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  • A suicide, an angry protest, and a nation in agony

    A suicide, an angry protest, and a nation in agony
    — The old man, reportedly ill with cancer and exhausted by the agony devouring Greece, just couldn't take it anymore. His name was Dimitris. And so he walked out Wednesday morning onto the beautiful and peaceful Syntagma Square across the street...
  • St. Pete beckons for summer fun

    St. Pete beckons for summer fun
    The potential of oil washing ashore on Gulf Coast beaches has made this a difficult summer for the tourism folks on Florida's Gulf Coast. Yet the resourceful tourism folks in St. Petersburg are doing an admirable job of making the best of it. The...
  • In Florida, love can be a 4-letter word for travel

    In Florida, love can be a 4-letter word for travel
    Of all the excuses for a getaway, Valentine's Day is perhaps the easiest to justify. A couples weekend can work for both parties in the relationship: Together time, solitary time, romantic time. If you play your cards right, guys, it could even be...
  • Easter brunches hop to every taste

    Easter brunches hop to every taste
    Cooking a celebration meal on Easter is nice, but eating out is a real treat. Most hotels have wonderful buffets and several restaurants will have special spring spreads on April 4 catering to a wide range of tastes and budgets. Reservations are a must...
  • Go back in time at Plant Museum in Tampa

    Go back in time at Plant Museum in Tampa
    "No gentleman whose clothing or breath is tainted with the fumes of strong drink or tobacco should ever enter the presence of ladies." And so my education in Gilded Age etiquette begins. That's one of the many pearls of wisdom that accompany the...
  • Food, wine share spotlight with historic Florida setting

    Food, wine share spotlight with historic Florida setting
    In the list of favorite things here in Postcards land, food and wine rank close to the top, along with the ever-popular "road trip that requires a day out of the office." All of those elements come together Friday through next Sunday at the 5th Annual...
  • America's grand front yard

     America's grand front yard
    GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — My cabin was the ultimate in location, location, location. Don't misunderstand; it was a perfectly pleasant little cabin, if not a bit small (some might say cozy), with log walls, matching wood furniture and a...
  • Detroit: Grit and pride

    Detroit: Grit and pride
    DETROIT — Many people can't see past this city's abandoned buildings and overgrown lots, and that's sort of fair. A city once boasting 2 million people and an unbreakable auto industry is down to 700,000 and apocalyptic decay in every direction. The...
  • The Mission Inn in Howey-in-the Hills: Prime road-trip fare

    The Mission Inn in Howey-in-the Hills: Prime road-trip fare
    Regular readers of this column know that dining is a prime motivation in plotting the road trips that inspire these Florida postcards. Whether it's crab-cake sandwiches at the Baltimore Orioles spring-training stadium in Sarasota or smoked mullet at the...
  • Yeehaw Junction's Desert Inn still reflects its history

    Yeehaw Junction's Desert Inn still reflects its history
    What's in a name? Consider the origins of Yeehaw Junction, an unincorporated rural community in southern Osceola County that boasts one of Florida's iconic roadside attractions. Even for longtime Floridians, the Yeehaw Junction exit on Florida's...
  • A bird's-eye view of Cedar Key

    A bird's-eye view of Cedar Key
    A remarkable bird is the pelican; his beak can hold more than his belly can. Standing two feet away from a gorgeous brown pelican perched on a piling on the fishing pier in Cedar Key (cedarkey.org), I wished that something more meaningful would have...