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Remember my visit to Chipley in May, 2014, to see Emmett’s boyhood home?

There’s improvements going on!

A member of the Myers family shared with me that they are having some work done on that lovely home. 94 more words


Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse - Jupiter, FL

I never gave lighthouses a second thought until I moved to Florida, but now I can’t escape the thrill of a fresnel lens.

Florida has a bunch of lighthouses, a handful of which you can climb. 288 more words


Florida Is The Home To Some Unexpected Museums

When people think of Florida attractions, they think of amusement parks, alligator farms, aquariums, and the local history and art museums.   Yet Florida has dozens of lesser known museums, some of them quite unexpected. 369 more words

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Four days to Florida - Part 3

Cobblestone and brick paths create an inviting atmosphere for St. Augustine visitors.

Southwest Florida is, in general, a very new place. Much of the construction has occurred over the past 20 years. 335 more words


Flashback Friday: Ivy League elite theories lead to Florida lynchings.

The Ivy League which is today diverse, multicultural experience was once upon a time the bastion of white, protestant elite and racist thought. The so-called Dunning School of history which grew out of Colombia University in the early 1900’s. 468 more words

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Finished Project?

I finished my book, well a draft of it at least. I was able to print off a copy of it so that the docents could read through it and provide feedback. 479 more words

DeBary Hall Historic Site

The Best Florida Literary Landmarks To Visit

Visiting the homes of famous people can give you an insight into what inspired their creativity and success.   This is certainly true about Florida-based writers. 333 more words

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