It might make some people happy to know that this week we will be taking one of our cars back to Indiana and locking up the second car, which was purchased here in Bradenton, in our garage for the summer.
As farmland/pasture in Florida slowly but surely becomes a new housing development, there is always stimulating conversation, differing viewpoints and in some cases name-calling, such as greedy farmers, money-hungry developers and, of course, commissioners on the take or in someone's pocket.
To all the people who have to drive State Road 64 east of Interstate 75, have you had enough of the Race Trac gas station ripping us off and watching the Speedway follow with a price hike? Whatever happened to being competitors?
Each day I count my blessings. Thankful that I have received the Social Security check that I and others have worked hard to get. Have a home that I obtained before all the housing foreclosures and had a job to pay for it.
Last year the City of Bradenton decided they would levy a "new tax" on condominium owners. They started charging $20 for permits to remove DEAD TREES (palms) from our properties and required us to get permits to replace them before we could beautify our properties.
Let's see if I get this right: Donald Trump thinks he should be the Republican presidential candidate even if he does not get 1,237 delegates because he has more popular votes than the other candidates.
I read, with a heavy heart, the article in Sunday's paper regarding the residents of Braden Woods banding together to fight a proposed development in the wooded area behind them. I felt sorry for them, knowing all too well the sadness of losing beautiful woods.