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New Media content producer for Marconews.com Michael Newman discusses his experience on the island through the eyes of a non-resident.

  • Mickey and rites of passage Posted 9/22/2006 at 12:56 p.m. 0 comments

    One of the rites of passages of coming to Florida—at least in my eyes—is going to Disney World. I mean, how can you pass it up? It’s only a few hours down the road. I also have a girlfriend, who is a little too obsessed with Ariel for a 24 year old, who begged me to go.

  • I'd rather be fishing Posted 9/7/2006 at 3:02 p.m. 0 comments

    I have a theory about the ratio about one’s time spent on the water and how much joy one gets out of life. It goes like 5*(time spent on the water)=(joy of life)¯. I know I am a mathematical genius. After this weekend I proved my theory right and I am going to publish a book soon about the relative law of water.

  • Florida: Adding color to my life Posted 9/2/2006 at 6:49 p.m. 0 comments

    If you want to get an entire row to yourself on an airplane--even better, if you want five rows to yourself on an airplane because domestic flights are getting smaller and smaller--try coming back to Southwest Florida on the day of a possible category 2 hurricane.

  • Marco Island as an outsider Posted 8/8/2006 at 12:43 p.m. 0 comments

    Hello. I am an outsider of Marco Island. I know the normal reaction to that statement is ‘too bad’ or ‘that’s a shame’ but it gives me a unique perspective of the island. It’s that perspective that makes me feel that this blog would be worthwhile to write.
    The island’s culture, I am told, changes dramatically between on and off season. Right now during the off season the people are the true islanders, the rock’s bread and butter.

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