2019-01-18 E-Edition

A New Year at the Parks

Theme Park Wrap-Up

With 2019 upon us, let’s dive into all the recent happenings and announcements in Florida’s theme parks. Walt Disney World As construction ramps up on the previously-announced Tron roller coaster coming to Tomorrowland in Magic Kingdom, three temporary closures have taken effect in the park. The Walt Disney World Railroad, the walking path in Storybook Circus, and the Tomorrowland Speedway […]

The Peninsula at Treviso Bay Opens Domenica Model

The Peninsula at Treviso Bay has announced the opening of the move-in ready 6,409 total square foot Domenica model. The Peninsula’s Domenica is a designer upgraded and fully furnished model for sale in the luxurious neighborhood.  This two story coastal contemporary oasis features four bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, a study, club room, and three-car garage. Downstairs the spacious, […]

Meet Darwina

Meet Your Area Dolphins

This adult female is easily identified by the unique markings on her dorsal fin. Congratulations are in order as this lady just gave birth a few months ago to her fifth known calf. This one is named Ginger. In the past she has born Bouncer, Gumbo, Omni and Rose. You can usually find Darwina and Ginger in the Marco River and […]

‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ by George Saunders

Book Remarks

“Oh, the pathos of it! – haggard, drawn into fixed lines of unutterable sadness, with a look of loneliness, as of a soul whose depth of sorrow and bitterness no human sympathy could ever reach. The impression I carried away was that I had seen, not so much the President of the United States, as the saddest man in the […]

Ask the Life Coach

Dear Coach, I sent each of my three grandsons $150 and never received a thank you or even a wish for a Merry Christmas. I’m wondering what to do about this dilemma. Signed, Gratitude Missing Grandma Dear Grandma, I frequently hear a version of your story from others. An attitude of gratitude must be taught. Somewhere, someone dropped the ball. […]

Recession or Sustainable Recovery?

Ask the CFP

“It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own.” ~ Harry S. Truman Question:  Do you think we’ll have a recession in 2019? Answer: Based on Harry S. Truman’s quote, the answer would be that it’s not very like that we’ll have a recession based on labor markets and employment rates. In […]

Back to Basics?

All That Glitters

I’m currently kicking back in a simple basic and rudimentary way. I found a rustic log cabin in the middle of nowhere, somewhere on the famous Suwannee River in Northwest Florida. Brought my wife, my two dogs, Zoe and Toby, and even invited my kids and their spouses including the grandkids, the whole fan-dam-ly… To my surprise everyone came to […]

Greystone Manor to be Auctioned

Greystone Manor is locally known as “the house that Bob Turley built.” Bob Turley was a former Major League Baseball pitcher known as “Bullet Bob.” He played for the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees. In addition to starting the team’s first game of the Orioles’ maiden season in 1954 and later leading the Yankees to the 1958 World Series […]

Goal Setting: Short Term Goals

Coach Wayne’s Corner

Ok, so the new year is here and you have probably already not kept up with that unachievable New Year’s resolution which you challenged yourself with, so yes, I will have to use the L word, LOSER! However, if you are a regular follower of my column,  and after being called a loser, you are still reading my column, then […]