Category Archives: Old Miami

One Man’s Extraordinary Quest to Find "the Devil’s Punch Bowl," or Maybe a Piece of his Heart: Part 1

Or “Postcards Sent Along the Way, of a Journey of the Heart.” Grove Pioneer “Commodore” Ralph Munroe, most often behind the camera, here slakes his thirst with the cool, clean spring-fed waters of the “Devil’s Punch Bowl.” A widely-accomplished man … Continue reading

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“Awakening Into the Florida Dream” Chapter 3: A River Runs Through It.

Chapter 3 The Lay of the Land: the Mysterious Everglades   The natural lay of the land. South Florida, 1859. WELL beneath the abundance of colorful images and the frothy profusion of stereotypes that we tend to immediately recognize and … Continue reading

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“Awakening Into the Florida Dream” Chapter 2: Dreams are for Exploring.

“Awakening Into the Florida Dream” Chapt. 2:

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