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Boca Grande: Florida’s Most Laid Back Retreat For The Rich

Once I ordered an ice cream at the converted railroad depot at Boca Grande and behind me an elderly woman with white hair and huge sunglasses remarked, “That looks good.  I’m going to get one.” It was only as I watched … Continue reading

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My Favorite Laid Back Florida Islands

There are 4,510 islands over ten acres in the State of Florida.  Some of them are famous for their social life (Miami Beach, Daytona). Others for best for adults (Key West), for collegians (Penama City Beach) or for families (Clearwater … Continue reading

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The Dickman Family of Ruskin

I just recently refinanced two houses in Tampa and I noticed that the real estate growth in Florida, particularly in upscale properties, is still going strong.  Downsizing is also on the rise and I noticed several estates up for sale … Continue reading

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