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To celebrate the coming of hurricane season, here is another long piece. It was the hurricane season of 2004. Florida was hit by four hurricanes that year.  4,045 more words


Florida: DeSoto County

DeSoto County (pop. 34,862) is east of Sarasota County. It was named for Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto – as was Hernando County, farther north in Florida. 143 more words


Florida: Hardee County

Hardee County (pop. 27,731) is west of Highlands County. It’s the only Hardee County in the U.S.

The county was named for Cary A. Hardee (1876-1957), governor of Florida from 1921 to 1925. 135 more words


Our meanest season: Remembering Florida's hurricanes of 2004

It’s been 11 years since Palm Beach County was pummeled by a devastating hurricane season. On the 10th anniversary of the storms, we caught up with some of the people we profiled in our coverage of the storms and talked with them about those horrific nights — and what they’ve done since. 56 more words

Things To Do

And now for the Handy Hurricane Planning Check List

Honorable Shamans, welcome back.  While Tropical Storm Danny is wandering around the Atlantic Ocean, let’s review the Hurricane Planing Checklist.    Let’s assume your town is in the 5 day cone of probability and you now  have 5 days to take appropriate action.  2,461 more words

Hurricane Season

Book Review - Stealing Time by K J Waters

At the beginning of June, I featured K J Waters on here when she was celebrating the launch of her debut novel. If you missed the exclusive excerpt on… 605 more words