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Driftwood- Old South St Petersburg - 04/26/08 06:05 PM
Driftwood is part of OLD SOUTH ST PETERSBURG. It is unique, charming, funky and located directly on Tampa Bay. The streets in this community have large old oaks forming an umbrella over them. It is a wonderful area to take a walk at anytime of the day or early evening. I love to walk here whenever I visit my good friend, Natalie, who lives in this wonderful area of south St Petersburg. A couple of years ago I lived here with Natalie for a few months while I was in transition from one location to another. I got to know the area (2 comments)
Practice What You Preach - 04/25/08 11:03 AM
Here is another one of those e-mails that I get all the time. It is an excellent example of saying one thing and doing exactly the opposite, so I wanted to share. After reading it, think about it.....does the shoe fit? Do you preach one thing and then do something else??? We all need to be mindful of our actions. "A man was being tailgated by a stressed out woman on a busy boulevard. Suddenly, the light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light (3 comments)
Women Who Think Are Dangerous - (joke) - 04/24/08 01:56 PM
I received this in e-mail format today from a friend and thought it was cute enough to share here on AR: One morning the husband returns after several hours of fishing and decides to take a nap. Although not familiar with the lake, the wife decides to take the boat out. She motors out a short distance, anchors, and reads her book. Along comes a Game Warden in his boat. He pulls up alongside the woman and says, 'Good morning, Ma'am. What are you doing?' 'Reading a book,' she replies, (thinking, 'Isn't that obvious?') 'You're in a Restricted Fishing Area,' he informs (3 comments)
"Weed" verses "Bud" - 04/24/08 10:21 AM
"Weed" verses "Bud" - Here is one that shows once again that in this country MONEY TALKS! Seems there is a a little company in California that brews beer and has given their beer the name "Weed". Well, it is the town name, so what is the big deal? Their bottle caps read "Try Legal Weed" - we all know where this is going, but does anyone really think there is marijuana in the bottle? Give me a break! Well, the Feds have told the owner of the company to stop bottling! His argument is that Anheuser-Busch has "Bud" beer, which is (6 comments)
Wagner's Valkyrie Comes To Tarpon Springs - 04/24/08 09:38 AM
Wagner's Valkyrie comes to Tarpon Springs starting tomorrow, April 25th! Having seen Der Ring des Nibelungen in Bayreuth (Wagner's home in Germany), I highly recommend this! Tarpon Springs constantly goes above and beyond in offering a wonderful variety of theatrical performances at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center! This performance of The Valkyrie will be sung in English by the New Century Opera. Performances will take place on Friday, April 25th at 7pm and again on May 2 at 7pm. Afternoon performances will be at 2pm on April 27th and May 4th. If you need further information, you can contact the Tarpon Springs (1 comments)
Should Renters Contact The Lender???? - 04/24/08 09:01 AM
Should renters ever contact the lender? I was on the phone last night with a friend. We were discussing a situation that we know of. A renter that we both know is living in a home that is being foreclosed on. The owner stopped paying the bank about 6 months ago, as so many other owners have. The renter knows the place is being foreclosed on and has started looking for another rental to move to. My friend made an interesting comment last night. He said: "Barb, they should contact the lending bank (they received a copy of the paperwork concerning the (4 comments)
St Petersburg Clay Company - FREE Opening Reception - 04/24/08 08:09 AM
St Petersburg Clay Company will kick off the work of resident artist Vai Alandikar's new exhibition with a FREE opening reception this Friday from 7 to 9 pm. Alandikar's new show titled 'MANTRA' can be seen at the St Petersburg Clay Company located in the old Seaboard Train Station on 22nd Street South in St Petersburg. This is a wonderful chance to see the works of a fantastic local artist. His 'MANTRA' collection has pieces with Sanskrit characters on them! You will want to see his work and at the same time get to know the St Petersburg Clay Company! All (1 comments)
Lowry Park Zoo Earth Day Special Events - 04/18/08 12:20 PM
Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa will be having special events to celebrate EARTH DAY! There will be Tai Chi and Yoga demonstrations taking place and plenty of special events and activities for the children. It would not be a real Earth Day celebration without special eco-friendly products being presented! And there will be various groups performing throughout the day! Earth Day festivities will be from 11-4pm on Sunday at the Bandshell in Lowry Park. If you are in the area and wondering what to do, be sure to stop by and enjoy a day at the Zoo!!! If you are considering buying or (3 comments)
Earth Day Ideas - 04/18/08 10:37 AM
Earth Day ideas abound. One interesting site that I found was www.family.go.com which is a Disney web site that offers different ideas on how families can celebrate Earth Day and go green year round. Another interesting site is www.silksoymilk.com! The silk soy web site goes through your entire home, office and car with all kind of ideas on how to save energy and help our planet. Check both sites out! If you are considering buying or selling in the Clearwater, Safety Harbor area, give us a call. With years of experience in the area, we are here for all of your real (2 comments)
Pinellas County Extension Service Offers So Much!!! - 04/17/08 12:21 PM
Pinellas County Extension Service offers so much to county residents! Located on Ulmerton Road in Largo, this fantastic facility offers free classes on our local plant life. Want to learn how to grow an environmental friendly garden? Go to www.flbg.org and check out some of the classes that are offered! The extension office works in conjunction with the University of Florida and has a wealth of information available! Their web site is an endless site of links to all the information available! Go to http://pinellas.ifas.ufl.edu/ to investigate what the extension office is all about! This Saturday will be the last one for (5 comments)
Earth Day On Honeymoon Island - 04/17/08 11:22 AM
Earth Day 2008 will be celebrated on Honeymoon Island with guided walks, an art show, kids activities, music and eco-friendly vendors!!! Honeymoon Island State Park is always a wonderful place to enjoy Florida's nature and the beauty of the beaches and to celebrate Earth Day the park service is offering so much for the entire family!!! Festivities are taking place this weekend from 10-6:30 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday. If you have not been to Honeymoon Island yet, this is the perfect time to go!!! Support this wonderful Earth Day event!!! If you are interested in buying or selling in the Dunedin, (5 comments)
Sacred India, Sacred Tibet - St Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts - 04/17/08 10:47 AM
Sacred India, Sacred Tibet is on display at the St Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts on Beach Drive in St Petersburg now through May 4th. This wonderful display includes bronze religious art and fantastic thankas from the 11th century through the early 20th century! This is a wonderful opportunity to see some of the art that is being destroyed in Tibet! Don't miss this chance to view this display!!! If you are considering buying or selling in the St Petersburg or Clearwater area, give us a call. With years of experience in the area, we are here for all of your real (0 comments)
St Petersburg's Saturday Art Market - 04/17/08 10:40 AM
St Petersburg's Saturday Art Market takes place in downtown St Petersburg on 4th Street & 1st Avenue North each Saturday, rain or shine! This wonderful market features not only local artists, but dozens of vendors selling everything from clothing to produce! There is live music and a fun filled atmosphere! I have purchased clothing, jewelery, food, groceries, soaps and a list of other assorted items at this market through the years! It is really a wonderful event!!! You have to get some fresh bar-be-que while you are there too! It is the BEST! If you are considering buying or selling in St Petersburg, (0 comments)
Tarpon Springs Art Festival - 04/17/08 10:24 AM
Tarpon Springs Art Festival is taking place this weekend right at the Sponge Docks on Dodecanese Blvd. in beautiful Tarpon Springs! There will be artists displaying and selling their work as well as plenty of local ethnic GREEK food available! This is one of my personal favorites since I LOVE GREEK food!! Besides, I used to live in Tarpon Springs and I really love that feeling you get along the Sponge Docks, that you are in Greece, not here! Want to feel like you have left the country for the day? Take a day trip to Tarpon Springs! Festival hours are (0 comments)
Marine Quest 2008 - St Petersburg - 04/17/08 10:13 AM
Marine Quest 2008 is also taking place this weekend in St Petersburg! This is something that is wonderful for the children and really informative! If you want to learn more about Florida wildlife and fish, this is the place to be! There are hands-on events for the kids and prizes will be given out too! FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute will be holding Marine Quest 2008 on Saturday, the 19th from 10-4pm at 100 8th Ave SE in St Petersburg. Admission and parking are FREE! If you are looking for something educational to do, this would be a great option! If you (0 comments)
Caladesi Island - Off Honeymoon Island - 04/17/08 09:51 AM
Caladesi Island is located just off the coast of Honeymoon Island. As a matter of fact, there is a ferry that takes you to Caladesi Island and it leaves from Honeymoon Island State Park, which is connected to the mainland via the Dunedin Causeway. Ferries begin running at 8am and continue until Sunset. The price is $9. for adults and $5.50 for children ages 4-12. You can take a cooler with your lunch along with you and don't forget PLENTY of sunscreen for a wonderful day on this fantastic island in the Gulf of Mexico. There are showers and bathrooms out on the (0 comments)
Fun 'N Sun Festival - This Weekend!!! - 04/17/08 09:41 AM
You have to love living in Florida! There are so many festivals taking place all year! This weekend Clearwater starts the Fun 'N Sun Festival again! This festival has so much to offer and runs through the 27th of April!!! This weekend part of the festival will be the Snooth Jazz Fest in Coachman Park! The festivities begin at 5pm! Everybody seems to attend this one, so don't miss it if you want to experience some really great jazz!!! The Fun 'N Sun Festival includes a fishing contest, road races, sailing, softball games ...... it is really an all inclusive festival that goes (0 comments)
Would Love To List Your Home, BUT................... - 04/03/08 08:19 PM
We went out on a pre-listing presentation today. This sweet little old lady had asked us to come by and look at her home and tell her whether or not we thought we could list it. We drove up to her home in St Petersburg after cruising the neighborhood for a few minutes. There are several homes in her 55+ community on the market. The homes are small, perfect for the older couple that is downsizing. This lady had been in her home for 15 years. It had been paid for in cash, but had been mortgaged a couple of years ago................for (5 comments)
"Internal Server Error" - ??? - 04/01/08 06:33 PM
This afternoon as I was busy posting away and commenting on other people's posts I suddenly got the message "INTERNAL SERVER ERROR"! I tried everything to get back into ActiveRain - I refreshed the screen, closed the window and started all over again............I did everything but stand on my head..............to no avail! What happened ActiveRain Gods??? I am assuming that everyone else experienced it too. So what was it??? Glad we are back up and running! It gets lonely out there without ActiveRain!!! Gosh, I am addicted to this place! (1 comments)
Gotta Love Catholic Schools (JOKE) - 04/01/08 06:23 PM
Little Zachary was doing very badly in math. His parents had tried everything: tutors, mentors, flash cards, special learning centers. In short, everything they could think of to help his math. Finally, in a last ditch effort, they took Zachary down and enrolled him in the local Catholic school.After the first day, little Zachary came home with a very serious look on his face. He didn't even kiss his mother hello. Instead, he went straight to his room and started studying. Books and papers were spread out all over the room and little Zachary was hard at work. His mother was amazed. (0 comments)
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