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Disney's Abandoned Park?!

Posted 02-23-2017 at 07:05 AM by llrivero

The first water park that Walt Disney World opened was River Country in 1976. It closed indefinitely in November of 2001 following the September 11th terrorist attacks. It never reopened and was declared closed permanently by Disney in 2005.
The park is now left to decay and is overrun by nature... slowly being reclaimed by the earth from which it was developed.
The park was built on the shore of Bay Lake, with a wildnerness.. sort of "Huck Finn" theme. The park utilized...
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Haunted Lake Okeechobee, Florida!

Posted 02-19-2017 at 01:56 PM by llrivero

**Interesting Facts About Florida**
Lake Okeechobee.............. did you know??????????????
Lake Okeechobee is the second largest fresh body of water in the United States? It covers 735 square miles in Florida! Did you also know it is Haunted?????? Yes... it is........ read on......
Every year there are reported sightings of ghostly shadows and paranormal phenomena, and now we know why..........
Back in the early 1900s, a scary sight could be seen on the southern most...
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Florida Scrub Jay's.... do they walk or fly?

Posted 02-18-2017 at 03:53 PM by llrivero

What the heck is a scrub jay..... I see a picture of a bird......... wait......... don't they fly? Why would they be "crossing"??
Okay, I have an inquiring mind.... so I wanted to find out for myself.
So, here is what I found out! These little beauties are on the threatened species list for the State of Florida... they ONLY live in Florida.... and yes they can fly. HOWEVER, they like to walk along the side of the roadways and bury nuts..... and pick up bugs. Therefore........
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It's All About The Bacon!

Posted 02-18-2017 at 03:49 PM by llrivero

I decided that it was high time I write to you about one of my passions... and apparently a lot of other people share the love of BACON!
I mean, you really cannot go wrong with bacon... have you heard the term "Bring Home the Bacon"? Well, it was not a phrase coined by the commercials in the 80's with the sassy blonde dancing around the house.... it actually originated from in the 12th century from a church in Dunow, England. The church offered a side of bacon to any man who could...
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Cool History in North Port Florida

Posted 02-13-2017 at 02:39 PM by llrivero
Updated 02-13-2017 at 02:40 PM by llrivero

A little bit of history for our local residents. Did you know that here, in our bustling little town of North Port, we have a historical landmark that continues to educate researchers about the people and animals that inhabited this area as long as 5000 years ago.
Little Salt Spring resulted from a sinkhole which occured thousands of years ago... it is 200 feet deep and it contains human remains of 100's of Indians that used the land as a burial ground. The salt content of the water has perfectly...
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