Posts Categorized: Florida

No wind beneath my wings

Man. Totally out of shape.

And by shape, I don’t mean “shape” (that’s a topic for another post), I mean “playing shape”. Stamina. Wind. Lung capacity.

I haven’t played tennis since my “boys” went so far south I almost spent … Read the rest

Echoes in the sand

Longtime readers of my blog or bio know that I wrote the majority of my books in a chair on the beach in South Florida (specifically, my current city, Boca Raton). Heck, even my Facebook page shows me as “Writer … Read the rest

Under pressure

Following yesterday’s chat about the high costs of home repair, we now jaunt off to that other favorite confection of modern homes – the HOA, or Homeowner’s Association.

Once again, I won’t take this time to bemoan the dunderhead things … Read the rest

Blinded me with science

Sunday was nieceling day.

A previously rescheduled visit to Miami’s newly reborn Museum of Science ended up occurring on elder nieceling’s birthday.

The original trip was an idea by younger nieceling, who asked me if I was interested and also … Read the rest

The nose knows

Conflate –  to combine (things, such as two readings of a text) into a composite whole.

As in, I’m about to conflate several post references to a conclusion and an inanity.

To start off, several posts ago I mentioned my … Read the rest

It’s coming from…inside the house!

A typical call between my Dad and I often starts off like this:

“Good Afternoon! Getting much rain today?”

“Hi Dad! Tons! How about you?”

“Not a drop.”

Florida’s nickname is the Sunshine State, but don’t let that fool you, … Read the rest

Red skies at night

Apologies to all you Fixx and 80’s music fans, but this is about the original “red skies at night”, as in the old sailor’s adage:

Red skies at night, Sailor’s delight

Red skies at morning, Sailors take warning

On the … Read the rest