Category: Naturally Cool

Sagarssum seaweed, the turtles love it and so should you!

A lot of folks come here with notions of blue-green water and a sandy beach to walk along. For those who’ve lived here and have been part of the tide’s rise and fall, we know that while this is true…

Right Whales Love Flagler Beach!

Photo : REUTERS/Maxi Jonas   Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach Date: January 10, 2015 at 1:00 p.m Description: The park will host  Right Whales Love Flagler Beach! on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Gamble…

Naturally Cool…Yaupon Holly

  PLANT YAUPON HOLLY TO ATTRACT BIRDS  AND BEES TO YOUR GARDEN. Ilex Vomitoria (Yaupon Holly) is a native tree to Flagler county which produces inconspicuous white flowers in spring and scarlet red berries in fall.  Many birds rely on the…

Naturally Cool…Favor Dykes Trail Hikes

If you are a native plant enthusiast, then you should tune in to Park Ranger Celena Cline (AKA Native Roots and my awesome sister:) who gives field hikes at our nearby Favor Dykes State Park , located at 1000 Faver-Dykes…

Naturally Cool…Nature Scapes Gardens

In order to “branch out” Flagler Surf  is “growing” a partnership with Nature Scapes Gardens, located at 313 Old Brick Road, Bunnell, Florida.  The goal is simple. Help people to understand their surroundings so that they will become stewards of…

Naturally Cool…giant sloths at MOAS

The kiddos begged me to take them to the Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Sciences…so I did.  For a simple afternoon outing we had a great time.  The museum however is going through some major changes and expanding into…

Naturally Cool: Aloe

    Photos above hijacked from Pinterest:) Living at the beach you spend a great deal of time outdoors, enjoying the warm sun shine.  Your daily dose of Vitamin K has sweet benefits but we all know that too much…

Naturally Cool…Being Naked!

At first my plan was to write about something green, with roots and medicinal qualities. Interesting, perhaps, but it doesn’t compare in any way to the art and form of the naked body. We all came in to this world…

Naturally Cool…where the wild things are.

I’m not sure if there is something in the air, but lately I have been sighting more nocturnal creatures (deer and armadillos) outside during the late mornings than I can remember. It causes my mind to wonder if perhaps there’s a natural disaster…

Naturally Cool Wednesday…Baby Sea Turtles!

We are so fortunate to live in an area where amazing creatures have been laying their eggs for over a million years… and the eggs have been hatching!    On my morning adventures to see the sun I have come…