Sure, It’s COLD up NORTH, but ……

Cold means something different to a Floridian. OK, don't get mad ...... yet. You haven't even read my opening sentence! Let me explain. I now live in Florida, south of Tampa and in a normal Winter, we just don't get cold. Not Cold like it was in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in …

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A Floridian’s Winter perspective

Cool Title, Huh? Well, I thought so. A long time ago, in a land far, far, away, one of my English Teachers told me that if I wanted someone to read my writings, I had to grab their attention with the title, pull them into my story with the first sentence or paragraph and then …

I live in Florida, so where did the Sun go?

  I have to say it! I live in Florida, dammit!  And when I'm not bathed in sunshine every day, I start to worry. It's why we all live here, on this long finger of land, really. Oh, you can come up with any of a long list of the advantages of living in Florida, …

Hey SnowBirds! We Really Don’t Care!

Snowbirds are a phenomenon that many people don't really understand until they move here and become a resident, themselves. There are so many people who live further North, even as far north as Canada, and eventually save enough money to spend most of their cold winters in Florida that they have this unique name, SNOWBIRD. …