Category Archives: Vintage

“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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"Stranahan Hammock": An Imagined Historical Landscape

Stranahan Hammock ____P. Crockett “WHEN one sets out to paint,” said Pablo Picasso, “he should have some idea of what he’s going to do, but only some idea.” I have always loved that idea, because in my experience, it guides … Continue reading

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