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Retired and Loving It – Florida Style

Everyone knows that Florida is synonymous with retirees and is frequently ranked as the #1 state to retire to. Favorable tax rates and climate induce thousands of retirees to relocate to Florida each year. They tend to flock to a … Continue reading

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Boca Grande, Florida

We recently stayed at the Gasparilla Inn in Boca Grande, Florida for their Food and Wine Weekend.  While I wrote about that experience extensively, there is much to share about this island, beyond the food and wine festival. It is … Continue reading

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Florida’s Gold Coast

Next in our series of how Florida’s Coasts got their names, is the Gold Coast. You might notice a bit of overlapping on the map, but for the most part, the Gold Coast consists of Miami/Dade and Broward Counties. There was … Continue reading

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Florida – The Space Coast

Titusville, Florida is home to the Kennedy Space Center. Every manned space mission since the very first one in May of 1961 was launched from this sight. It is best known for its Apollo and Shuttle missions, and it serves as … Continue reading

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Florida – The First Coast

Our mission this summer is to re-discover Florida and learn how it got its coastal names. Florida has ten distinctive coasts which have names that reflect their individual histories and personalities. In this post, we will talk about where it … Continue reading

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