Day In The Life of a Bonita Springs Real Estate Agent

Jan. 11, 2011

Girl Scout Cookies in Bonita Springs, Florida

Girl Scouts

Get Your Cookies Before It’s Too Late

So, I saw someone mention buying their Girl Scout Cookies online and thought that I should get some. After a shout out on Facebook a fellow real estate agent I know said, “My daughter is a girl scout, what would you like to ...

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Dec. 15, 2010

Fossils on Florida Front Porches

phone book

Phone Books Cluttering Up a Home Near You

Ever hear that old wives tale; if you touch a frog, you’ll get warts? What do you have to touch to get a half dozen unsolicited phone books dumped on at your front door every year.

You may not know this but ...

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Nov. 24, 2010

Don’t Drop the Spirit Drumstick - Thanksgiving in SWFL

Thankgiving Dinner at Moms

Happy Thanksgiving Southwest Florida

A few weeks ago my daughter came to me with the realization that we needed to formulate a plan for Thanksgiving dinner. My mother had organized and cooked Thanksgiving the last few years. She passed away at the end of February and it hadn’t occurred to ...

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March 28, 2010

Spring Flowers in Bonita Springs, Florida

Passiflora Passion Fruit

Capturing The Opening Blossom

There’s a light on my mailbox post that has been burned out for some time.  Since I live in a home owner association all of the mailboxes are the same and a local resident maintains the light situation if one burns out.  Well, there’s ...

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March 13, 2010

My Absence from Life In Bonita Springs

Donna Thomas Fashing Filbert

Overheard: Dang, Grandma Was HOT!

First of all, I know I’ve been away for a while. I’ve never, in years of blogging, not written for this long.  Not this long for my blog and not this much time off from the paper.  My plate has been full and ...

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March 3, 2010

All Beaches Are Not Created Equal

Not Bonita Beach Florida

Not Bonita Beach, Florida

It’s exactly this type of beach that drives people to Southwest Florida to find beaches that are warm, blue and not covered in ice.  I drove past this sign and thought, beach?  Brrr.  Count me out!  I can’t wait to get back ...

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Feb. 8, 2010

Bonita Springs Back Yards

Florida Bobcat

Bobcat in Bonita Springs Looking for LBD!

This little rascal is one of a few that live in a preserve near my home in Bonita Springs, Florida.  This was in the middle of the day which is unusual.  They’re usually spotted when the sun is going down.  ...

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Nov. 28, 2009

Appreciating Home … Wherever That Is

Middle Child Syndrome

Where Ever You Go There You Are

When people move to Florida from a northern state, some have a difficult time making the adjustment. It is an adjustment to a new atmosphere, new climate, new elevation, new humidity.  While we do have seasons in Southwest Florida, they’re just not ...

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Nov. 25, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving - Enjoy What is Truly Important

wish bone

And Don’t Forget to Make a Wish

This may be one of the most trying years some folks will have to find something to be thankful for. So much has drastically changed for so many in such a short time. If someone would have told you ten years ago what ...

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Nov. 22, 2009

Coming Soon: The Swamp Buggy Chronicles

East Bonita Swamp Buggy Trail