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Return of the Rocket Man: Learning to Flyboard in Fort Myers, Florida

February 7, 2014

When I was eight, I saw a vision of my future.  According to Argosy magazine, by the time I was thirty I would be getting around with a jet pack.  I would be rocketing off to work with 500 pounds of thrust on my back.  At night I would be heading home with my feet […]

Longevity: Discovering the Real Fountain of Youth in St. Augustine, FL

January 16, 2013

As I came into Florida, home of the largest concentration of senior citizens in the United States, on my way to the oldest city in the United States, I was feeling a little creaky in my limbs.  I had stayed up too late watching the game, and it had been a long drive and I […]