Track of a Monster

BIRTH OF A MONSTER In the first week of October 2018, a cluster of thunderstorms was observed off the Yucatan peninsula. On October 6, the system was declared a potential tropical cyclone. On the 7th, the strengthening tropical storm was named Michael. On October 8, Hurricane Michael was being tracked and expected to hit the [...]

Hurricane Michael Headed to Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael Headed to Florida Panhandle

The Weather Channel reports that Hurricane Michael may be the strongest storm to hit the Florida Panhandle in thirteen years, with dangerous storm surge, damaging winds, and flooding rain likely along the northeast Gulf Coast. I've ridden out a few hurricanes in my life here along the Gulf Coast. Category 1, 2, and even 3 storms, [...]

Northwest Florida Spring Hop

Northwest Florida Spring Hop

The panhandle of Florida is home to not only the World's Most Beautiful Beaches, but also to many gorgeous natural springs abundant with local wildlife. My daughter, Emma and her beau, Jason spend most every weekend exploring these often overlooked locations, capturing their trips on their YouTube channel, Paddle Blues.

All My Days

All My Days

Excerpt from Four Weeks: A Journey from Darkness available for pre-order on Amazon. "As the fog began to lift and my thoughts and emotions began to surface, I picked up my long unused pen and began journaling again daily. It was something I had, at one time, done regularly. My journals were filled with poetry,  [...]