Tuesday, June 2, 2020
The fight to save Lake Ocklawaha continues after the Florida Defenders of the Environment’s recent lawsuit was dismissed a second time.
I was 12, maybe 13 years old. I don’t remember for sure. I do remember it was hot. Alabama heat and humidity, similar to what we get in Putnam County.
Bill Gaines bought his first car back in 1957. He paid $100 for a 1948 Plymouth coupe.
“The insurance for it cost more than the car did,” Gaines said. “Things have changed.”
She always felt a pull to nature, a pull to Florida. She never really understood why until a visit to St. Augustine last year.
That’s when she started to follow the trail.