Monthly Archives: December 2008

The Marx brothers understand modern Florida real estate

Groucho: Why, it’s the most exclusive residential district in Florida. *Nobody* lives there. –from “the Cocoanuts” Site visits

Oh the weather outside is delightful

I’m back in FL for the holidays, and to those in the far frozen north…nah nah nah nee boo boo. It’s 80 degrees, non-humid (by FL standards), and sunny. My family finally figured out the concept of not overdoing Christmas … Continue reading

Made it (finally) to the land of sunshine and t-shirts

When I woke up this morning (at 3 am – ugh), it was to a white-out blizzard. I couldn’t even see the street outside my window. I tried to walk to the Union to catch my bus to Chicago, but … Continue reading

Finally done!!!!

I took my last final (possibly EVER) today – wheee! Walking home tonight was a FL gal’s magical wonderland. We’re having the coolest snow right now. Not only does it sparkle like diamonds, but it’s actually falling in large snowflake … Continue reading

Save the seashells! Collect the whole set!

It’s a tough time for the animal kingdom. First, in China, where consumption of wildlife for food was declining after SARS, it’s going back up again. Then, Bush decided to screw both scientists AND wildlife by letting bureaucrats (not biologists) … Continue reading