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Flashback Friday: 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane

This week marks a sad anniversary, the 86th of the the worst natural disaster in the history of Florida. In 1928, southern Florida was still recovering from the 1926… 386 more words

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Someone's having a birthday...

Yes, it is our fella’s 132nd birthday today.

In honor of Emmett’s birthday, here is a birthday serenade (that he might have actually heard):

…and a silly card: 23 more words


Proof of Existence

How many of us take for granted our birth certificate?

Think about this. How many people do you know who can say that they do not have a birth certificate? 582 more words

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If Only...

If only Emmett had become a cult hero, he’d have a shirt like this too!

Although he didn’t have a t-shirt, he did have a club. 144 more words

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Monday Musings: 9/11 Memories, Crist Field and Turnout operation, Who is Leslie Wimes, Orange County, Joe Negron and Home Rule Hypocrisy

On 9/11/01 I was a student at New College of Florida. As you may remember, President George Bush was in Sarasota (where New College is located) and of course the whole campus has organized protests for that morning. 945 more words

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Pigeon Key Is A Unique Florida Keys Vacation

Three million visitors vacation in the Florida Keys each year, most of them looking for a secluded island with a private beach and unique experiences.  Most of them drive right past or even bike right over Pigeon Key. 162 more words

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