Monthly Archives: July 2013

But Please Don’t Tread on Dearest Marilyn…….

In fact we had a glorious few days in Key West, where the air was as sticky and hot as dragon snot (thanks again, Jules).  Just the way we like it.  I return home the tint of a Globetrotter, and … Continue reading

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Celebrate

Two o’clock in the afternoon before I find out today is National Tequila Day.  Had I known that earlier, I wouldn’t have skipped breakfast. Too late for Tijuana.  Let’s go to Key West instead.

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See No Evil

Stevie Wonder has drawn a line in the sand. “I decided today that until the Stand Your Ground law is abolished in Florida I will never perform there again,” Mr. Wonder said during a concert in Quebec City. “Wherever I … Continue reading

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No Day at the Beach

Three beachgoers were injured when a waterspout came ashore in Pompano Beach on Friday, causing havoc as nearly 400 lifeguards were in the middle of a competition nearby. It happened at about 3:45 p.m. just south of the Pompano Pier. … Continue reading

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Safe At Home

I’ve got the newspaper before me, still shaking my head in disbelief over the remarks from Juror B37 (or B52 or B9 or B-Still-My-Beating-Heart) about how Trayvon played a big role in his own shooting because he should have walked … Continue reading

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Nailed

So, this happened. I’m barefoot all the time.  It’s one reason I moved to this climate — it’s warm enough to go without shoes 12 months of the year.  Sure there’s exceptions.  Sometimes the stone floor is cold.  Sometimes I … Continue reading

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Clash and Burn — Whoops! There We Go Again

Not even a week after the Chicago Sun-Times apologized for its “Fright 214” headline…. A San Francisco Bay Area TV station has apologized after reporting bogus names of the four pilots aboard Asiana Airlines flight 214 that were a play … Continue reading

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