Category Archives: Old Florida

Social Security in Crisis

The President told a small group gathered in Ohio that, “Social Security is not in crisis.”  This does not seem to be the consensus of many in the Sunshine State.  As the cost to live increases, many Floridians have to … Continue reading

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More on the Mortgage Meltdown

Out West, a college professor wrote a paper last year pondering the question of why people just didn’t walk away from their upside down mortgages.  In his opinion, they should.  He put forward the premise the majority refused to do … Continue reading

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After the “H-Word”

As stated in the previous post, most Floridians fear not the hurricane, but rather, the time after the hurricane.  The worst thing about hurricanes is the time following passage; particularly when community services are lost, especially electricity. Before the hurricane … Continue reading

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The “H-word”

As mentioned in the previous post, Floridians never worry about the weather, unless someone utters the “H-word.”  What is the H-word?  It is a single word capable of striking fear into the heart of everyone living on this spit of … Continue reading

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Floridians

A real Floridian never worries about the weather, unless some newscaster has uttered the “H-word.” If it is raining, the Floridian merely waits 20 or 30 minutes for the weather to change. In those few minutes, the rain will stop … Continue reading

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The Beach

Florida is, of course, all about the beaches. There really is nothing more wonderful than part of the day spent in the salt air along the water with waves washing over your feet. The majority of the nation’s people live … Continue reading

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Mortgage Meltdown

Florida has had her share of real estate problems. Many problems surfaced back after the war.  Not The Big War, it was the one before – The War to End All Wars. After that war and during the good times … Continue reading

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