Feels Like Home

Palmettos and ferns

Palmettos and ferns

Primitive tent site

Primitive tent site

Cypress swamp

Cypress swamp

One of the water-only sites

One of the water-only sites

WordPress is redoing the way they handle photos so I have no control over the placement tonight.  Sorry.

Rarely do I feel like I am back “home” when I come to Florida.  But being out in rural north Florida with the palmettos, ferns, Spanish moss… and the old-Florida peace and quiet… stirred long-dormant memories today, and I finally experienced a strong sense of being home again.

Playground and swimming beach

Playground and swimming beach

This campground is just beautiful.  This morning a few of the rigs on the lakeside moved out and we could have grabbed one of them.  But I just love the way our site is situated, so was very content to stay here.

Ron drove to Live Oak to pick up our mail from Mom’s today and then he did some shopping.  So I got to pretend I was solo camping for a few hours!  What a lovely, peaceful interlude it was!

Since Gail converted her cargo van to a camper van, I have been fascinated by van dwellers.  We have one in the water only section of the campground.  I would love to strike up a conversation with him or her. 
I took a photo of his or her rig, but won’t post it since I didn’t get permission.
This evening I heard a loud rustling in the brush out in front of our site.  I got a flashlight, then spotted the small possum who was making all the fuss.  He took off before I could grab my camera!
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7 Comments

  1. Camilla

     /  December 4, 2012

    There are a couple of vandweller groups on yahoo if you are interested. Here is one:

    http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/VanDwellers_Construction/

    • Camilla, I am fascinated by them. I lurk regularly at CheapRVLiving’s forum. Thanks for the link!

  2. Nice place and just go up and ask them for some information. You know I want to know also 🙂

  3. cozygirl

     /  December 5, 2012

    Those cypress look like a village of gnomes….a few hours solo sounded divine!

    • They do look like gnomes, don’t they!

      Ron may have to go home to take care of business next week for a couple of days. If he does, I’ll get a couple more days to solo!

      • cozygirl

         /  December 6, 2012

        Now your talking….solo day of dreaming or whatever suits your fancy. Now I do love their company but sometimes its nice to have a girl’s day all alone :O)

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