Category Archives: Florida

Florida’s Space Coast Eats

Besides turkey, we ate fairly well while in Florida for the week of Thanksgiving. My brother and his family recently moved to Indialantic. We’re always game for exploring a new area, especially for its restaurants. Also, about an hour away … Continue reading

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It’s a Go for the Kennedy Space Center!

Now I know that when I asked if the Kennedy Space Center was appropriate for a 6-year-old, I was asking what might be the dumbest question ever. There is a whole universe of stuff for kids to do there. I’ve … Continue reading

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Barbara Jean’s Restaurant

Delicious crab cakes and fat shrimp. That’s how a friend described her last meal at Barbara Jean’s Restaurant in the Jacksonville, Florida area. That was enough to pique my interest. There are four restaurants in the chain. The one my friend … Continue reading

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The Journey to Easter Island Begins

After waiting a lifetime to travel to Easter Island, the day has finally arrived and I am bouncing off the walls with excitement. But first we have to get there. The journey begins with a US Airways flight from Charlotte … Continue reading

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Deland is Alive and the Manatees Have Come For A Visit

Deland, Florida is home to both Stetson University and my dad. When he first moved here more than thirty years ago for a job, this was a sleepy little town with not much happening. Located squarely in the middle of … Continue reading

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Swanky and Swampy (Palm Beach & The Everglades)

Home is no longer home.  It’s snippets of a different time.  Familiar yet strange. That’s how the town of Palm Beach feels to me. Most of the world probably thinks of it as the playground for the super rich and … Continue reading

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For the Love of Leo

It’s very sad news.  My incredibly wonderful uncle Leo has passed away.  He has been married to my mother’s sister Beverly for 60 years. They were very much in love to his last day and Beverly continues to carry the … Continue reading

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Luxury Suite at a Bargain Basement Price

The day has come for my nephew, the West Point graduate, to make love, not war.  He has just returned from his second deployment in Iraq and his stunning bride-to-be, a nurse practitioner, is beaming. Two years in the planning, … Continue reading

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