Altitude Sickness

This weekend I, along with a group of other intrepid travelers, will travel to Chinsegut, the second highest point in Florida with an elevation of 269 feet.

I’m a little fuzzy on the details but, as I understand it, this used to be a working plantation, a rarity this far south in Florida (most of our glorious, sexist, racist past involves the panhandle and points north of Jacksonville; all we can claim down here usually is pirates and malaria.) USF got the land through some sort of donation and uses it for retreats (this weekend is a Florida Studies retreat, which may or may not involve mechanical bulls and a place called Miss Kitty’s.)

If I don’t succumb to altitude sickness I shall report from base camp.

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I write. I take pictures. I love my dog. I love Florida. My 2016 book, 'Backroads of Paradise' did really well for the publisher and now I feel a ridiculous amount of pressure to finish the second book.