Why I live Here

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I am getting there: 250 is in sight by the end of the week.

Despite all the bad-mouthing of South Florida that I do on this blog, I am very lucky to live here.

Today I decided to go to the beach for some exercise, a step up in my weight loss program.

pompano catch

This guy caught a pompano as I arrived on the beach.

Instead of it being some huge ordeal to get there and park, as it is in many parts of Europe during the season, it was just a 15 minute easy drive away to a protected Wildlife Refuge on a nearby barrier island, then a lovely stroll on a mostly empty, very long and beautiful sandy shoreline, with no unpleasant climbs up and down steep hills.

Hats off to the Sunshine State on this one.

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