Our time on Little Gasparilla came to an end on a beautiful warm sunny day. Before we took the water taxi back to the mainland, we spent the morning exploring the beach some more. This time though, we ventured onto the State Park area of the beach that separates each end of the island from … Continue reading The finale: Florida Part III
After seeing the most amazing sunset the night before, we woke up early to see the sunrise on the east side of the Little Gasparilla Island, which is on the bay side where all of the docks are. The sunrise was at 7:19 and we got there a little early to see all of the … Continue reading Travelling to Florida: Island Life
This is my 3rd annual trip to Florida. This years plan: fly into Tampa, drive two hours to Little Gasparilla Island to visit friends for a few days, then head 2hrs to fly out of Fort Myers. Time frame: One week. Goals: See and experience as much of Florida as we possibly can! The first … Continue reading Florida
We woke up early in the morning and left Sarasota for Placida, to take the water taxi to Little Gasparilla where our friends are for the month. Little Gasparilla is an island with no commercial businesses, bridge and hardly any residents. We stopped on the way to get enough food, water, and drinks for 3 … Continue reading Florida Part Dos
I have been making this almost every day for a month now. It's just as easy as any instant oatmeal packet, wayyy more filling and it tastes better. Plus it has about a million times more nutrients, which is perfect for starting the day. Ingredients: 1 packet of plain instant oatmeal 2 tablespoons of cinnamon … Continue reading Reason to wake up in the morning
It is 2016. We have a new president and a countdown of 1000 years until the end of our species. What. Is. Life. I started to create this blog a few weeks ago due to my lingering sense that we are living in a post-apocalyptic world. I know that sounds crazy, but every day, as … Continue reading It is 2016.
Like him or not, he is real. He is setting out to do what he believes in. He gives authenticity and honesty to a system which is far from either of those things, and does so without portraying hatred or negativity. He understands the fundamental problems that exist within the infrastructure of our society, and … Continue reading Still feeling the bern.
The other day I was walking around downtown Boston and was amazed by the number of people who I came into contact with. The number of people that could have an opposing view than me. The number of people who were a different race than me. The number of people who had a different religion … Continue reading You are never the exception.
When I was in college I had an extremely liberal history professor who described how every purely democratic nation that has ever existed in the world has never lasted even as long as the U.S. has, due to the economic disparity that inevitably occurs when you allow and encourage the wealthy to become more and … Continue reading Understanding trumps all.