Archives for March 2012

Morning Beach Surprise

Even after visiting and living here most of my life, Sanibel still amazes me. Last week Susan and I enjoyed an early morning walk on the beach. Still tired, my bleary eyes barely registered the brownish cloud of water that was apparent a few feet from shore. This didn’t seem notable as occasionally clumps of […]

Buyers Swarm Sanibel as Bargains Abound

Despite the rush of transactions this year, buyers are still finding bargains as motivated sellers seem more willing to deal. February continues the recent trend of dramatically increased transaction volume on our islands as prices and interest rates remain low. The single family home market continues to show more improvement than condominiums; however, both are […]

Manatee Encounter [Video]

Several years ago, we went on our first kayak outing with the kids. Andrew (then about 6 years old) was in the tandem kayak with me as we drifted alongside what looked like a big log floating in the water. Both of us were startled as the log turned and a huge manatee (dwarfing our […]