Egg Shells

Egg Shells

I spend my holidays hiding in Boca Grande. It is quiet and a perfect place to walk the beach and reflect. My daily beach walks this year have not yielded as many shells as I would like, but I have found a large number of empty sea turtle egg shells. The shells look like broken…

Earth Day 2023

Earth Day 2023

In the Northeast, Spring has sprung, new life is all around.  I can hear baby robins in the nest under my porch, I caught a quick glimpse of a garter snake sunning in my yard,  at night I can hear the spring peepers singing their mating songs. The Eastern Box turtles are beginning to emerge…

Tortoise Whisperer?

Tortoise Whisperer?

During a recent visit to the Palm Beach Zoo, in Florida, I had the opportunity to get close up and personal with some Aldabra tortoises. One of the world’s largest land tortoises, Aldabra tortoises can reach sizes of up to 550 pounds and ages of up to 150 years old. They are native to Aldabra…