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Into the Florida Woods for the Holiday Weekend

4 monthes ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

During the busy Fourth of July holiday weekend, thousands of people headed to the coast - at least to the beaches that were still open during covid-19. Yet, because of the pandemic, the idea of hitting the crowded sand with a gazillion of other people was frankly terrifying. In contrast, my husband, baby, and I made a bee-line to Talquin State Forest.
The grassy parking lot held only two other cars, so we basically had the area all to ourselves. We slipped Noah into the baby backpack and covered him with a mosquito net, noting a pair of Mississippi Kites swirling in the hazy sky overhead...
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