Hi, It's me Maddie Mae again. The Big Guy took the fam out for a drive this weekend. It was fun. I like going for rides except they won't let me drive. I want to drive. Well anyway we drove by my park. You are not going to believe what I saw. Do you see … Continue reading Look What They Did to My Park . . .
Location: Devil's Millhopper State Geological Park, Gainesville, FL Found this bit of history about Devil’s Millhopper on the park website. Devil’s Millhopper gets its unique name from its funnel-like shape. During the 1880’s, farmers used to grind grain in gristmills. On the top of the mill was a funnel-shaped container called a “hopper” that held … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Up
Wow, it is almost 2011. It seems like the year has flown by. It is time for my annual year in review of TheDeeZone highlights for the year. January So Long and Good Luck, Timmy Originally posted 9 January 2010. Last Friday’s Sugar bowl marked the end of an era for Gator Nation. It was … Continue reading 2010 in Review
The Morningside Nature Center is operated by the city of Gainesville and features several miles of hiking trails. Be sure to visit the That’s My World! blog.
We recently discovered that the city of Gainesville operates 20+ nature parks throughout the city. Due to the increasing fees for state parks we have decided to check out the city nature parks. These parks are still free and serve as refuge from city life. Cofrin Nature Park is a former horse farm that has … Continue reading My World Tuesday: Cofrin Nature Park