Save the Cheerleader, Save the World For years we had a family inside joke “save the cheerleader, save the world”. It’s a line from the cancelled sci-fi TV show, Heroes. Since we had a diehard cheerleader in the family it was the perfect smart alec thing to say every time there was a predicament to [...]
The boat parade in Bonita Springs occurs on the Imperial River.
What Animal is This? Here Are Your Clues This post is ranking well for directions to Flesher Farm so I’m updating it with the following info for Christmas 2012: Flesher Christmas Light Display Where: 27865 Bonita Grande Drive, Bonita Springs When: Dec. 7-Jan. 1 from 6-9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 6-10 p.m. Fridays and [...]
Happy Thanksgiving Bonita Springs
Riverside Park Events – Things to Do With season and cooler weather upon us, Downtown Bonita Springs is ready to celebrate! The following is an update on events in Riverside Park. THIS WEEKEND! Riverfest – Friday and Saturday, October 23 & 24 – There’s fun for the entire family at this year’s Bonita Springs Riverfest [...]
Two Laborers From Dog Patch USA My parents were hard workers. I couldn’t think of better poster children for Labor Day than the two of them. They were farmers, like as in milking cows, herding cattle, we had pet raccoons, raised chickens, kind of farmers. They were also in construction. Labor was a daily activity [...]
What are you thankful for?
Bonita Springs Boat Parade Sign Up 2008 Folks are looking for the date, time and deadline to sign up for the Bonita Springs Holiday Boat Parade. The Boat Parade Captain’s party is on Wednesday, November 19th from 6-8:00p.m. The Captains Dinner is at Fitzgerald’s Pub. Captains, bring your first mate for dinner and your $35 [...]
Happy Father’s Day This is Sonny. His real name was Charles but people called him Sonny. Like Sonny Bono that guy that was married to Cher. I tried to find a picture of my father and me and this is all I came up with. He died fairly young and I don’t have a lot [...]
Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend and don’t forget those who have served our country. If you don’t see the video viewer below CLICK HERE for the video. This is a calendar of current and future Memorial Day observations.
Irish Dancers and Pints at Lansdowne As luck would have it Lansdowne Street is located in the same building as my office. Several colleagues headed down for the first annual block party on St. Patrick’s day. I was given a green necklace since I wasn’t wearing any green. I know, Griffith is my last name. [...]
The Year in Review - And a Christmas Story The year 2007 brought me more of the unexpected than I could have imagined. If you were to have told me last year at this time how many new people I would know from all over North America I wouldn’t have believed it. Because of my blogging and [...]
Something Naughty in The Window – That Special Dress On my way into “Q”, uh, that’s Quiznos in The Prado at Bonita Springs I walk by a dress shop named “That Special Dress”. I’m sort of not a dress person and next to never have the opportunity to wear a gown, but a girl can dream [...]
Finally, I’ve made it up to Bonita Bay to take a picture of the tree on the lake, yes on the lake. It’s a floating tree. Naturally, the photos don’t do it justice. If you get in the area of the Bonita Bay entrance at West Terry Street you can see it for yourself. You’ll [...]
The Last Night of Chanukah Join in as all Eight Candles of the Menorah are lit. Tuesday, December 11, 2007 5:30 pm At The Coconut Point Mall On Fashion Drive between Brighton Collectibles and Teavana. This area of the mall can also be accessed by the walkway the runs between Blue Water and The Grill Room [...]
Christmas Lights & Snow in Bonita Springs 2007 Click here for The Holiday in the Park 2012 – This is just a taste of what you’ll see if you stop by Riverside Park tomorrow, December 4th, 2007 from 5-8 p.m. The City of Bonita Springs kicks off its Holiday in the Park Festival featuring 20 tons [...]
The lighting of the Menorah of Freedom will take place at the Promenade Shops at Bonita Bay on Tuesday, Dec. 4 2007, at 5:30 pm. State Sen. Burt Saunders, R-Naples, will have the honor of lighting Bonita Springs’ Largest Menorah. A proclamation from Lee County as well as the City of Bonita Springs will be [...]
May all your turkeys be tanned.