Back to the Glades, 2013, Jo-Ann Sanborn
oil on board, 8"x10"
Although some of us are getting just a little sick of all the summer rain we've been having, the Everglades are full of water right now, just as they should be. The Everglades has two seasons, the wet and the dry, and summer is wet, wet, wet!
As the water rises, animals that had congregated together during the winter dry season to share moisture spread out to mate, bear litters, and gain weight from the abundant fish and frogs, and other food sources.
It's all part of the natural balance. It's just not always perfect for people, who plan a visit to South Florida expecting every day to be a beach day, and this year seems wetter than ever. Sorry, folks!