Archive for September, 2009

The Mermaids are Spreading

Bigger house, bigger mermaid. Fairbanks House

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Best Pizza In Town

Arguably. All that I know is that all of our guests who are looking for great pizza that they can walk to come back happy from Arte Pizza. Brick oven wood fired pizza, Italian dinners, great salads, cold beer. Meets all of my requirements. Fairbanks House

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High School Reunion – Trolley Style

This class of ’54 seemed to be having a big ol’ time on Polly the Trolley. If some of them haven’t been back to the island in awhile. I would imagine that the changes were quite a bit to take in. The nice thing about Fernandina though is that any of the historic buildings and […]

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Are You Ready for Some Football?

These Saturday morning Pee-Wees sure are. I eavesdropped a little bit to try to hear their game plan and it seemed to involve the complicated strategy of just getting through the first quarter. Probably best for the attention span to break it into little bites like that. When I was on the track team in […]

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Billy and His Babysitter

Since we have lots of animal lovers out there and many of you have expressed interest in Billy’s story, I thought that I’d give you an update. Basically, Billy’s doing great. He’s getting more confident in – and aware of – his surroundings, and he’s venturing out a little bit more with his babysitting buddy, […]

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Great Time of Year for a Beach Vacation

The kids are all off of the beaches, the weather is perfect, the skies are blue, the sand is white, the water temps are great and the beer is cold. What more could you want for a beach vacation? If you get that first hint of cold up north, just remember that Amelia Island offers […]

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Amelia Island Yard Sale

Yep, we have ‘em here too. Fairbanks House

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Porky

I was so focused on the cute pig with the eyelashes that I didn’t notice the District 9 guy in the front. Anyone see the movie? Comments? Fairbanks House

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Amelia Island Jazz Festival Soon Come

While the Amelia Island Jazz Festival has always been enjoyed by all, this year things have been ratcheted up a notch with the addition of David Sanborn and a Friday night kickoff at the free Sounds on Centre concert featuring Dixieland jazz with Les DeMerle and Bonnie Eisele. That will be Friday, October 2nd. There […]

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New Walking Tour

We have a fabulous history museum here on the island and they’ve just added a new tour – but this one is self-guided and free. It’s an audio tour that starts at the downtown Visitors Center on Centre Street where you pick up the headphones and audio guide. When you return the headphones, they’ll return […]

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