florida files

Slither

by meanlouise August 29, 2012 florida files

Speaking of unleashing things into Rock Creek Park, I thought I’d post a link to the story about the python that showed up in Rock Creek Park this week. It’s a nice change of pace from obsessing over all of the exotic invasives in the Everglades, I guess. Speaking of which, if you haven’t had […]

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Elvis

by meanlouise August 16, 2011 florida files

I’m very lazy today, so I’m linking to an old post: Elvis Died for your Sins. Lazier still, this isn’t the first time I’ve linked to it. Ah well, life is short. Just ask Elvis. Besides, I have to devote my free time today to contemplating the Hatching Festival at Gatorama.

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Killer otters!

by meanlouise November 29, 2010 florida files

Friday I joked about the phrases you don’t want to imagine might one day become a punchline in your obituary. “The zookeeper said she’d never seen otters behave that way before,” was one of the phrases I mentioned. Little did I know, otters are on the rampage! I just saw this headline in the Miami-Herald: […]

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If I was here I wouldn't be home right now

by meanlouise August 9, 2009 florida files

If I was here I wouldn’t be home right now, originally uploaded by meanlouise.

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The Art Scene, plus: public art in Sarasota

by meanlouise August 7, 2009 art

It looks like we’re going to check out the s/art/q debut party tonight after all. There’s a post on the creative loafing blog about the screenprinting party and also the genesis of the organization. Jungle Pete and his much better half are meeting us for dinner and art, we’ll give a full report later. Speaking […]

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Sunshine Skyway Bridge

by meanlouise August 3, 2009 florida files

Sunshine Skyway Bridge, originally uploaded by meanlouise. Yesterday I tried making an iphone video while we drover over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. I did it on a whim, in a moving car, with no way to practice the framing or reshoot so I was especially pleased with the results.

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iphone

by meanlouise July 26, 2009 florida files

I got nothin’ – unless you want to hear about how impressed I am with the quality of my iphone’s camera. (The googlemaps/GPS thingy? Not so much). “The homicidal GPS is telling me to drive straight for .52 more miles.”

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"I made them myself…in prison."

by meanlouise May 6, 2009 florida files

I have so-called affinity license plates. I’m pretty sure the only place you can get valid license plates is through the DMV. I mention this because over the last few months several people have asked me where I got my license plates. The best answer I’ve come up with so far is, “I made them […]

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JunglePete claims he has no additional information about this incident

by meanlouise February 11, 2009 florida files

A 51-year-old man was arrested after he was found making out with blowup sex dolls in a grocery store parking lot.

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Dennis the Manatee

by meanlouise October 13, 2008 florida files

Dennis, the wayward Manatee rescued in Cape Cod, died soon after being relocated to Orlando. If the embedded video doesn’t work, here’s an article from the Boston Globe, “Manatee dies before reaching rehab site.”

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