Tag Archives: Florida

BITTER BITTER


It was cold. How cold? It makes no matter how cold once it reaches a certain depth. You feel it in your bones. Your blood thickens to syrup and your cheek bones, never really felt before, now tingle with pin-like … Continue reading

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‘TIS THE SEASON


Would you believe there was the slightest “nip” in the air this morning? Wow, it’s definitely fall!   It’s not always easy to tell here in South Florida. The seasonal changes are subtle and this has a tremendous effect on your … Continue reading

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OH NO…ANOTHER POEM!


It’s been over a week since I posted my last blog. That’s mainly because in my mind there’s a clog. I have had a few other things to keep me busy Some have even had me in a bit of … Continue reading

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MY ANNUAL MOMENT OF MISCHIEF


I know it’s not nice and I really shouldn’t make fun But over the years it’s become something I’ve always done. You see, when you live in Florida in the winter months You can’t help yourself, even if you’ve done … Continue reading

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WEATHERING SOUTH FLORIDA


Well well well, winter has subtly descended upon South Florida…at least for a day or so. Our nighttime temps fell into the 60’s.  I rev’d up the heater last night just to take the edge off the slight nip in … Continue reading

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We’re Trippin’


I have never written a travelogue before so you are in for a treat…or a tedious diatribe.  I guess you could say I am on vacation right now.  Of course, one could argue that since I am retired, I am … Continue reading

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WINTERS COMES TO FLORIDA


Here in South Florida, winter was just a tad bit late getting started this year.  Officially, it began exactly one month ago today, back on December 21st.   We don’t pay much attention to that date in this part of the … Continue reading

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IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR…TIME TO READY-UP!


Today has been particularly—as Winnie the Pooh would describe it— blustery!  And that has jarred me awake.  It’s that time again here in South Florida.  Time to tense up a little.  Time to get out the old checklist, even if it’s … Continue reading

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THANK YOU FISH FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!


I live about nine miles inland from the Fort Lauderdale coast of Florida.  This is one of the primo sport fishing areas in the world.  That’s one of my neighbors pictured above.  If you are into fishing, living here would … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL OF THE DUCKEST!


I have talked many times about the canal that runs outside the back of our house.  That’s it in the picture above.  It never ceases to amaze me seeing all the different kinds of animals that come crawling out of … Continue reading

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