Category Archives: The Sunshine State

Where it’s too hot to think straight…

Atheism and Life of Pi

I finally watched¬†Life of Pi¬†last night. It was a very moving film–very hard to get out of my mind. And so I sit here at five a.m. blogging. Before watching it, I’d heard quite a bit about it, as regards … Continue reading

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Trump supporters…you are dead to me

First, let me tell you a little story–a true story–the relevance of which will be lost on you until much later. Those are the best kinds of stories, if you ask me. Picture by IoSonoUnaFotoCamera via Flickr In his confession, … Continue reading

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Oops, I read it again! GWTW in 2020…

Gone With the Wind, the Confederacy, and why we are in the mess we’re in now… Well, I did it again. I read Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. This was my 21st reading of this book. You might … Continue reading

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The flavor we’ve been indoctrinated into believing is pumpkin…

Canned “pumpkin” or fresh? Which one really makes the best pie? If you haven’t heard, prepare to be shocked. Shocked! Canned pumpkin is not (NOT!) pumpkin. Yes, it says pumpkin on the label. It even says, “100% Pure Pumpkin.” And … Continue reading

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Stuffing ourselves around the world at the Epcot Food (& Wine) Festival…

We spent a beautiful Wednesday at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival and ate ourselves silly! It wasn’t crowded at all, but that also meant there weren’t many drunk people staggering around. (Just kidding, there aren’t usually drunk people staggering … Continue reading

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What does “unscented” mean to you? A review…

I have a problem with a lot of smells. People who wear flowery perfumes are awful. And people who wear enough perfume to choke a passerby are horrid. Seriously…what are they thinking? Luckily, on most days that I go out, … Continue reading

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I don’t want to reunite with that…

Rusted metal on beach at Amelia Island, FL Apparently Titusville High School Class of ’79 had their reunion last weekend. I can’t pretend I didn’t know it would happen as I’d blogged about its beginnings last year in my post 1979, in … Continue reading

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Hello Blog: Country Music

Pine Cones in White Viera Wetlands, FL Hello blog. For those of you not, like, super into country music, you might not get the reference there.* This week, I’m getting back into my habit of evening reading after spending my … Continue reading

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An infestation of humans…

If you have no idea what The Sunshine State blog is about…well, you’re right.  (Nonetheless, she persists.) Vladimir Pustovit via Flickr I saw this picture in my Facebook feed a day or so ago: I’d just posted a photo to … Continue reading

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No country for white, Christian men (and the women who make excuses for them)

We’re on fire right now. Proceed at your own risk… The other day on Facebook I rather succinctly explained how much I despise Florida. There were a lot of F-bombs thrown. The only thing good about Florida, I said, is … Continue reading

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