On Lake Dora’s south shore, waterfowl greet paddlers fleeing the din of development. Listen to four minutes and thirty three seconds on the water:
Heading back to the north shore, kayaks rise and fall across seaplane and pontoon wake.
These milky petals belong to a tenacious vine some states list as a noxious weed.
During warmer months, alligators share Lake Dora’s shore with these mysterious gastropods.