My wife and I live in the most amazing place. It's a mix of big city and beach living. It's a place where there are skyscrapers, public art and huge bridges, you can go out a get some of the best food you can imagine but you still occasionally have to stop your car to let wildlife pass. This place is Sarasota Florida,…Continue
A guy at Bill Jackson's Shop for Adventure in Clearwater Florida told me about this little island called cabbage key, the island is located about 10 miles off the coast of pine island outside Ft Myers FL and has a historic inn and restaurant on it. Cabbage Key is accessible only by boat, and has been a refuge to artists and writers since its founding in 19whatever. The kicker is that the key had once been a haunt of the infamous margarita wielding pirate jimmy buffet and the rumor…Continue
My wife is a wonderful, beautiful woman who grew up in an aristocratic southern family in North Carolina. I met her in Raleigh after I got out of the service. her family likes to drink martinis while watching the help mow the yard. My family on the other hand is a salt of the earth bunch; We came over on the mayflower and have lived on the same land for hundreds of year. We are known in our community as fishermen, farmers, Hunters and just all-around resourceful and hearty folk. One year…Continue
Being a 9th generation Florida local, I think of Georgia as a separate country, a backwards place where all the billboards are either about Jesus, abortion or homophobia. There are a lot of big pickup trucks and they always seem too close to your rear bumper for comfort. Let's not forget about the clay, it's so strange it feels like you’re on another planet, not just another state.
Recently though while traveling to Macon on business, I got a chance to see what life…