path and when we do we sometimes find some hidden gems. Today we happened upon Alfred A Mckethan Pine Island Park in Spring […]

Horse Farm Tours of Ocala

I am a huge Thoroughbred Horse racing fan and was thrilled today to take a tour with the Farm Tours of Ocala. Marion County has more horses of all breeds and disciplines within it’s limits than any other county in the United States and the equine industries economic […]

Go Greek in Tarpon Springs

Did you know that the sponge that you used in the shower this morning could have been at one time an aquatic animal? The scientific name for sponges is Porifera, which means” pore bearing,” and in the year 1900, Tarpon Springs was the largest Porifera port in the […]