Musings, opinions, observations, questions, and random thoughts on island life, Fernandina Beach and more

Being on the Fast Track Not Always Best

Marina restaurant owner Patricia Toundas suffered a fate many saw coming for others…her car was whacked by a train as she left it parked on the tracks while she unloaded supplies for her eatery. Ms. Toundes is involved in a property dispute with the city of Fernandina Beach claiming the disputed space between her restaurant […]

Is Florida Going to the Birds?

Amelia Island has a lot in common with a number of other Florida communities when it comes to fowl places to live as towns from Coconut Grove to Longboat Key and Plant City to Cape Canaveral have grappled with how to deal with the noisy, nonnative, invasive peafowl while Key West is fighting a chicken […]