Greetings from Paradise by Linda Harden

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Hi, everyone — I hope you all are enjoying a wonderful summer.  Bob and I definitely are…..and even as we are well into July, we are surprised to find that Naples still remains incredibly busy.  One perfect example was Friday evening.  Along with some friends, we planned an evening in Old Naples — dinner at Chops and then a performance ... Read More »

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Happy Memorial Day, everyone — I hope you are all enjoying some R&R on this long holiday weekend.  In case you are wondering, we have had some much-needed rain over the last couple of weeks — the most recent courtesy of Sub-Tropical Storm Albert.  The drought the weather people kept harping about is over, everything is incredibly green and beautiful ... Read More »

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Hi, everyone — I just realized that it has been since the end of February since I last wrote a “Greetings.”  Wow — this season seems to have been busier than usual and gone by faster than usual.  I know Bob and I have been incredibly busy — I am sure everyone else has been as well.  And here it ... Read More »

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Hi, everyone. It has been a while since I last wrote…but with good reason. This season has been BUSY….it seems more busy than years past. Here we are — coming up on the end of February. Yikes — where has the time gone. I know I always say that, but it is the TRUTH!! I know you all know what ... Read More »

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Hi, everyone — Happy New Year!  All good wishes for a healthy & happy 2018. Since I refuse to go outside unless it is 60 degrees outside (yes, I am a wimp and proud of it), I thought it would be a good idea to write a “Greetings” and get you up to speed on the latest newsy news in ... Read More »

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Yup,, it’s me again — I have late-breaking news to share! Happy Tuesday, everyone — This snippet will be quick so let’s get right to it. 1.  Two of our favorite restaurants, Sea Salt and Barbatella, are about to welcome a sibling restaurant here in Naples!!  Great friends, Fabrizio and Ingrid Aielli, will be opening the new “baby” in January ... Read More »

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Good morning to all — Happy Columbus Day!  It will be one month tomorrow that we were hit by Hurricane Irma so I thought it would be a good time to update you all on the latest happenings in Irma’s aftermath. The cleanup continues — according to today’s Naples Daily News, it might take up to six months before the ... Read More »

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Hi, again to all. Happy Thursday — and here we are going into the last weekend of September. Unbelievable how fast time is going. I felt the need to write another “Greetings” so soon because I have been getting emails asking me if Naples is “back to normal” yet. Let me give you a summary of what I have seen ... Read More »

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Happy Thursday to all — I actually had to think about what day it was since the days since Irma hit are a blur and have been running together.  I will not take up much of your time but I did want to give you an update about the aftermath of Irma since the media has moved on to other ... Read More »

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IRMA UPDATE –  IMPORTANT Hi, again — boy it has been a long time since I have written two snippets in a row but I have been asked to by several folks so here goes. Things are getting better here BUT Naples still has a long way to go to recover from Hurricane Irma. 1.  Collier County is on a ... Read More »