It's here. Friday has arrived. And it's the 1st day of a long holiday weekend. How better to kick things off than a solid morning Sift. Enjoy...
A- Fanless reprises his photos from Urban Beach Weekend in 2005.
B- Superbee is now happy...after some assistance.
I guess my point is this: When you're unhappy, you can try exercise, and you can go to acupuncture, and you can tell yourself that your problems are the problems of the first world, and you should be thrilled that you don't live in a tent in Haiti...C- The Chowfather shares his impressions of the latest Cobaya underground dining experience at Bourbon Steak that occurred about 2 weeks ago [!!].
Or you can cave and go to the shrink, and walk out with a fistfull of prescriptions, and a new day on the horizon.
Having seen the light, I choose the latter. All for a $45.00 copay.
If you are a burger or steak fan, run don't walk to Bourbon Steak. If you don't like steaks or burgers, run don't walk to Bourbon Steak. Don't let the "steak" part of the the name fool you. It's a well-run restaurant serving great food along with a great wine list.D- Shorter Carlos Miller...
This is one of the best restaurants in South Florida.
This is sorta like a game to me.E- Inside and outside Everglades cypress domes at The South Florida Watershed Journal.
F- Bark Bark Woof Woof opines on Charlie Crist's flip on Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
So why the sudden switch? A couple of reasons come to mind. First, he's going after the moderate to progressive voters that are not completely sold on Kendrick Meek, the Democrat in the race; second, he sees that DADT repeal is moving through Congress and it polls very well (some give it a 75% approval rating), thereby making it a safe place to be since he's not worried about pissing off the right-wing base any more. And if Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE) is in favor of it, that makes it okay to go there.G- Former US Senator and Governor Bob Graham is too old to head the Gulf Oil Disaster Commission? Eye on Miami thinks so.
Big Sugar dominates Florida politics the same way that Big Oil, the Gulf of Mexico. Sure, there are plenty of non-profit conservation groups who can be summoned to defend the pace of protections in the Gulf as in the Everglades. On the other hand, a younger, tougher fighter against corporations and their influence would have been a better choice to co-lead the Obama commission..