Name: Grove Roots Brewing Co. Location: Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida Beer to try: Tropical Dilemma, a 4.4% crisp, refreshing sour with strawberry. Notes: Huge tasting room provides flights, pints, growler fills and cans, and individual release bottles to go. Bocce ball and corn hole in the yard. Kid and dog-friendly. When we travel, BHavna…Continue Reading
Checked in at Cafe Zuppina in Lakeland, Florida. My brothers choice for dinner. He’s always wanted to dine here. Food was good. [caption id="attachment_54205" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Cafe Zupinna, Lakeland, Florida —FujiFilm X100F @ (23 mm, 0.017 sec at f/5.6, ISO2500), © Khürt L. Williams[/caption] [caption id="attachment_54204" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Cafe Zupinna, Lakeland, Florida —FujiFilm X100F @…Continue Reading
The space inside is filled with pensioners. Bhavna and I don’t usually dine at places with televisions on the wall but today we’re tourists. [caption id="attachment_54195" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Harborside —FujiFilm X100F @ (23 mm, 0.000 sec at f/5.6, ISO400), © Khürt L. Williams[/caption] [caption id="attachment_54192" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Harborside —FujiFilm X100F @ (23 mm, 0.017 sec…Continue Reading
“Sunny day flooding” is flooding where water comes right up from the ground, hence the name, and yes, it can certainly rain during sunny day flooding, and yes, that makes it worse. Sunny day flooding happens in many parts of Miami, but it is especially bad in Sunset Harbour, the low-lying area on Miami Beach’s west side.
The sea level in Miami has risen ten inches since 1900; in the 2000 years prior, it did not really change. The consensus among informed observers is that the sea will rise in Miami Beach somewhere between 13 and 34 inches by 2050. By 2100, it is extremely likely to be closer to six feet, which means, unless you own a yacht and a helicopter, sayonara. Sunset Harbour is expected to fare slightly worse, and to do so more quickly.