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Model Train Exhibit

My brother has exhibited model trains ever since I can remember. So when he came to visit and we noticed a Transportation Exhibit at the… 274 more words

Florida Musings

Flashback Friday: I-10 and Tallahassee - a long road to today

Folks from the peninsula or west Florida who travel I-10 to get to/from Tallahassee may not be aware of the complicated history of building the Interstate through Leon County and how the city was the last major one in Florida (except Fort Myers) to be linked to the Interstate system despite being the state capital and home to many of the state’s best and brightest. 692 more words

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Small Town Weekend Trips: Dade City

I spent last weekend on a little trip from my home in Tampa to do some antique shopping in Dade City and eat at the famous Lunch at Limoges luncheon at the 1908 Williams Department store.  718 more words

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On to the Second Draft

The review of the first draft is finished.

It’s a five-chapter mess, not counting the bibliography and notes section.

It is a relief to have gotten through a complete first draft. 527 more words


Modeste's License

The excellent Jacki Wilson, archivist at the University of West Florida Historic Trust, sent the following:

If you are just now joining the Emmett Wilson Program, Modeste was Emmett’s pharmacist while he lived in Pensacola. 295 more words

Interesting & Odd

Flashback Friday: The first US National Wildlife Refuge

We mark the return of Flashback Friday by celebrating the anniversary of the oldest National Wildlife Refugee – Pelican Island which is just outside Sebastian. As we discussed last week… 175 more words

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What we are reading: South Florida demolition through the years

As someone who grew up in southeast Florida, this slideshow from the South Florida Sun Sentinel was an incredible trip down memory lane.

Florida History