Sarasota Life …All In Jest

Life is Butt a roller coaster please take this column in jest, smile, laugh, sing, dance, and love! That's life.... This will be an ongoing updated blog on life.....in Sarasota mostly.  Perhaps Sarasota County could…

Ringling College of Art

The History of Ringling College of Art   The concept of founding the college originated from Dr. Ludd M. Spivey,[3] then president of Southern College, which was founded in 1856 in Lakeland, Florida, and is now called Florida…

What’s Really Happening in Puerto Rico

For those of us wondering what is actually happening on the ground in PR, here is one assessment from our neighbor's friend. Reprinted from Marylynn Desjarlais as reported by a businessman in Puerto Rico. "This…

Over 4,000 Sarasota Turtle Nests

Maybe 150 or so turtle nests were lost in this years storm season. The 2017 nesting season has already brought a record-breaking number of nests to Mote’s monitoring area: 4,315 nests from loggerhead sea turtles…

Pine View Ranked Top School in the U.S.

Pine View School ranks high in U.S. and Florida on niche.com   In the 2018 rankings on the school ranking website niche.com, Pine View School has been recognized as the top public elementary school in…

Splash N Dash All Winners!

Splash N Dash is an event held to show youth what a triathlon is like. Last Saturday 35 youngsters competed at Siesta Key Beach.   Ages 6-10  completed a 100 meter swim and a 1/2 mile run and…

South Siesta key Bridge

Sarasota Named Happy Town

The City of Sarasota came in third out of ten Happy Cities across America by Coastal Living Magazine #3: Sarasota, Florida This is a city of surprises. Harboring world-class beaches and a top-shelf arts and…

money pit

Sarasota Co Wants To Tax More

Sarasota County wants to add a NEW surtax on electricity, water, natural gas etc, that will drain taxpayers another $10 million dollars a year. You can let them know how you feel or you can…