This weekend we took our family to Bowman’s Beach on the West end of Sanibel. This protected Sanibel beach has no development in sight, providing remote and natural landscape views. With only native vegetation, white sand and the Gulf of Mexico, you get a feel for ‘big sky’ as the low horizon expands in all […]
I was using the map search to do some research for a client and noticed a blemish on the map (click on the image to see it full sized). At first I didn’t take much notice, but as I kept scrolling over the area I became curious. So I zoomed in to reveal….. […]
KUDOS to Sanibel School 3rd graders for placing #1 in Lee County for FCAT Reading and Math scores! These scores place our school’s 3rd grade in the top 1% of schools in the state on FCAT Reading and in the top 2% on FCAT Math. Way to go!!
I don’t worry about hurricanes anymore. Don’t misunderstand me, I take them very seriously. I lived at ground zero for Hurricane Andrew in Miami (a category 5 beast) so I have first hand experience of what they can do. I just don’t WORRY about them anymore. Why not? I prepare and have a plan. That’s […]
From June 1st through November 30th it’s hurricane season again. For the Gulf Coast of Florida, the hurricane season doesn’t usually heat up until the second half: late August through November. The peak of the season on Sanibel Island is September 10th. Every place to live has special considerations: quakes, tornados, floods, monster blizzards, pollution, […]
***There is a newer version of this article. Click here to read the latest Summer Camp article.*** As I get ready to register 3 of our kids for summer camp, it dawned on me that having suggestions for friends might be helpful. (Abby, our 10 month old will be having fun at Phoebe’s Nest this […]
As a mother of 4, The quality of the Sanibel School had a major impact on our decision to raise our family on the islands. Our 3 oldest are attending and we are all extremely pleased. As a smaller school in a small community, it doesn’t have all the resources of the large city school […]
The beach is never far away when you live on Sanibel Island and there is nothing like spending the afternoon on the beach with your husband and kids. We headed off to beach late in the day, thinking that we’d spend just an hour, but …