Paradise, Drugs, & Walking Orlando

11 January 2023 · Jeremy Bassetti
Torreya State Park.

[Genius Loci] April 2021

Twelve years to the day, I backed my car into campground 14 in Torreya State Park near Tallahassee, Florida. As my wife unloaded our camping gear, I went for a short walk to survey the area. The grounds were as I remembered them: the “pets on a leash” sign I posed in front of with my dog; the outhouse and ranger’s station; the wooden platform on the bluff overlooking the Apalachicola River....

01 April 2021 · 3 min · 492 words · Jeremy Bassetti