Tag Archive: Florida

Another year, another hurricane.

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We have gone past the “Cone of uncertainty” and now have a new category: The cone of RIDICULOUS As you can tell, a cone the size of Alaska engulfs the entire state of… Continue reading

Floridians be like, “We still recognize bad grammar when it’s over 90F.”

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It’s that time of year again. We made it through January (aka “when hell freezes over) We made it through February (aka “short man month syndrome) We made it through March/April (aka when… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Pollen

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I’m told there are 4 seasons in Florida.  But this isn’t quite accurate.  There are more than 5 seasons, and they overlap. At this moment, it’s pollen season, a time when your nose… Continue reading

Senseless Sunny-day Sarcasm: Florida Footwear

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Hey, y’all. Floridaborne here with another lesson on how to look like a Floridian. You need to know is how to choose your footwear wisely.  We Floridians love a good joke; that’s why… Continue reading

#Weekly #Tanka #Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 115 – Seasons & Harmonised

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2018/09/25/weekly-tanka-prompt-poetry-challenge-week-115-seasons-harmonised/ <_><_><_>   North Florida just before dusk. Cloud seasons sky on country road awaiting dusk as birds harmonize. Christmas lights surround palm trees Florida shelters… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Weather…or not

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There is a lot of truth to this. In North Florida, we have the rare privilege of a season we like to call “2 weeks of autumn,” where a few trees turn color. … Continue reading

Weekly #Tanka #Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 75 – Shining & Winter

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2017/12/13/weekly-tanka-prompt-challenge-week-75-shining-winter/ NOTE:  Real Floridians — the ones born and raised here who love canoeing through swamp land — pronounce it Floor – ih (as in the… Continue reading

Unwanted visitor

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My Aunt Irma is coming to visit.   She’s planning on swooping in Sunday and staying until Monday, then she’s headed for Atlanta. No one wants her.  She rains devastation everywhere she travels.… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Weather or not

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According to the forecast, the high in North Florida for today is supposed to be 79, and it’s not going to hit 90 for the next 10 days!!!! It’s like being in Canada… Continue reading

Cats, cold & creepy

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Other Brother Coon Cat, aka, “Sandy Paws,” is exploring.  He’s leaving muddy little footprints all over my desk…and my nightgown.  Coon cats are strange that way — they can sit out in the… Continue reading