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The Snowbirds Have Landed In Florida

It’s a bird!  It’s a plane!  It’s a……snowbird!  And just like that, our Northern friends are back among us.  History and wisdom tell us this will happen, and we’re glad to see neighbors and golf buddies back in our neck of the woods. Some years it feels like they return in trickles.

Fields of Gold At Hunsader Farms

There is nothing that cries out summer’s arrival in the north than the appearance of glorious sunflowers.  As if the sun needed little reminders of its beauty and warmth, it created little mini-Me’s dotting the scenery and providing reminders to all to just smile.  At least, that is what sunflowers have always done for me.  […]

Why Venice, Florida is the Ultimate Snowbird Destination

As winter descends upon much of the United States, the allure of sunny skies, warm temperatures, and pristine beaches beckons snowbirds to seek refuge in the perfect destination. Among the myriad choices, Venice, Florida, emerges as an undisputed gem, capturing the hearts of winter migrants with its unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and […]

Is Florida Becoming the Country’s Largest Parking Lot?

Remember the day when you could drive from Sarasota to Bradenton in about 15 minutes.  Or, how about the short drive from Venice, FL to North Port, FL under 20 minutes.  For that matter every destination by car in the state of Florida has become a challenge. The simple explanation is too many cars, too […]

Microforest Created by Students, Veterans, and Civic Organizations Ready for Planting at Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club

Throughout the summer, twenty student volunteers from the Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab Student Community Innovation Project (SCIP) partnered with Sarasota Urban ReForesters (SURF) and Florida Veterans for Common Sense Fund to design, implement, and promote a microforest that is made up of 1,100 trees. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the location of the planting has […]

September Lull Here on Suncoast – Don’t forget our Local Small Businesses

Labor Day is in the rearview mirror; kids are navigating the complexities of school after 2020 took them nearly all virtual, and there is a lull here on the Suncoast. September shepherds in the days before the holiday season and snowbirds from other states making the migration to our communities for the winter. This lull […]

Christmas in Florida Can Be Mild To Wild.

A lot of people leave the cold north weather and come to the Sunshine State to enjoy the warm weather and the beaches. However, that does not mean they want to forego the Christmas spirit and there are places here ready to provide it for tourists and Floridians alike.   One of the most famous […]

It Turned Out to be the Best Summer Ever!

July 5th, 2020 was a game-changer for me.  I call it a Covid19 related circumstance that blindsided me!  Well, it was a situation that I had to re-group fast and figure out “stuff!” Little did I realize that these inconveniences would soon lead to my best summer ever. Pandemic Travel Adjustments After 3 weeks of […]

Upgrade Your Business Website – It’s the Perfect Time

It’s hard to believe that the “season” on the Florida Suncoast is just around the corner!  Before you know it all of the Snowbirds will be back in town and they will be looking to spend money!  The first place they will want to go to is your website! Speaking of your website, when was […]

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