Month: October 2009

Florida Fun Solo with Others

Ghost Walking Tour in Punta Gorda, Florida

Note: This company is no longer offering ghost walking tours in Punta Gorda, Fla.   We’re having unseasonably warm temperatures here in Southwest Florida, in fact, Punta Gorda, Fla., had the nation’s high on Thursday (I think it was 92 degrees). Getting into the Halloween spirit while melting is a little difficult but nothing says Read More »

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Florida Fun Solo Travel

Solo on Sanibel Island – Day 2

No sleeping in for me and I don’t count 7:30 as sleeping in. Decided it was time for me to hit the beach and do what other tourists do, the Sanibel Stoop, the act of stooping over the beach hunting for seashells. I live in Florida and collecting shells is so…touristy…but this was my vacation Read More »

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Solo with Others

Bull’s-Eye!

Haven’t held a bow since high school (20+ years) and had the chance earlier this month during the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association Annual Conference which met here in my backyard of Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands. One daywas specifically designated for shooting and as an added bonus, Steven Robbins, Program Coordinator for Florida’s National Read More »

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Solo with Others

Solo on Sanibel Island – Day 1

“Head to Jerry’s and in aisle six you’ll find the repellent.” The front desk clerk of the Holiday Inn Beach Resort, Sanibel Island, Fla., did precede this with, “Welcome” but followed the salutation with, “You’re from Florida, you know about no-see-ums.” Um, yes, I live in Florida but didn’t think I needed to worry about Read More »

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About Me

President Bill Clinton, Derby & National Parks

Think I’ll be able to stretch my wings after this weekend when the workload releases me physically and mentally. Perhaps I’ll be able to take this blog in the direction I’ve intended. Maybe I’ll return to roller derby practice. We’ll see.

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