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Bayfront Marin House
St. Augustine, Florida

Happy Birthday to the Oldest City

Today marks the third day of festivities for St. Augustine, Florida’s 445th birthday celebration. (Note: if you haven’t made your reservations yet for the big bash in 2015, you might want to book a room at St. Augustine was officially declared a city on September 8, 1565 by Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles. That makes it … Read More

You’re Feeling Sleepy, Sleepy…

That’s what one hour less sleep will do to you. My husband has long declared that, if he were to run for office (insert here the incredulous sound of your choice…such as HA, or TSK), he would run on a platform of having the sun go down at 9:15 every night. His theory is that … Read More

Turn the Lights Out When You Leave

Last night, the lights went out on the ten-week long Nights of Lights in St. Augustine. If you missed it this year, make your reservations for 2010-2011. It’s a pretty magical place…enlightening, as the poets and the artists say! Thank goodness for that warm Florida weather, and the beautiful buildings that still shine day or night, … Read More

Here Kitty, Kitty: Cat Got Your…Foot?

There’s a new survey out about cats and dogs and the people who like them (or don’t like them). Here’s the gist: 74% of people like dogs a lot, while just under half of the people feel the same way about cats. As if cat people would fill out some stupid survey. I like both … Read More

Loving the Craziness: Villa Zorayda

When people used to ask me what my house looked like on the inside, I used to say “early crazy.” Because the people we bought the house from were a little…eccentric. A few details: our living room had one paneled wall, one stucco’d wall, and fake beams on the ceiling. There was white Z-brick in the … Read More