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The Marineland Right Whale Project celebrated it's seven year anniversary of it's first whale sighting on Friday, January 18th with sightings of two mothers and calf's!The first pair were sighted by one of the Projects survey volunteers who was at her post near "Clicker Beach" which is close to H...
01/21/2008
Last evening I received permission from Joy Hampp and Jim Hain to post a photo of Arpeggio and her calf. It is the property of Jim Hain and The Marineland Right Whale Project and was taken by Joy at Beverly Beach, FL on December 10th. They estimate the baby was at least 6 days old in the photo.I ...
01/18/2008
 Up until now, our whale sighting reports have been zero since January 1st.Nothing, nada, zilch...I went in search of our famous mother/baby duo on Saturday, January 5th and found nothing.I even called Jim Hain, Scientist from Woods Hole, Woods Hole, Massachusetts to see if they (him and Joy Hamp...
01/18/2008
Lately one of my feathered friends here at the Pelican Bay Century 21 Office has ~ shall we say ~ become very "territorial" Last summer I wrote about him in Lunchtime At The Canals Of Pelican Bay. At that time I thought HE was a SHE. I've gotten a lot closer since then and realized he is a HE by ...
01/16/2008
It's not that often we have a hard freeze here in the Daytona Beach area..Maybe a couple times a year in the 5 years (almost to the day) I've lived here.It's even less often one sees snow in the Daytona Beach area.. Yes, you read rightSNOW... Here is my birdbath this morning, I went and had a loo...
01/03/2008
The now famous Northern Right Whale fondly called Arpeggio and her calf are still hanging out near St. Augustine and Matanzas Inlet. Friday, December 28th was a beautiful day, and apparently there were a lot of boats out taking advantage of the weather near St. Augustine Inlet. When the mother an...
01/02/2008
Way back in September I wrote Bikers Descend Onto Pelican Bay, the post was about how we were filming a commercial for our Annual Bikes and Blues Bike and Golf Event for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. We got the first DVD in October, however we had to add a little something else to it so ...
12/28/2007
 My favorite "snowbird" is the Northern Atlantic Right Whale, and they have already started to arrive here in Florida! I receive Right Whale Sighting Update emails from Joy Hampp, Project Coordinator of the Marineland Right Whale Project here in Marineland, FL. (1-888-97-WHALE)  I recently asked ...
12/27/2007
Last Christmas Eve TLW and I kept track of Santa as he traveled the world via NORAD's Official Tracking website. Thru my post about NORAD's Santa Tracker is how I met TLW! We had the best time that day. Remember, Christmas Eve was on a Sunday last year, I was allowed to goof off! I'm so glad you ...
12/24/2007
On December 8th of 2006 I "activated my profile" here on Active Rain. On December 13th I wrote my first (really bad) post. On December 14th I posted and commented! Ok, I did cheat and commented on a co-workers post. I still had stage fright. On December 17th I stepped out of my comfort zone and f...
12/19/2007
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