Greetings from Paradise by Linda Harden

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 »

An Up to the Minute Snippet –A Fabulous “Mudbone” Review

Happy Friday to all. I do have other news in the “hopper” but I had to let you all know about last night at the Daniel’s Pavilion at Artis-Naples. As you may remember, I have been telling you about Mudbone at Weekend Willie’s — that Bob and I along with good friends and a growing list of folks are there ... Read More »

An Up to the Minute Snippet — A Memorial Day Edition

Good Morning to all — and Happy Memorial Day! I just have a few items to tell you about today before the news starts piling up on me again. First of all — to all Bay Colony residents, I have some happy, happy news. We all, I am sure, are aware of those tacky, tacky flashing speed signs which have ... Read More »

An Up to the Minute Snippet — Thursday Edition

Hi, everyone — I hope everyone who has left paradise is enjoying fabulous weather and wonderful reunions in your northern homes. Just in case you were wondering, it is SPECTACULAR here. We had dinner with friends last evening at the Sandpiper (In my mind, it will ALWAYS be named the Sandpiper) in Pelican Bay — all of us loved the ... Read More »

Greetings from Paradise – an End of March Edition

Happy Sunday, everyone. it has been a while since I have written but that is because of two reasons: 1. most of you are here and I figure you have an idea of what is going on around town; and 2. I have been straight out swamped (as you Bay Colony neighbors know) with helping to make sure that everyone ... Read More »

Greetings from Paradise – a Mid-February Edition

Hi, everyone — Happy Tuesday. For those of you who have been reading “Greetings” for a while, you know by now that Tuesday evenings are always reserved (unless some unusual and unavoidable event comes up) for Weekend Willie’s and our favorite band, Mudbone. Yes, we will be there again tonight with 10 others to enjoy great music. I may have ... Read More »