Greetings from Paradise by Linda Harden

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Hi, everyone – I am happy to report that I am writing to you from my brand new MacBook Air!!  FINALLY!!   So far, I am thrilled by its speed, ease with doing EVERYTHING and the ABSENCE of the _____ing spinning beach ball every five seconds.  Yippee.  And I managed to buy it just a couple of days before the ... Read More »

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Hi, everyone — Happy Friday. I hope you all are enjoying your summer as it passes by at what seems to be warp speed. This is going to be a very short “snippet” — more importantly, a PSA (Public Service Announcement)….so please make note of this…..ESPECIALLY those of you who live in Naples. As of September 2, the Apple Store ... Read More »

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Hi, everyone — Happy last Sunday in July.  Before I get started on the newsy news around town, I would like to thank you all for reinvigorating me to continue “Greetings from Paradise.”  I received literally HUNDREDS of emails — some of those emails were from folks who receive “Greetings” from others and are not even on my “address list” ... Read More »

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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 »