We went to the Dolphin Research Center in Marathon, Florida with our friends and other homeschoolers on Friday. They have a cool mission: “Through education, research and rescue, Dolphin Research Center promotes Read More
After driving past it so many times, we finally made it to Calusa Beach at the Bahia Honda State Park. It’s one of the prettiest little beaches in the Florida Keys with powdery white sand and a scenic abandoned Read More
We tie up to a mooring ball located just above the magical, aquarium-like Sombrero Reef. About 3 miles offshore, this under water protected sanctuary and preservation area sits below the 140-foot Sombrero Key Read More

Loggerhead Mike Goes Home

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We woke up and ate breakfast quickly today. We drove though the mangroves in Sisters Creek to get to Sombrero Beach by 10 a.m. to see a public turtle release. Dad tied the dinghy to a mangrove tree. The sand was the Read More
We woke up in the anchorage in Lake Worth. It was 6:45 a.m. Our Dad went out to the back of the boat and looked to his right. He saw that the boat floating next to us last night was now sinking. The front of the Read More

Snorkeling Peanut Island

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We were driving in our dinghy. We saw a good snorkeling area near Peanut Island. We dropped the anchor in the water. Then we got ready with our snorkeling gear. I put my fins on. And I put my mask on and my life Read More
We lasso a mooring ball for our week’s stay in St. Augustine. As we check in, the harbormaster at the Municipal Marina tells us not to drink the water. We wonder if it’s because of the recent hurricane Matthew, but Read More

Is this really the end?

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Summer has been full. And as we celebrate this Labor Day at the marina barbecue, we reflect on how quickly the season has passed. Now that tropical storm Hermine has blown through, we’re left with temperatures in Read More