Flying High over Jacksonville

Flying is every boy's dream, and it has been mine for a long time. I have been in planes before, and in a helicopters, but when we were invited to fly in a WWII plane - I was thrilled! The GEICO Skytypers are the only flying unit in the world that performs at air shows typing their messages in the sky. The team fly vintage WWII planes and they are in Jacksonville for this … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day in Jacksonville, Florida


We will barely have time to recuperate from everyone's favorite party - Cinco de Mayo - before it's time for the big golf event of the year - the Players Championship at  TPC Sawgrass. Mother's Day is right around the corner and I haven't made any plans yet. Now, I am not known for preparing far in advance for any holiday. I am one of those guys who will go out on Christmas Eve … [Read more...]

Shrimp Festivals Fall 2010 – Coastal Companion Podcast

In this episode Joe talks about one of his favorite things - food. Here on the coast seafood is popular, and most people enjoy shrimp.  Maybe that's why we have a lot of shrimp festivals in our area. Here is the list of events mentioned in the show: Rock Shrimp Festival, St Marys, GA Shrimp & Grits Festival, Jekyll Island, GA Seafood, Jazz & Brew Fest, … [Read more...]

Museum Mile Weekend – Charleston, SC

Museum Mile in Charleston, South Carolina is an area in historic downtown with lots of museums and cultural sites. As you know, the city of Charleston is rich in history, so the museum density in downtown comes as no surprise. No matter where I go, I always seem to miss out on some of the museums - lack of time and entry fees for a family of four will do that. That's why I … [Read more...]

Guy Fieri from Food Networks Showcases Jacksonville

Chef Guy Fieri's Food Network Show Maps Authentic Dining Options Renowned chef and popular Food Network host Guy Fieri travels the country in search of local flavors on the hit show, "Diners, Drive-ins & Dives." However, in recent episodes, Fieri has been searching for real food, made with the best ingredients showcasing the community and its people. That search led … [Read more...]