My wife and I moved to Sarasota almost 20 years ago. We chose this community because it was beautiful, arts-oriented, small, peaceful and civilized.
Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.
Hurricanes, traffic, beach repairs, the economy, balancing budgets, crime, bridges. All of these things have at one time or another confounded Sarasota city leaders. But nothing, nothing, causes unending vexation like parking.
Turner punishing North Trail
Maybe a a good roundhouse to their proboscises might knock some sense into them and awaken them.
While President Obama is hailing his $26-billion mortgage servicing settlement as "a landmark settlement" that will â€œspeed relief to homeowners" and "begin to turn the page on an era of recklessness," in truth, the deal affords only modest relief to homeowners and fails to address systemic flaws that precipitated the 2008 financial meltdown.