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Sunsets and Shelling

Sunset Indian Rocks Beach

The shift from swanky Marco Island to chilled-out Indian Rocks Beach was instantaneous. On this barrier island between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway, life was slower and quieter. We wound up here by accident (which is a…

Road Trip: Mobile, Alabama

double decker bus

Being a travel writer, I looked at Mobile, Alabama a little differently than the average visitor. It’s my job to view somewhere from all angles – not just its present, but its past and its potential future. Maybe it’s my…