Jacksonville

Pimptastic Fridays!

People drive as slow as molasses in Florida.  I know what you are going to say……that’s because they’re all old people.  Not so in Jacksonville.  According to City Data, the median age, 33.8 years, here is much younger, whereas the rest of Florida is 38.7.  It is just summer in the South, and it is Holy […]

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Jacquiel O’Neal

Saturday morning the door bell rang – at 7:30am. I was still in bed, amazingly enough – since I have got into a nasty habit of awaking around 5:30am these days. Immediately, I thought – “Wow, the Jehovah’s Witnesses are getting their start earlier and earlier these days.” My mom answered the door, I heard […]

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Our New Neighbor

(although if you have a better name, please submit your requests via the comment box below).  He is friendly and has many tools/gadgets that he lets me borrow when I forget where I have put the mop bucket or, sometimes, my hubcaps.  Charlie is also a very hard worker, but he is getting on in years.  Sometimes he just has […]

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Free TP Update!

If you were just as excited to hear about the 96 rolls of FREE toilet paper being offered in the ‘hood sometime back, then you will all be pleased to know that there is now a website to go to in order to find more info!  We are so blessed down in JAX to have […]

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Happy Spring!

Spring has definitely arrived here in Jacksonville.  That means more activity is happening out here in the ‘hood.  I know…..hard to believe right?!  But, the streets have come to life.  People like to be outside in the sunshine when it hits 90-degrees here in early March.  However, they just don’t seem to like to wear shoes.  Now, one would think the […]

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Moving Day!

I have two very sad things to report this week, my friends. The first being that the people next door have been evicted.  And while on the one hand, it has been truly wonderful to have some peace and quiet in the evenings – the sad part is, what in the world will I have […]

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Egg Explosion

Hey y’all!  Hope that February is treating you well.  I am anxiously awaiting the acceptance of a counteroffer on my condo this week – so keep fingers and toes crossed for me that it goes through!  It has been a busy week thus far back here in the ‘hood. Monday I was diligently in front […]

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February Update

Hey there.  Here is your first ‘hood update of February on the haps here in Springfield (per your request, I will try to get them out more often and with pics – I am now officially carrying my camera in my purse, like I am Nancy frickin’ Drew of the new century). So, the people […]

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Arrived in JAX!

So, now it is official – you will all now be receiving Laura’s Updates from the ‘Hood on a regular basis – the intention being to give you a grasp of the interesting folk you meet here in Springfield.  If you would like to unsubscribe, too bad ‘cuz I miss you and I need something […]

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