Monthly Archives: February 2016

What’s in a Sign?

It was still dark last Friday morning when we drove to Sanibel Island, our destination the Ding Darling Nature Preserve. After stopping at Bennett’s for coffee, we reached the Preserve and found a rather empty parking lot. Only then did … Continue reading

Posted in Bird watching, Cycling, Florida, Travel

The Dulcimer–more than an instrument

  When I picked up my dulcimer last year and started taking lessons, I had no idea of the world awaiting me. I thought it was a simple, three-stringed instrument played in the hills of Kentucky, one I could learn … Continue reading

Posted in Dulcimer music and groups, friendship

Biscuits and Birds, and Shells, Oh My!

It was dark and the roads were quiet when we left home yesterday morning at 6 a.m. for our trip to Fort Myers Beach. We wanted to reach Heavenly Biscuits early because it’s a tiny but very popular restaurant. By … Continue reading

Posted in Bird watching, Florida, Restaurants, State Parks, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The Waltz of Life

Tuesday mornings have fast become my favorite day of the week because its when I play dulcimer with the Appalachian Strings, a group of forty or more people gathered together to celebrate their love of music and their appreciation for … Continue reading

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