Open Mic night at George & Wendy’s was amazing last night. One of Chuck Berry’s longtime bandmates wowed the room, along with other greats. Standing-room only, as always!
Funny how a nice cold beer makes the Lazy Flamingo porch seem more comfortable in the summer. Cold Caesar salad helps, too.
Saw that amazing seashell car running around the islands. How long must THAT have taken to cover a Beetle in shells? No words.
Have decided to lobby for more craft and foreign beers on the islands.
Spied the pics of VP Pence up at the Timbers today. Matt’s collection of VIP diners just keeps growing!
Francis Bailey would really like what’s been done with his old mid-island homestead. Amazing trails!
Sneaked away for a city weekend in St. Pete. So much to do up there, and it’s so close. ...
Almost mango season!!!!!
Had a hilarious dream about Rotunda and some UFOs. Or was it a dream? Ha!
Boated up to North Cap to see Z&A. One beer turned into three. Good thing I left early.
Rumor mill is swirling about a reality TV star on Captiva, but it seems odd he would be here in summer. ...
Wish I had made it out to Denver for the Darryl Pottorf exhibit—but did get to preview the related print materials and a review, thanks to a savvy friend.
Found some great coconut recipes. Now, how do I get the darned things open?
Tonight is Key lime chicken night: marinade of stone ground mustard, Key lime juice and mangrove honey. Mmmmmmm.
WGCU is running a cool series this month― perfect for air-conditioned nighttime retreats.
I swear Italians must not sweat. Friends G&R just love love love August. What’s up with that?
School starts soon. I’m actually going to miss hearing all the bicycle “ding-a-lings” on the bike path, seeing all the happy kids.
Heard two tourists in a fierce debate about the best Key lime pie. Ha ha!
Played early morning tennis with M&S and a visitor from Belgium. Lots of fun.
I heard Sanibel is going to be featured on the cover of a national magazine about the coast. Good call!