Patrice and Jeff’s brother, Jim, joined us on the island for a few days.  We had  fun watching his excitement as he discovered all the unique features of the island and Florida.  This was his first time down there.


The three sibs:


Jimbo is INTERESTED (all caps for emphasis!!!!!) in edible wild plants.  He is passionate about that topic, crazy for information on this topic.   But tropical plants are a whole new universe for him.  He was full of  questions and requests for us to “google”  when we couldn’t satisfy his curiosity.

At his urging, I ate one a prickly pear “tuna”.  They were not quite ripe, and little too tangy for my taste buds.  Jim was happy I gave it a try though!

The “tunas” are the red fruits growing out of the cactus:

P1040175Jim was a lot of fun to have around!



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