Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.
When you reflect on the 12 and a half years that Hal Lenobel served as a Longboat Key mayor and commissioner, you can see there were two distinct phases of his tenure â€” the mayoral phase and the statesman phase.
It's always a good reminder at this time of year to go back to the beginning.
It doesn't matter how much Florida Gov. Rick Scott sticks to his election campaign promises â€” making Florida the top state for business in America; accountability at every level of state government; lower taxes; lower cost of government; fewer regulations that irrationally inhibit economic growth.