These conservations may not provide the most fun that a state park may provide, but they serve a tremendous purpose. If we want to continue to see the dancing crabs, graceful Egrets, and synchronized fish, we must take the steps necessary to protect their home and environment because once they are gone, they're gone for good.
The half of breath left in your lungs is all the survival you have before fluid replaces the air and you drown. Perhaps your last thoughts are the four warning signs you passed to get to that boulder. Your last feeling is regret for not heeding those warnings.
Being Floridian, my body never needed to adjust to twenty-degree weather. I knew the moment I pressed my fingers against my sprinter van's window; I'd probably regret getting out. When I looked out across the beach of Holland State Park, at the medium-sized, bright red lighthouse floating above still seaglass teal water, I told myself to Hell with it.
These trees are continued lesson to me to not just see things but to truly open my eyes and notice because I may never see it again.
It is a lesson learned that there doesn't have to be majestic mountains, exquisite waterfalls, and endless oceans to make a scenery beautiful or worth admiring.
No matter how much Jacksonville grows and expands, the beauty of the River city will always lie at the heart of downtown Jacksonville.
With very little security and adult supervision, at Metro Park, we were alive, wild and free. Fifteen years later, I visit the place that made our childhood magical. I see only an investment in the death of childhood fun.
The Kingsley Plantation is one brick in a very long wall, but it helps to build the story that will forever be told in our American history.
I couldn't imagine the bravery of the Ancient Greeks that took public baths together, fortunately for Geese, it's like sitting down to a Sunday dinner.
I am glad that the rest areas have made big changes since I was young. Tourism is everything to any state or locality. It would be wise to improve first impressions.