Pass-a-Grille remains one of my favorite places in Florida. It's a barrier island on a peninsula within a peninsula at the end of Pinellas County less than an hour's drive north of Sarasota. The first time I saw this view on Pass-a-Grille also happened to be the first time I visited Florida. And whenever I'm here (which is not nearly often enough), I remember why I fell in love with the Sunshine State: warm spring nights...outdoor dining...blue water...palm trees and tropical wildlife. It was so much different than my home state of Michigan, I didn't want to go home (and potentially face a spring snowstorm). Well, I did go home...and within a few months, I landed a job in Tampa and moved here. This past Labor Day marked 15 years living in Florida and I never have regretted the decision.
By the way, this is another iPhone post. No word on my computer...but I'm remaining optimistic a very happy ending is right around the corner.