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Weaving with Spanish Moss: Tales & Details, Part 3

I began my “Weaving with Spanish Moss” blog post series almost three years ago. I’m now writing the promised third part in the three-part series. Weaving with Spanish Moss Part One tells the story of how I became aware of Spanish moss when I was a child as my family traveled to Florida for vacations. My […]

cardinal nest in bush

Cardinal Sins in Nest Building

When I came home one day, the cat was winding her way on tiptoes through a complex maze of delicate branches in a bush. This was an unusual activity for cat. The next day, we spotted the nest.  A lush nest made of Spanish moss. Wise decision because Spanish moss would be like a velvet […]

Spanish moss overhanging boardwalk at La Chua Trail

Weaving with Spanish Moss: Tales & Details, Part 2

If you are unfamiliar with the critter that crawled from my Spanish Moss sample, you can read Part 1 here. The story does end as you would expect it — without a glowing review of class decorum .  The principal would return to conduct a another review when there would be no disruptions. Specifically: Everyone would remain at […]

Florida Critter Stories: Desire to Weave Spanish Moss

Spanish Moss — grayish green wisps that drip and sway from trees.  The moss has held me in its spell for some years now.  It is the stuff of movies and wonderful mood photographs. Yet, in some sense is so ethereal no one notices it.  I have my own stories of Spanish Moss. I write […]