Tag Archives: Florida

RSMU – Week 8 Picks

Here we are at the midpoint of the college football regular season. Alabama, Oregon, Florida, Notre Dame and a handful of other teams remain undefeated. The RSM pickers, sadly, do not. Let’s get to the picks! This week’s games: LSU at Texas A&M Virginia Tech at Clemson Auburn at Vanderbilt Wake Forest at Virginia South […]

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RSMU – Week 6 Picks

Last week, the RSM football gurus were spotless in their record … because we didn’t pick any games. We’re back this week, but you’ll have to forgive any strangeness. RSM founder Wayne Franklin had emergency oral surgery this week, so whatever he writes will be under the influence of copious amounts of painkillers.   You’ve […]

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Henry Flagler: Honorary Southern Man or Yankee Carpetbagger?

If you live outside the state of Florida, you may not even know the name Henry Flagler. If you live anywhere along Florida’s Atlantic coast, however, the name Flagler is unavoidable. There’s Flagler Beach, Flagler College, Flagler County and countless other institutions, both private and public, named for Henry Flagler. But who was he?

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Twanglish Lesson: Flawda

Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to mastering the finer points of the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

Today’s Twanglish Lesson is also a bit of a Real Southern Geography lesson.

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Dining on the water in “Old Florida”

If you read my post yesterday, you know I recently took a family vacation to Florida’s Space Coast. And you know I did everything I could to steer clear of Interstate travel. Now it’s time to talk about what really matters when one is on the road: food.

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Learning to Hate the Interstate

I’m learning to hate the Interstate. The older I get, the less concerned I am with the quickness with which I arrive – and the more concerned I am with the experience of the drive itself.

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G’ Rides – Castillo de San Marcos

RSM contributor George Heubach loves nothing more than to saddle up his Harley and join his riding crew for tours around the Southeast. You can be sure he’ll always have his trusty camera along to capture the moment. Then we’ll put some of them up here for you all to enjoy. Occasionally, he’ll also bring […]

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