It’s Raining Iguanas in Florida

As the east coast of North America gets pelted with snow and wind, not everyone is dealing with the terrible conditions in the same way. In Florida, the Sunshine State, temperatures have been unusually cold. While people can pull on a sweater or jacket, then bitch about wasting good money on a vacation in aContinue reading “It’s Raining Iguanas in Florida”

Popcorn vs Bullet in Florida Movie Incident

I can’t help but wonder what the outcome of this sad situation would have been had Reeves not brought a gun to the movie. A face full of popcorn, even heavily buttered (or golden topped) and salty popcorn, never warrants a chest full of bullet. But that’s evidently what happened recently in a Florida movieContinue reading “Popcorn vs Bullet in Florida Movie Incident”

New York and Florida: Interesting juxtaposition of laws. Is there no happy medium?

I’m not a lawyer, much to the credit of the legal system, but I do find it fascinating how laws are written, interpreted and applied. This week I was watching an episode of After The First 48, a television program that follows-up cases that had been featured on The First 48 from the time ofContinue reading “New York and Florida: Interesting juxtaposition of laws. Is there no happy medium?”

Nyad and Trappe need PR help to deal deal with critics as they pursue their dreams

I have to admit that my first reaction when I hear of these things is that these people have way too much time on their hands. First we had swimmer Diana Nyad going from Cuba to Florida (without a shark cage). Cubans have been trying to do that for over fifty years and all they getContinue reading “Nyad and Trappe need PR help to deal deal with critics as they pursue their dreams”

Zimmerman’s Florida: Where a man armed with a gun can kill a teenager armed with a sidewalk

In a verdict that seems unfathomable, a jury in Florida has found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin. Not that he didn’t kill Martin, that was never the issue, but somehow the six-member jury bought the self-defense argument put forth by Zimmerman’s lawyers. But don’t blame the jury. They only didContinue reading “Zimmerman’s Florida: Where a man armed with a gun can kill a teenager armed with a sidewalk”