the Best of Fort Myers Beach

Happy Mother’s Day!

If I woke up one morning and decided I was going to be an astronaut...she was certain I would be ...

“Real” Clothes!

It almost feels like it's time to start getting dressed again...in real clothes! Buttons, zippers, laces and snaps...oh my! As ...

Gift Giving!

It's really important to most of our visitors...and a great source of vacation stress! If I had a dime for ...

Community!

It takes a village...or an island! Our island community is quite extraordinary! I feel sure, dear reader, you feel the ...

Patience During a Pandemic

I guess once you leave home the threat is over! So it's full bloom spring break here on this island. ...

I get by with a little help from my friends…

Tonight Fort Myers Beach is enveloped in a deep sea fog. It's been this way all day and honestly, there's ...

The story behind the patches at The Pier Peddler

"Was your father a policeman?" Anyone who has worked at The Pier Peddler over the last 35 years knows the ...

Covid-19

Yes, you have to wear a mask. No one has had the luxury of being untouched by this darn virus. ...

What’s New?

The never-ending hunt for the latest and greatest! Whenever my mother and I would head out to a trade show ...

Is It OK To Wear This? I don't usually let my dog Stella get in my bed. She has one ...