photographs  b/ dave hogerty

A Floridian’s Point of View

Moments in time, while working for:
Cocoa (Florida) Today,
Independent Florida Alligator,
Palm Beach Post,
Miami Herald …



— An American Flag, on the River Road in Rockledge, Florida, after hanging the duration (444 days) of The 1979 Iranian Hostage Crisis.

— The Mercedes I was a Venezuelan freighter that crashed into Ted Kennedy’s neighbor Mollie Wilmot’s poolside cabana in Palm Beach, Florida.


— The Vietnam Memorial seeing its first snow (1981) on the National Mall in Washington D.C.

— A weathered neon sign marking an out-of-business hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.
— The last plane out of Palm Beach International airport one stormy, Summer afternoon in West Palm Beach, Florida.

— The 1988 launch of Discovery, the first space shuttle to fly after the 1986 Challenger explosion, as seen from the bank of the Indian River in North Cocoa, Florida.

— A silent tractor silhouetted against a farm house wall near Lake Okeechobee in Pahokee, Florida.

— Apple snails starved by an algae bloom in the southeastern corner of Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida.

— An Everglades Snail Kite flying over the sawgrass growing out of Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida.

— Perpendicular Planes in a clear-blue, winter sky over Manhattan, New York, New York.

— A sign marking the spot of a Christian Church in Manhattan, New York, New York.