Category Archives: Florida

Batten Down The Hatches

Hurricane Dorian is predicted to hit the Bahamas as a category 5 storm on Sunday. Houses on those low islands are required with be built to withstand 120mph winds. Dorian might top the record with 200 MPH cyclonic gusts. Donald Trump has tweeter that the hurricane with will catastrophic and headed to his Virginia Golf […]

THE GULF STREAM

The Gulf Stream’s warm and swift current runs swiftly from the Gulf of Mexico to the North Atlantic, where it splits at about 40°0′N 30°0′W to effect the North Sea and the ocean off Africa. According to Wikipedia the Gulf Stream is typically 100 kilometres (62 mi) wide and 800 metres (2,600 ft) to 1,200 […]

A Winter Poem

Last year my friend Alison in Palm Beach found this poem. Her trees were dying from the cold. ” WINTER ” by Abigail Elizabeth McIntyre Shit It’s Cold The End That was one of coldest weeks in American weather history. Even Florida had snow. Winters weren’t always that way and maybe next year will be […]

BURNT ORANGE HERESY by Charles Willieford

I could have taken State Road Seven straight away by picking it up west of West Palm Beach, but because the old two-lane highway was used primarily by truck traffic barreling for Miami’s back door, into Hialeah, I stayed on U.S. 1 all the way to Boynton Beach before searching for a through road to […]

THE EVERGLADES: RIVER OF GRASS by Marjory Stoneman Douglas

The Everglades: River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas was published the same year as the formal opening of Everglades National Park. Her writing began as a small article on the Miami River. “About an inch long,” she supposedly said of the piece. Her book The River of Grass covered the historical and natural aspects […]