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    Mosquito Whisperer, Bad Apple and a Dead Battery
    Collier Seminole State Park

      Maybe Florida was not a good choice after all… Maybe I’m the biting insect whisper.  We decided to split our week in two and after spending the first half at W.P. Franklin we headed down to  Collier Seminole State Park in Naples, Florida. A quick history of the park, in 1920 Barron Collier owned a million acres, which included a hardwood forest known as Royal Palm Hammock. This was because of a strand of native royal palm trees that grew there. A 150 acres were reserved for what was hoped to be the “Lincoln-Lee National Park. The government did not accept the proposal and it became a county park…