When I Was 69

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Hillsborough River and second gator

Last chapter of this wonderful walk through the swamps along the river, on a boardwalk! Lettuce Lake Park is just north of Tampa FL off of Fletcher Blvd. It's a Hillsborough County Park, I'm pretty sure.

 If you look closely at the snag of a dead tree in the water, you can see a full length sunning alligator...head to the right, legs just hanging over the deadwood. Not a care in the world!


 Florida means Spanish Moss to me.



 There were towering cyprus trees...giants that have weathered many storms.





 From the 3 story observation deck we could see further on the river.






6 comments:

  1. It's rather nice to enjoy your nice weather and environment from my rainy distance. Speaking of which, we might even get some snow overnight.

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  2. Hello,

    I love the big trees and moss. The gator is just chilling there on the tree.
    Nice photo of you on the tower. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend.

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  3. Snow has happened in April in other years, well March at least. Hope you get this wisp of spring air soon!

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  4. Beautiful pictures! Makes me a little nostalgic for the Tampa of my youth.

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  5. A good spot for a gator to laze away the day.

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