Tag Archives: Florida

Dolphin Sunday – Part 2: The Dolphin Lady of John’s Pass

Ann Weaver is a researcher who has been studying dolphins in Boca Ciega Bay, with a particular focus on how to to minimize the impact of local construction projects on the dolphins. The Dolphin Lady of John’s Pass

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Holy Calamari, Batman – 25′ Giant Squid Found Floating off Florida

A 25 foot long giant squid was found floating off the coast of Florida. It has now been taken for study to the University of South Florida.  It was found by fisherman in a 23 foot boat, who somehow managed to bring … Continue reading

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The Shipwreck Behind Crane’s “The Open Boat”

None of them knew the color of the sky. Their eyes glanced level, and were fastened upon the waves that swept toward them. These waves were of the hue of slate, save for the tops, which were of foaming white, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – New York & Key West Style: Crystal Ball, Conch Shell, Pirate Wench & Drag Queen

In New York City tonight, just on the other side of the Hudson River from where I am now typing, roughly one million people gather  in Times Square to watch a crystal ball being dropped on exactly midnight to celebrate the … Continue reading

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