To Palatka

Many Moons is tied tonight to the free dock in Palatka, a town of about 10,000, after traveling 41 miles down the St. Johns River. (Even though we're traveling north, towards Jacksonville, we are going down river. That's because this river flows north.) It was hard to leave the clear waters of Silver Glen Springs … Continue reading To Palatka

Onward! Silver Glen Springs

Many Moons is on the move again. Sort of. We're headed back toward The Great Loop (the designated route is 100+ miles away), after a three-month pause for me and a six-week pause for Jeff...but went only 31 miles and stopped for three nights. Why? Crystal-clear waters at a consistent 72 degrees, that's why. Pretty … Continue reading Onward! Silver Glen Springs

‘Gators! No Swimming Here …

If you don't live full-time in Florida, the caution signs are disconcerting at first. For a day or so, you keep a close eye on the riverbanks and the water surface. You imagine what might happen if you fall overboard. You wonder how many teeth they really have. But after a few days and several … Continue reading ‘Gators! No Swimming Here …