Posts Tagged: everglades

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, we get plenty of rain. Well, historically we do, though we have been in a… Read more »

The fog! The Fog!

<Those of you familiar with Fantasy Island should imagine Tattoo calling out the above to Mr. Roarke> My love of life here in South Florida is without compare. It’s embedded in many of the posts on this blog. I’ll not repeat the litany of reasons once more. There is, though, a certain lack this time… Read more »

There’s something fishy about my family!

If you’ve seen my facebook status updates for today, you know I was out fishing with my Dad and oldest niece.  It was a gorgeous Florida spring day and we had a great time.  My niece just missed out on pulling down the $90 fish pool (we should have demanded a re-weighing). Fish adventures have always… Read more »

Barracuda shoulda woulda

“Fish Week” is drawing to a close, but I couldn’t allow the entire week to pass without telling the tales of the battles between man and fish…where the fish wins.  Two of our stories revolve around the titular hunter of the not-so-deep, the speedy and sleek barracuda. You are my sunshine It was on one… Read more »

Disaster at sea

You don’t grow up in Florida and not spend a good amount of time in a boat. Okay, I guess you could grow up and not do that, but you would miss a big part of the fun of living on a peninsula. I have had many adventures on the water and a fair share… Read more »