This is a big birthday year. The town of Longboat Key turns 60.
Each year, you make resolutions. A variation on that is to select a word, one word to live by for the next 12 months.
We all know what happened on â€œChristmasâ€ â€” as St. Luke masterfully wrote in his Gospel. But having some of the context that led up to this holy, remarkable day adds to its richness.
Gift of friendship is priceless
In the battle â€” or should it be â€œwarâ€? â€” over same-sex marriage, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has provoked demonstrative opposition, particularly in Floridaâ€™s gay citizenry.
Is former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush too moderate for the Republican Party?
That is all the talk.
Until it happens to you, your tendency is to live in denial and complacency.