Waiting for Florence

What’s it like to wait for a hurricane?  It’s like being a sitting duck.  You’d think that after spending half my life in Florida that it would get easier.  In a certain respect, it is.  We Floridians take hurricanes seriously.  This is what you do while you’re waiting for Florence.   You’ll have maybe five days to…

Living the Good Life

As summer is nearing its end up here in North Carolina, I’m struck by how easy-going the people are.  Wonderful, lovely folks.  They don’t stress driving 2-3 hours to go to the beach.  Having lived in South Florida for over 30 years, that would be unthinkable for me. It’s easy to go from downtown to the farmland…