A Splendid Evening in Historic Downtown Fort Myers – 10 Twenty Five Gastropub and The 86 Room Speakeasy

Our neighborhood in Fort Myers is off of a famous street called McGregor Boulevard. McGregor Boulevard runs along the delta of the Caloosahatchee River, which drains the northern edge of the Everglades into the Gulf of Mexico, and leads to historic downtown Fort Myers. Henry Ford and Thomas Edison built winter estates side-by-side on McGregor … Continue reading A Splendid Evening in Historic Downtown Fort Myers – 10 Twenty Five Gastropub and The 86 Room Speakeasy

A small Texas oil company wants to drill in Big Cypress National Preserve

A friend I made during our recent trip to Big Cypress National Preserve. Big Cypress National Preserve is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful places in the United States. It is also home to many threatened and endangered species - including the Florida Panther and West Indian Manatee - whose existence depends on park management … Continue reading A small Texas oil company wants to drill in Big Cypress National Preserve

Veal brains and the used bookstore of my dreams in Jacksonville

Our family had a most interesting day today. This was completely unintentional, as I had planned to spend the day painting our kitchen and breakfast nook. We woke up and hurried to get ready for our local library's book sale. I had heard wonderful things about all of the books they have available each year, … Continue reading Veal brains and the used bookstore of my dreams in Jacksonville