I have to find a carrier I can belt into the passenger seat..but for now her comfy bed gives her a place to snuggle in and still be somewhat next to me. In the old car I had, she used to lean against me when I drove..of course she can’t do that in the RV and so is a bit more apprehensive. Chihuahuas shake anyway at the slightest provocation, and there’s nothing much I can do for her except be encouraging and make her feel safe.
Spent three days at E.G.Simmons Park in Ruskin. Another favorite to add to the growing list – but not surprising. This IS Florida, afterall.
Simmons is a county park. While there are RV sites available, I chose to visit first on a $2.00 day pass and liked it so much later opted to dry camp overnight.
For most of the day, Mia and I enjoyed our own private beach. I watched three ospreys fishing the bay, and off shore, a flock of what looked like mergansers. Mullet were jumping, Mia settled in for a nap…and before too long I heard the blowing of dolphins. A pair came cruising by, right off our beach..went around the strip of island, and circled back out to the bay.
When we’d had enough beach…well, that’s not really possible so let me re-phrase that. When we decided to take a walk and see other areas of the park (that’s better) we came upon this black vulture picking at a very old carcass…probably raccoon or possum but I didn’t get close enough to really see. Some things are better observed from a distance.