Island Moose

  Island Moose This weekend while fishing one of my favorite rivers, which was high and off color, so I decided to do more hiking and photography instead. A beautiful day lots of clouds and golden stones everywhere. Fishing was a bit on the slow side anyway. As I neared the end of my hike, […]


  We sound like a broken record lately, but we’re just the messenger.  The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Monticello field office has announced a proposal to add more off-road vehicle (ORV) routes to the 3,000-plus miles of routes in San Juan County that have already been designated. The new ORV route is proposed for this area […]

Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida

   Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida By Trish Elliott Zach McKenna and his naturalist guides at Ecotours of St. Augustine Florida offer many fascinating adventures, among them the opportunity to see a sea turtle “up close and personal”.   While visiting the ancient city of St. Augustine Florida, if you are coming from the […]

Eternal Light Memorial

  Eternal Light Memorial by  Charley Gettysburg, a place of somber moments to reflect.  A place of reverence. What have we Learned?  How come our path still seems the same?  What will you teach your childern.           Source: Road Trekin / Baret News Wire  

Teen Boys on Vacation

  Teen Boys on Vacation by Charley There are only three things that teenage boys are interested in: food, girls and sports. The order may change depending on the kid, but these pretty much sum it up. Incessant video gaming counts as sports. Food will usually take a lesser position in the hierarchy…except when they’re […]

The U.S. Provides Both the Angel and the Devil for Hikers

  The U.S. Provides Both the Angel and the Devil for Hikers  by ZZ Troutski Hiking is an incredible way to entertain, exercise, and rejuvenate. And what most people sometimes lose sight of – while we’re all looking into the screens of laptops and cell phones – is the fact that the Great Outdoors offers […]

A Summer Vacation Idea That Offers Truth in the Silence

  A Summer Vacation Idea That Offers Truth in the Silence by ZZ Troutski The Great Outdoors offers a great deal when it comes to vacation ideas. From boating and kayaking to hiking to fishing and camping – the list goes on and on. And the vast list of locations that can be visited can […]

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

  Girls Just Wanna Have Fun By Charley Let’s face it. For most of us, spending time with our girlfriends consistently slips to the bottom of our to-do lists. But stealing away for precious time together can do wonders for the spirit – and bring us all back home with a renewed enthusiasm for all […]

Ecotours and Alligators

  Ecotours and Alligators By Trish Elliot   Zach McKenna, the owner and operator of St. Augustine, strives to both support and expand the natural experience of witnessing nature.   Zach grew up in the marshes of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and worked as a naturalist and guide as a young man, which fueled […]

St. Augustine, FL June Music Festival

    By Trish Elliott The 2013 7th Annual St. Augustine Music Festival features six evenings, (June 21-22 and June 27-29), of free classical music concerts at the beautiful Cathedral Basilica. The concert programs this year include Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings in C Major,” exciting 20th-century works and guest performances by internationally […]