Greetings from Paradise by Linda Harden

An Up to the Minute Snippet – Happy New Year!

Hi, everyone — and a Happy 2016 to you all. Since this is my first “Greetings” of the new year, I will keep it short since I figure most of you are in town and already know a lot of what is going on. How do I know that most of you are in town? Because EVERYONE is on the ... Read More »

A Mid-December Greetings

Hi, everyone — I am sorry to have been so late in writing. Several folks have written me asking where the heck I went, so I thought I had better get busy. The time has flown by — all with friends coming back into town, the Thanksgiving holiday….not to mention playing with my (our) new Apple TV. Between that and ... Read More »

Yet Another Up-to-the-Minute Snippet – – REALLY BIG NEWS!!!!

Hi, everyone — I have a LOT of news in the hopper, but I could NOT wait with this. I have it on very good authority that the former…and VERY popular….Mayor of the city of Naples and CURRENT City Councilman……BILL BARNETT……has decided to run for ANOTHER TERM as Mayor in the upcoming Naples election!!!! The election will take place in ... Read More »

An Up to the Minute Snippet – – Late Breaking News

Hi, everyone — as Bob and I play a wait and see game as to whether we fly to Boston tomorrow in light of the approaching Tropical Storm Erika, I have some VERY interesting news that I could not sit on. 1. A new restaurant is coming to Waterside Shops….and it is not taking the place of anything. It will ... Read More »

Greetings from Paradise – -A Mid-August Edition

Hi, everyone — this is going to be short (I know I always say that and I end up going on forever) for a couple of different reasons: 1. My wonderful MacBook is close to death and I have to do what I need to do in a short period of time. (I have to say, though, that every time ... Read More »

An Up to the Minute Snippet – An “Is it August Already?” Edition

Hi, everyone — Happy Tuesday. And if you have been reading “Greetings from Paradise” along with my “Up to the Minute Snippets” for very long, you know where Bob and I are headed tonight. Yup — Weekend Willie’s for another great evening of Mudbone music. All the boys will be there tonight…Rick Howard will be back from knee replacement surgery….and ... Read More »

Greetings from Paradise – – A Mid-July Edition

Hi, everyone — Happy middle of Summer and Happy National Ice Cream Day (at least someone told me it was today….but there is ALWAYS a good reason to eat ice cream). Although this is “off season” in paradise where so many seem to think that the sidewalks roll up and Naples disappears like Brigadoon (remember that movie?), nothing could be ... Read More »

An Up to the Minute Snippet — A July 1 Edition

Hi, everyone. Again, the newsy news is catching up with me, so here is an update for you all on what is going on in paradise. No one would have ever guessed that, in the middle of the off season, there would be a location that was packed to overflowing with people. That was the case yet again last evening ... Read More »

Greetings from Paradise — An Almost Summer Edition

Hi, everyone — I have a few “tidbits” to share with you as we head into the weekend. Besides, I had to get away from watching the U.S. Open on TV for a little while. Seeing those poor guys struggle on a golf course which is SO difficult and which looks like the moon is a little frustrating. Also, the ... Read More »

Yet Another Up-to-the-Minute Snippet

Good Morning to all and Happy Monday – The news is breaking fast and furiously around here so let’s get right to it. Here is what I know for sure. 1. Here is some good news for all of you with Mercedes vehicles. I don’t know about you, but when Bob and I owned our Mercedes, it was a total ... Read More »