A South Floridian’s Guide To Moving North

This is from my blogging friend Christine who actually believes that she’s experiencing winter in the Carolinas! I guess everything is relative. I’ll respond in my post on Saturday!

I'm Sick and So Are You

My people hail from New England. My hand to God, I had an uncle that was a lobsterman and looked just like the Gorton’s fisherman. My stock are a rustic people. I, however, was raised in south Florida because after my parents got married my father said, to hell with this crap, and packed up my mother and all their belongings and headed almost as far south as he could get to start life anew in Miami. It’s very possible he was aiming for the southernmost point of Key West and ran out of gas or got sick of driving and figured Miami was warm enough. I don’t know. I never asked him.

By the time they had me, their 6th child, they had settled into a small city about an hour north of Miami, but still as hot as the surface of the sun. I can assure you of…

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