Author unknown: ‘Twas the night before Irma…

“Twas the night before Irma and all through the house Everyone was nervous, except for my spouse. The shutters were hung ‘round the house all with care, In hopes in the morning it still would be there. … Click here to read more

Dave Barry’s hurricane prep: ‘With Irma knocking at our door, we’re NOT FREAKING OUT AT ALL!’

“Here’s how I know a hurricane is coming: We have lentils. We NEVER eat lentils…one of the things we Floridians do in this mode is go to Publix and get in long lines to buy mass quantities of things we will never eat … Click here to read more

Happy Mother’s Day in Martin County

A Happy Mother’s Day to all moms, and to all of us who gave moms reasons to celebrate today. … Click here to read more

Nathaniel Reed’s new book – ‘Travels on the Green Highway: An Environmentalist’s Journey’

From Senator Bob Graham, on Jupiter Islander Nathaniel Reed’s new book, Travels on the Green Highway: “It is impossible to overstate the contribution Nathaniel Reed has made to transforming the culture of Florida. When he arrived more than six decades ago, Florida was continuing a long-held belief that Florida, its land, water, wildlife, other natural resources with few exceptions, were commodities to be used and disposed of at the will of … Click here to read more

Jupiter Islander Tiger Woods introduces the world to ‘Mac Daddy Santa’ in bizarre social media post

From The NY Daily News: “Tiger Woods, who finally made his return to professional golf this month, posted a shirtless, ‘Santa’ picture of himself — with white goatee, of course — on his Twitter feed … Click here to read more

32 Unbelievable Things that Happened in Florida in 2016

[Read at your own risk…] From Buzzfeed: “Presented without commentary, here are 32 things that actually happened in Florida this year. All of the following are real, actual headlines … Click here to read more

Vogue: How to avoid family stress on Thanksgiving (there’s actually a hotline you can call)

“Luckily, Lizzie Post has some strategies for those looking to have as happy and harmonious of a holiday as possible. Post is no novice when it comes to the area of etiquette. Her great-great-grandmother was the famous Emily Post … Click here to read more

Dinner with Tiger Woods: ‘I wait for Tiger to walk in like he owns the place’

From Golf Digest: “…there’s a pleasant rapport between the friendly young staff and the older patrons, between the white belts worn by male staffers in the manner of PGA Tour golfers and the white belts worn by male patrons because they haven’t bought clothes since the Ford administration … On this night, above Jupiter and Jupiter Island … Click here to read more

Ready to play the Florida town name game?

From The Tallahassee Democrat: “US Sugar Corporation Presents Algae Bloom Acres will be surely be a popular tourist destination when Stuart is renamed Toxic Shock, Fla … Click here to read more

Vanity Fair: Burt Reynolds isn’t broke, but he’s got a few regrets (including Sally Field)

One of Martin County’s most famous residents is profiled in December’s Vanity Fair: “He’s lost a step or two. ‘Or five,’ he says. At times, his hands tremble. He leans his spindly frame on a black cane. He never once rises from the sofa…Reynolds still can’t believe he blew it with Sally Field, whom he terms the ‘love of my life’… He’s got a girlfriend, Rhonda Stearns, a local woman he’s known for years… … Click here to read more

‘Trunk or Treat’ registration now: Largest Halloween event in the area sponsored by MCSO

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up to host the 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat event. Last year, dozens of businesses and organizations decorated their ‘trunks’ and stuffed them full of goodies. More than 3000 people passed through the gates … Click here to read more