Feb 052017
 
Still Adjusting...

I’ve been out here in the middle of the Pacific ocean now for 6 months.  It’s been quite the interesting experience suddenly living where everyone said I could not.  The weather continues to remain near constantly sunny and mild.  I haven’t been too cold nor too hot.  Have had no need for ac nor heat. […]

Jan 222017
 
It's A Lifestyle, Not A Fad...

2017 marks 15 years since I began a long, sometimes difficult, but always rewarding move towards a minimalist lifestyle.  Back in 2002 I was living in a house which I owned, and owed money on.  I had credit card debt, motorcycle loans, and had even bought a second piece of property, namely a rv lot […]

Back To Work Woman!…

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Jan 152017
 

In case you have been wondering where everyone’s favorite mermaid has been hiding lately, Nikki had a busy year ending with her marriage to the luckiest guy on the planet, Jaco, followed by a wild, at least according to Facebook, honeymoon in Thailand.  Things have settled down and she is back to work doing what she […]

Jan 112017
 
Yeah, I'm Still Here...

I know, postings have been slim.  I’ve been doing nothing special lately and really don’t have much new stuff to report.  The main thing is getting through the interminable holidays finally and now life can be normal again.  I’m really not much for all the hoopla and it just seems to drag on forever.  At […]

Jan 012017
 

Whew!  If you are reading this, in this current dimension in which we exist, congratulations.  You survived 2016.  A lot of people didn’t.  So if you are reading this from a dimension beyond the grave, drop a comment and let us know how things are.  Just curious. It was a helluva year.  If there is […]

Dec 302016
 

Remember HWSNBN?  You should.  Most of this blog centered around his antics during 2013 and 14.  For those of you new to the Fritter, HWSNBN, (He Who Shall Not Be Named), is a greedy bastard of a developer who bought out the Oceanside Marina on Stock Island where I used to reside on my little […]

Dec 052016
 

Allow me please, to interrupt the Off The Grid series because I came across a couple articles in the local Key West fish wrapper which I want to expound upon.  The Sunday edition has two stories:  One in regards to the infamous shopping center with a wallymart planned for Rockland Key.  You’ll need to buy a […]

Good Riddance You Son Of A Bitch…

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Nov 272016
 
Good Riddance You Son Of A Bitch...

It’s not often one can revel in the fact someone else has died, but in this case, an exception can be made.  Fidel Castro, Cuban dictator and all around asshole finally smoked his last cigar this past Friday.  For those of you not born in the 1950’s, Castro was one of the three big bogey men […]

Might As Well Join The Fun…

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Nov 222016
 

I’ve decided to run a little sale for the holidays.  Since I can’t sell my charming wit and devastating good looks, (at least not without violating some stupid court order), I’m having a sale on the next best thing, my wonderful collection of ebooks.  From now until the end of the year, you can get […]

Nov 132016
 

Enough with all the election bullshit.  Time to move on to more important matters. I’ve begun the process of making Hawaii my permanent residence.  It’s going to take a few more months to complete, mainly due to logistics and tax purposes, but by the spring, if all goes right, and the new government does not […]

Oct 262016
 

Key West.  This week is the infamous party which nobody is allowed to mention by name on a blog, post, in social media, or mixed company, because the owners of said party don’t understand how to internet.  But no matter, it’s going on now and Duval is rocking away.  Here is a link to the […]

Oct 162016
 
The First Thing You're Gonna Say Is...

I’ve dreamt of doing a lot of things over the course of my life.  Visiting faraway lands, having adventures, doing exciting things, and generally living a real life. And surprisingly, I’ve managed to actually make more than a few dreams come true. I moved to Florida, learned to scuba dive, rode a Harley across the […]

Oct 072016
 
It's Looking Pretty Bad...

Mass evacuations, long lines at gas stations, empty shelves in the stores, shootings, panic in the streets.  But hey, enough about the upcoming elections, there is a hurricane hitting Florida right now. As of this posting, Matthew has just about crossed the Bahamas and is rolling up the east coast of Florida.  It may or […]

Oct 042016
 

Even though I’m half way around the world from this storm, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention it and how dangerous it’s about to get. As of this posting Matthew was crossing western Cuba and heading for the Bahamas.  From there, all forecasts appear to have it run up real close along the east coast […]

Oct 022016
 

And I mean it literally. One of the more refreshing things about Hawaii, there is no gambling.  None.  No casinos, no horse racing, no dog racing, no Jai alai,  no cock fighting, not even bingo.  And best of all, no lottery.  The island seems dead set against any form of wagering and this is a good thing. […]

Sep 302016
 
Best September Ever...

Have you ever spent a long time trying to make an important decision?  Something which would have long term effects on your life?  A decision which may be risky if you decide wrong?  It could cost you a lot of money, time, and have severe consequences if you have errored in your judgement?  And when […]

Sep 132016
 
Aloha From Maui...

Yes, I am just as surprised as you are.  To semi quote a famous old rock band, “What a long strange trip it has been.”  But here I am, at the other end of the world, sitting on an island thousands of miles from the mainland, and enjoying every minute of it. “So, what happened.”, […]

Sep 102016
 
When In Doubt, There Are Always Sunsets...

It’s been far too long since I have seen a proper sunset.  You don’t get them up there in the hinterlands.  The sun vanishes way too quickly behind the mountains and doesn’t have the same pizzazz as it does here in Key West.  Nobody celebrates sunsets like they do here at the end of the […]