Category: Ocala

Location, location, location NEW MEANING

Most people might not think about this, BUT the electric utility servicing a location can make a big difference. Consider Central Florida. There are two for profit public corporations, each covering coastal areas on the east side and the west ...

Updating Windows – Lots of Lessons

There are so many manufacturers and many window types. Some manufacturers are well known brands, and some of those brands are considerably more expensive. We checked with a builder who is a client, looked at their nearby model homes, talked to ...

Lettuce!

It's so much fun to grow your own salad. Looks delicious, doesn't it?

Smokey Sky

Call 511 for Florida Roads Information

It truely was a dark and stormy night. And day. While Tropical Storm Debby was hovering over Florida, causing local flooding, driving to Tallahassee was a challenge. Which roads to take - to avoid standing water or flooding? And, what ...

Signs of Spring

Robins, lots of them, came for a visit. Other birds, in numbers, are visiting too. The bare oaks have buds and lots of pollen. We've trimmed back the crepe myrtles - after all that's what to do with them in ...

On The Road

One of the benefits of living in Ocala is the road access. Not only I-75, and a close connection with the Turnpike - major US and State arteries cross Marion County. And major local roads are, for the most part, ...

An Honor!

I'm pleased to announce that I was appointed by the President of our Civic Association to be an Officer and a member of the Board. Community organizations can be highly enjoyable or, in some cases, anything but. We have the benefit ...

From Ocala, Watching The Rockets Lift Off To Mars

How exciting - around 10:02 this morning, Curiosity is scheduled to lift off from the Cape on a mission to Mars. Right now, while there are clouds in the sky, they are scattered, and we should be able to see ...

Ocala ~ November 18, 2011

It's sweater weather today - our three season climate in Ocala - and what adds to the sunny day is the variety and color of all the flowers blooming everywhere.