Hurricane Harbor

A writer and a tropical muse. A funky Lubavitcher who enjoys watching the weather, hurricanes, listening to music while enjoying life with a sense of humor and trying to make sense of it all!

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Sinkholes in Florida.. Sure, Blame It On the Hurricane

While packing for my trip this evening, I saw a story on the National News about how a sinkhole in Florida swallowed up a car. I stopped, watched, smiled and gave a small giggle.

Oh, I do so love Florida.

Blame everything on the Hurricanes.

Note, we have sinkholes in years where no hurricane even comes close to blowing us kisses as they pass off our shore, north bound towards Cape Hatteras and Nags Head.

Too much rain in the winter and whoosh their goes the Mazda...and hopefully not the family pit bull.

At a librarian conference in Palm Beach one year, Edward Bloor the writer spoke about how living in Florida provides him so much material he never has to make anything up, he just writes from things he sees every day. People ask him how he comes up with quirky scenes where a portable classroom is swallowed up by a sinkhole in his novel and he said he gets it from reading the newspaper or listening to the radio.

My son's best friend was not allowed to go home a few weeks back, he had to hang out like some refugee from life while Burn Notice filmed a scene in front of his house. He had to wait for the sun to go down before he went home. It was either be home by 11 AM or wait until the crew had left... I mean you can't make this stuff up.

Someone puts a piano in the water on a sandbar and it becomes a new story in Sweden. The pink snails were being molested in seems on Miami Beach so the City of Coral Gables offered them refuge and respite so they could stay in America a little longer and get treated a little better.

I mean it. You cannot make this stuff up!!!

Got to love it! Can't wait to get home and put on my pink high heel sandals and take a walk on Lincoln Road and go over to Coral Gables to check out those relocated snails. Wouldn't it be funny if they were set up in front of a French Restaurant??? Think on it.

Besos Bobbi


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