Back in Florida and Not So Thrilled

I prepared myself for months for the big move back to Florida. I knew it was not going to be easy adjusting to living in this state again. All the reasons I left are still present, and are now even worse problems.  Mostly it’s the tremendous growth. I’ve only been gone eleven years, but I…

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 60,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 22 sold-out performances for that many…

My amazing St Croix Fishing Rod

Originally posted on CartersFLcharters:
I absolutely love my St Croix (Mojo Inshore) Fishing Rod! It is a 7′ rod with a medium heavy stiffness and a fast action. The medium heavy weight is for decent size fish. You never know how big of a fish you will catch in the Intra Coastal here in Florida.…

The Fun of Blogging, Correcting Old Mistakes and Links

When I began this blog, many years ago, I was not much of a writer. (And still, I am not!)  The fun of blogging was new to me, and boy did I have a lot to learn. My first blog was created at Google blogger, but I found that platform difficult to learn. Once I…

Collecting and Buying Real Sea Glass

Collecting your own sea glass assures you it’s real, but buying on line may give you pause. Is that necklace (with the hefty price tag) made of the real thing? I may have come across sea glass during my treks to the ocean, but I never paid much attention to it. The kids and I…