We really would not stick around for the deal, but the house is fits the bill of what we want. It hurts when you are in a deal and you 'telegraph' the fact that "WE REALLY WANT THIS!"
But the seller says things were on track, but the deal fell through on a place for her to live in Daytona Beach. Okay we will 'Just Breathe' (sounds like a book title) and enjoy our life.
Speaking of which, until a few years ago I did not know that the Black Bear was very prevalent in Florida. The ranger tells us they have a large population here at 'Wekiwa Springs State Park'. WE haven't seen any. But we did see this dude:
She is the sister of this guy:
I published a book once called 'Toby's Tales'. I wrote the stories from an idea generated from Paula of Paula's Country Tales. She blogged about a turtle in her back yard in South Texas she had named Toby. I wrote the book and she furnished the sweet (at times)'silly' poems. i.e. "A Frog in Tennis Shoes'.
Then we met Mrs Turkey and her Brood. (I am not much of a photographer, I point and shoot):
It is good when someone remembers the animals, birds and fish that sustained the hearty souls that settled this land. We still have folk that live off the land, but not as much as in the past. We ran across this monument to those creatures that gave their lives sustaining the men and women that gave us the good life.