SPECIAL Meeting of #HallandaleBeach City Commission on Tuesday @ 4:30 PM to discuss contracts of City Mgr. Rosemond & City Att'y Whitfield. pic.twitter.com/iod4Xqmpub— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) November 29, 2016
Hallandale Beach Blog -A common sense public policy overview offering a critical perspective on the current events, politics, govt., public policy, sports scene and pop culture of the U.S., South Florida and Europe, especially the UK and Sweden. In particular, Broward & Miami-Dade County, and the cities of Hallandale Beach, Hollywood & Aventura. Trust me when I tell you, this part of Florida is NOT the Land of Lincoln. Pictured in upper-left is Hallandale Beach's iconic beachball-colored Water Tower on State Road A1A; September 2008 photo by me, South Beach Hoosier. © 2013 Hallandale Beach Blog, All Rights Reserved.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Attention: SPECIAL Meeting of Hallandale Beach City Commission on Tuesday at 4:30 PM to discuss contracts of City Manager Daniel Rosemond and City Attorney V. Lynn Whitfield
Sunday, November 27, 2016
On Monday night, things change for GOOD in Hallandale Beach! Anabelle Taub and Michele Lazarow to be sworn in and welcome in an era of common sense, competency, transparency and lots of hard work and public accountability at City Hall for the city's long-suffering residents
As Hallandale Beach gears up for shift in power, more fireworks expected
Susannah Bryan, Reporter Sun Sentinel
November 11, 2016 7:26 PM
The nasty election season may have ended, but the drama in this oceanfront city is far from over.
The balance of power on the dais has now shifted from Mayor Joy Cooper to her political rivals, Commissioners Keith London and Michele Lazarow. The two, along with newly elected Anabelle Taub, vow that changes are coming.
Those changes could include a new city manager and city attorney, government meetings held at times more convenient to the public and a ban on Styrofoam pushed by London but blocked by Cooper.
The changing political landscape could even impact development in a city known for its gridlock.
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Michelle Lazarow, Keith London, Anabelle Taub now have majority over Mayor Joy Cooper in Hallandale Beach / Britt— Broward Politics (@browardpolitics) November 9, 2016
Taub, Lazarow win big in Hallandale Beach after vowing to fight corruption
Susannah Bryan, Reporter Sun Sentinel
November 8, 2016 10:46 PM
Incumbent Hallandale Beach Commissioner Michele Lazarow and political rookie Anabelle Taub won their races in what some called Broward County's nastiest election.
Taub, a real estate agent, won in a landslide against incumbent Bill Julian, a retired horse trainer under state investigation for allegedly accepting favors from a developer.
"The residents of Hallandale Beach struck corruption with a fatal blow tonight," said Taub. "Hallandale Beach government will be restored to doing what it is supposed to — serving the residents."
Lazarow, an animal activist first elected four years ago, won handily despite a challenge from Alex Lewy, a former commissioner who stepped down in 2014, and Ann Henigson, a retired secretary making her fifth run for office.
"Tonight, we turned the page to a new chapter for Hallandale Beach," Lazarow said. "After the ugliest election cycle in our city's history, I am grateful that the residents of Hallandale Beach continue to have faith in me to fight for their interests."
Both winners vowed to root out corruption at City Hall if elected.
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.@SunSentinel - To change decorum and direction, choose Anabelle Taub and Michele Lazarow in #HallandaleBeach https://t.co/8OqK1rqHYV— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) November 8, 2016
South Florida Sun Sentinel
We have probably knocked on several thousand doors by now. My feet may never be the same. 😅 Rain or shine we are knocking on doors and I get to meet so many sweet elderly men and women (some of their circumstances break my heart), most speak Spanish or Russian, and are so grateful to having someone at their door speaking their language (I only know a few words in Russian). While I ran because I wanted #Hallandale to be safer for my mom, I am now doing this for them too. I can't wait to start some volunteer efforts to reach out to seniors in my city (especially those who don't speak English). Nursing a nasty cold and painful feet, but taking this time to ponder on all the possibilities to be able to #payitforward. Giving back feeds my soul. 🌹#thiscoldcantholdmedown #communityoutreachgoals #hallandalefl #hallandalebeachA photo posted by Anabelle Taub (@anabelletaub) on
Hallandale Beach commissioner Michele Lazarow opens up about the controversy in her city https://t.co/WKckpI1mDq— Sun Sentinel Opinion (@SoFlaOpinion) September 3, 2016
My friend just drove by my sign and Commissioner Michele Lazarow's sign in Hallandale Beach and… https://t.co/jLRl9z1tqs— Anabelle Taub (@anabelletaub) October 12, 2016
My friend just drove by my sign and Commissioner Michele Lazarow's sign in Hallandale Beach and sent this to me. Love ❤️ my supportive friends. A former client drove by them and sent me a congrats as well. Can't wait for November 8th! #election2016 #blessed🙏 to have great friends! #hallandalebeach #hallandaleflA photo posted by Anabelle Taub (@anabelletaub) on
Video at http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/89577225-132.html
When political power becomes more important than public service, the public loses. Unfortunately, that is what has happened in Hallandale Beach.
We have seen an Office of Inspector General investigation that found "gross mismanagement" of our CRA swept under the rug. Now there's an active investigation into a majorly flawed "community benefit" program, and an admission by an elected city official that he made a side deal with a developer before approving their massive project. Mayor Joy Cooper made matters worse when she not only had the microphones cut off at the city commission meeting, but also had Commissioner Keith London and me removed from the dais for attempting to discuss Bill Julian's public admissions of wrongdoing.
Though the mayor will say she is trying to maintain order, her move also has the effect of protecting her political majority. When she shuts off the microphones and silences the voices of two of the city's elected officials, the people she is really silencing are the residents of Hallandale Beach who elected us to be their voice on the commission.
Following Commissioner Julian's public admissions, I thought it was important that we discuss how the city plans to handle the situation before he played a role in deciding how we allocate more than $100 million of our taxpayer's funds. Cooper thought it more appropriate to have dissenting opinions removed from the dais by police. Imagine in Congress, one party having the other removed from the floor so that they cannot debate or vote on the issues they were elected to decide. It would be the leading headline on every national news broadcast and in every major newspaper in the country.
I will continue to raise this issue until I believe it has been appropriately addressed and remedied. I owe that to the people who elected me.
I got into politics as an advocate for animals. Now I am an advocate with a title and an important vote. I take that vote and the platform it provides very seriously.
As we move into election season, I would encourage the voters of Hallandale Beach to educate themselves on the candidates. I am one of those candidates. So is Bill Julian. We are not running for the same seat.
Voters have a chance to take back their city from a political system that is failing them. To do that, they must elect people who care more about public service than they do political power.
Our next commission meeting is Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. I encourage residents of Hallandale Beach to attend and sign up to speak during public comment. Your voice matters, but it must be heard.
Michele Lazarow is a city commissioner in Hallandale Beach. She can be reached at MLazarow@cohb.org
'Cuba si! Castro no!' But now, it's "Cuba si, Fidel Castro no more!" Observations on a day that so many people in South Florida thought might never come in their lifetimes
Here's our Sunday front page. @MiamiHerald #fidelcastroisdead #FidelCastro pic.twitter.com/QfWJA0HZVb— Miami Herald Opinion (@HeraldOpEd) November 27, 2016
I grew-up in South Florida in the 1970's hearing people say one thing more than anything else that ever made an impression on ever-observant me.
It was a phrase that many people said with conviction, borne of bitter and heartbreaking personal experience -of having their or their family's life torn upside-down.
But for others, like many Democrats and liberal politicians or news reporters I came to personally know in 1970's and 1980's Miami while involved with Dade County and national Democratic Party officials and campaigns at a very high ;level, it was said it out of cautious political expediency. The unspoken reason was clear - they knew they MUST at all times be sensitive to the concerns of so many people concentrated in one area who felt this particular pain and sentiment so deeply in their heart and their head, lest those pols become eviscerated come election-time.
That phrase, of course, was 'Cuba si! Castro no!'
But now, today, it's "Cuba si, Castro no more!"
But this morning's news about the death of the Cuban dictator Fidel Castro came far too late for so many childhood friends of mine's parents and grandparents, too late for so many of my own former teachers, coaches, teammates, employers, barbers, auto mechanics, and neighbors in North Miami Beach I knew, admired and was influenced by in ways large and small.
People who desperately hoped, no prayed, that a day like today would someday come while they were still alive and could, perhaps, get at least one last chance to return to visit or live in the land of their birth, with some measure of happiness and satisfaction.
But to no avail.
The Communist tyrant Fidel Castro and his bureaucracy of fear and destruction always lived to fight and rule for another day, another year.
Another year of not being able to walk the streets, sidewalks, neighborhoods, beaches or open spaces of their youth, ones that they could still so clearly see in their heads when they closed their eyes, but which, increasingly, may've only existed as memories, never to be seen again in person.
And today was a fateful day that my own father never saw before he died almost five years ago this Christmas, who worked for so long with so many wonderful Cuban-born men and women I came to know, trust and respect over the years since my family first moved to Miami in August of 1968.
People who, while brave on the outside, always deeply felt a hole in their soul that people not in their unique situation could never hope to fully understand or explain away.
As so many told me in their own words, how can it be a "phantom pain" when you know that Cuba is still there, so close by?
Yes, it's that geographic proximity that burned, that element that made even recounting happy memories back in Cuba soon turn into tears.
How many hundreds and hundreds of times have I witnessed that?
Too, too many....
THE SUNDAY TIMES FRONT PAGE: 'World divides over revolutionary icon who became murderous tyrant' #skypapers pic.twitter.com/8aDXLhFdJt— Sky News (@SkyNews) November 26, 2016
Sunset over Calle Ocho. Buenas Noches, Miami. #AdiosCastro https://t.co/CrQlxXMtXo pic.twitter.com/oh4zDsB11w— Billy Corben (@BillyCorben) November 27, 2016
Miami-area news orgs planned coverage of Castro's death for decades thinking it might be imminent. @sunsentinel plan from 1993 pic.twitter.com/WNVccHkBej— Danny Sanchez (@dannysanchez) November 26, 2016
Cubans worry about what comes next after Fidel Castro’s death https://t.co/yfDI2I1EB1— Diana Marrero (@Diana_Marrero) November 27, 2016
Opinion ... A hope that Castro's death allows Cubans to finally confront their tragic past https://t.co/N8uAWNfSGT— Diana Marrero (@Diana_Marrero) November 27, 2016
@BillyCorben - #AndyGarcia weighs-in with #CommonSense, #clarity and a sense of history re #Cuba under #Castro. https://t.co/sELYuY0mNC— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) November 27, 2016
Still going through a lot of 🇨🇺emotions. I likely wouldn't have been born in US,learned to write in English, etc. if my family hadn't fled.— Monica Castillo (@mcastimovies) November 26, 2016
In Miami's Little Havana, dancing in the streets. The dictator is dead. https://t.co/LMTFvTywmK— NYT National News (@NYTNational) November 26, 2016
https://twitter.com/— Yoani Sánchez (@yoanisanchez) https://twitter.com/
hashtag/Cuba?src=hash">#Cuba</ a> Mi madre creció bajo Fidel Castro, yo nací bajo Fidel Castro… mi hijo nació bajo Fidel Castro, mis nietos nacerán sin Fidel Castro yoanisanchez/status/ 802431579368882176">November 26, 2016
The glamorization of Fidel Castro today is disturbing, if you love life, freedom and liberty you are appalled. https://t.co/MkJNbDlDBh"— SalenaZito (@SalenaZito) https://twitter.com/
>pic.twitter.com/MkJNbDlDBh</ a> SalenaZito/status/ 802523398228344832">November 26, 2016
My mom on Castro: "Batista would only kill you. Castro would kill you, arrest your spouse, make it impossible for your parents to work..."— Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien) https://twitter.com/
soledadobrien/status/ 802481955904233472">November 26, 2016
"This is Miami's Berlin Wall moment." https://twitter.com/
My Cuba Libre made with Havana Club Rum saluting all my loved ones who I wish had lived to see this day arrive. https://t.co/0hg1vdNSjC"— MariaElena Fernandez (@writerchica) https://twitter.com/
>pic.twitter.com/0hg1vdNSjC</ a> writerchica/status/ 802407543230238720">November 26, 2016
Aylen Menino and Ivone Menendez celebrate and remember their fathers, who didn't live to see this day https://twitter.com/
— MariaElena Fernandez (@writerchica) November 26, 2016
It’s not about celebrating death. It’s about feeling enormous relief that an extremely long, painful chapter has ended. Hope returns.— MariaElena Fernandez (@writerchica) https://twitter.com/
writerchica/status/ 802415831082680320">November 26, 2016
Earlier this year, I posted about my interview with Nixon "plumber" Eugenio Martínez. Feels right to do it again today. #AdiosCastro pic.twitter.com/EECVpfW0Ft— Billy Corben (@BillyCorben) November 26, 2016
SVT (Sveriges Television) Sweden
De firar Castros bortgång
Publicerad:26 november 2016 12.00
Uppdaterad:26 november 2016 12.27
We were supposed to have dinner in DC tonight. Not happening... https://t.co/ixiQeXeFwy"— Carina Bergfeldt (@carinabergfeldt) https://twitter.com/
>pic.twitter.com/ixiQeXeFwy</ a> carinabergfeldt/status/ 802574380282814464">November 26, 2016
Många känslor i Little Havana.— Carina Bergfeldt (@carinabergfeldt) https://twitter.com/
Slå på teven nu, nyheter kl 18!
(Och 19.30) https://t.co/ObDkPhxtcv"
>pic.twitter.com/ObDkPhxtcv</ a> carinabergfeldt/status/ 802557277530165248">November 26, 2016
Så här reagerar Little Havana på Fidel Castros död.
Vi sänder live i https://twitter.com/
We must seize the moment and help write a new chapter in the history of https://twitter.com/— Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (@RosLehtinen) https://twitter.com/
hashtag/Cuba?src=hash">#Cuba</ a>; that of a Cuba that is free, democratic, and prosperous. RosLehtinen/status/ 802390494328320000">November 26, 2016
If you praise Fidel Castro, don't expect anyone to take your criticism of Donald Trump seriously.— Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) https://twitter.com/
FrankLuntz/status/ 802572793456029696">November 26, 2016
"Kaepernick, born in Milwaukee explains to me, the guy born in Havana, how great Castro really is" https://twitter.com/
Justin Trudeau might not want to visit Miami https://twitter.com/
Of course he did! British https://twitter.com/
hashtag/Labour?src=hash"># Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn praises https://twitter.com/ hashtag/Castro?src=hash"># Castro's "heroism." https://t.co/L4rhRE7tDO" >https://t.co/L4rhRE7tDO https://twitter.com/ kausmickey">@kausmickey https://twitter.com/ hillhulse">@hillhulse https://twitter.com/ hashtag/SoFL?src=hash">#SoFL</ a> https://twitter.com/ hashtag/UK?src=hash">#UK</ p>— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) https://twitter.com/ hbbtruth/status/ 802492474656780288">November 26, 2016
My hometown paper. Sometimes you don’t need a lot of words to say so much. https://t.co/xuz7eMXNq4"— MariaElena Fernandez (@writerchica) https://twitter.com/
>pic.twitter.com/xuz7eMXNq4</ a> writerchica/status/ 802394600841224192">November 26, 2016
På grund av visum blir det ingen tur till Havanna. Men likväl till Little Havana.— Carina Bergfeldt (@carinabergfeldt) https://twitter.com/
Live 18 & 19.30 med anledning av Castros död. ️ https://t.co/mMFABHppAL"
>pic.twitter.com/mMFABHppAL</ a> carinabergfeldt/status/ 802461865884454912">November 26, 2016
Nobody in Florida ever put their families on a raft in the middle of the night to send them to Cuba.— Richard Roeper (@richardroeper) https://twitter.com/
richardroeper/status/ 802403437640118272">November 26, 2016
The raw emotion https://twitter.com/
#HOLLYWOODFL based photographer and entrepreneur Esther Chuang with Hollywood Mayor-elect Josh Levy
Thumbs up! What a night! #HOLLYWOODFL based photographer and entrepreneur Esther Chuang with a very elated Hollywood Mayor-elect Josh Levy at his Victory Party, held at Leo Anato's Atelier3/AT3 on Harrison Street & S. 19th Avenue, Hollywood. AT3's great environment and the amazing variety of food prepared by chef Kevin Dreifuss, former owner/chef of ENDS MEAT restaurant, was SUPERB! November 8, 2016
Last night at #election2016 #party in #hollywood #city. Congratulations #joshlevy #newmayor #hollywoodcity. Privileged to be with the #sunsentinel #sunsentinelnewspaper #photographer #makeamericagreatagain #neverforget #anighttoremember #life #liberty #pursuitofhappiness #blessed #yourphotographer #miamiphotography #photography #proudtobeamerican ����
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Esther Chuang, Morro Dois Irmãos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015
Above, perhaps my most-favorite photo ever of Esther, which is really saying something considering the THOUSANDS that I've actually seen of her, from all over the world. But despite the fact that you can't actually see it here, trust me, her amazing smile and inner and external beauty are there. This photo is an even more amazing achievement when you know the backstory of what it took for Esther to get to the top of the mountain, since it's NOT for the faint of heart. Next time you see her, ask her about that! Morro Dois Irmãos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on her birthday, July 10, 2015. That's the Christ The Redeemer statue way out in the horizon on the top of another mountain, to the left of her head. �� In case you forgot what the Christ the Redeemer statue looks like, up close, here's another Brazilian beauty to connect-the-dots for you: Gisele Bündchen, aka @Gisele.
Today is the day. Today is a celebration. Today is my day. Today, I hiked, I photographed, and I explored. Today I choose to love. Today I'm happy. Today I'm blessed. Today is my birthday. Today is a special day for you and me. #birthdaygirl #birthday #birthdaymonth #brazil #braziltrip #rio #theview #livingthelife #lifeisgood #morro #rio #praia #travel #miami #miamigirl #luckygirl #loveisintheair #justdoit #artist #photographer #photography #taiwan #beautiful #vacation #viajar #instagood #smile #dreambig #wishes #true
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My next boyfriend isn’t allowed in Brazil. The women are too hot. ��— Bebe Rexha (@BebeRexha) March 19, 2018
Beach day. pic.twitter.com/TGMXzzpDKI— Bebe Rexha (@BebeRexha) March 19, 2018
Brazilllll pic.twitter.com/sS45YnxrBo— Bebe Rexha (@BebeRexha) March 13, 2018
My #WhatsApp: I remember happy moments like that. And soon a day that I never ever thought could be reached, nor ever wanted to be reached, Day 101, will be over. Triple digits. To quote someone I'm forever quoting, "Wow." ☹️ And I'm not in #Sweden , either. ☹️☹️ pic.twitter.com/upD1rLQTaB— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) January 25, 2018
Bad news on the #Sweden front: How that very disturbing news re violent #crime in Sweden you probably didn't see/read about in the U.S. media yet, affects me... I'm NOT flying to ���� & #Iceland���� this week as I'd previously planned. ☹️�� Here's why: https://t.co/mcg8gidFmv— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) January 25, 2018
@instapundit In 2018, nothing's more precious than U.S. news media getting on thr high horse to lecture us abt personal relationships in workplace. Just don't think of Ben Bradlee @washingtonpost or Les Moonves @CBS, whose girlfriends worked for them there https://t.co/EErNGuIy1n— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) January 25, 2018
Seems like a good time to remind everyone that the guy spouting off about morality below slept with his candidate's wife while still working for the candidate. pic.twitter.com/aXy7Z6XKVx— RBe (@RBPundit) January 24, 2018
@EstherPerel @matthewhussey @LewisHowes @SexWithEmily 1 of most insightful pieces re #MeToo precisely bec it acknowledges that human behavior -even among well-educated ppl who shld know better- is so often inexplicable and full of hypocrisy and betrayal. https://t.co/UseNuI0vP8— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) January 21, 2018
@fredrikstrage @CallMeCilia @magnusswede @didigital_se @maralkalajian @SpotifyBusiness MT @cheriehu42 In many ways, #Sweden ���� is taking the lead on #tech & #diversity in the music industry. My latest @billboard >> https://t.co/Gevel7oX8X— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) January 19, 2018
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." - Martin Luther King, Sept. 1962. #MLK I was a young kid living in #Memphis with my family that April night in 1968 when we returned home from a trip to #McDonalds and like so many nights before, I raced to the TV set in the living room to beat my two younger sisters to be the one who turned on the TV. As my parents walked in and settled down on the family couch, to see what was on TV, literally, within one minute, came the Breaking News that Dr. King had been shot elsewhere in the city. And the news only got worse as the night went on as news soon confirmed that Dr. King had died as a result of the assassination attempt, and soon there was widespread looting and violence in Memphis, the very things he had adamantly opposed. Eventually came the news that the city was under curfew, and sometime before midnight, because my family lived in a new-ish apt. complex that was on the same road as the nearby Armory, my parents and I and many of our neighbors watched in silence from the sidewalk/curb as tanks driven by members of the mobilized National Guard drove towards downtown Memphis, because the city's powers-that-be had decided that this would show the people who was boss. As my mother tells the story, one of my neighbors remarked on the irony of U.S. Army tanks being used to try to stop violence by Americans who were upset about the murder of a great man who had won the #NobelPeacePrize. It was the first time I remember ever hearing this strange word: #irony.
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My first blog post of 2018: Changes to look for in me and at #HallandaleBeachBlog in the year to come -and some oblique clues about the upsetting past few months and why you haven't been seeing me quite so much lately around #SoFL. https://t.co/c67K6YM2ts pic.twitter.com/oLLpULXe3W— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) January 11, 2018
Like the gangs who've tagged @MyFDOT_SEFL signs on US-1 in southern #Broward for well over decade, esp. #HallandaleBeach? In Jan. of '14 = over 95% of all signs/FPL poles b/w NE 213th St. & HBB, inc. "Entering #Broward County" sign that's been laughingstock 4 years. @GlennaOn10 pic.twitter.com/zXfNpWtDrW— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) January 18, 2018
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2 0 1 7. I made new mistakes and old ones again. I learned things I didn't know and I things I had already learned the hard way but needed to repeat either way. I fell in love again and again, with the same man, and realized that is the way to do it. I stopped thinking life happened to me and started enjoying taking control of what tomorrow would entail. I wrote even when it hurt and I apologized even when they didn't. I almost gave up but woke up and stood up and spoke up and didn't budge and moved on and forgave myself for not always knowing what to do. I decided the most important thing is to be proud of who I become and to make sure she is someone to be proud of. All I truly have is the opportunity to be whoever I want to be, and knowing that is everything.
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The boyfriend of Mikaela -Malin and Jennifer's sister- wrote above: "Honey, you are my everything, my dream, my imagination, my reality, my future. Sounds like something that I would write to someone special -and have!
New to my #NewYearsResolutions: 1/ Eat Breakfast more often B4 leaving 4 work, and NOT via FastFood! 2/ Have B'fast in bed more often! 3/— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) January 1, 2018
Whenever possible, have #fashionblogger/Instagram models over 4 B'fast when latter occurs! The @micahgianneli Rule �� https://t.co/YCVJSE5NqR
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FYI: There are 10 photos below, including a rare one of yours truly!
When not possible to have #fashionblogger/@instagram models over for Breakfast -and deep discussions abt trends in #SocialMedia��- head over to Chocolada Bakery & Cafe, #HollywoodFL for Breakfast and get in some high-quality #peoplewatching AND writing done! On my way there NOW! pic.twitter.com/GZFzpnXUPe— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) January 1, 2018
Last night, ChristmasEve, on #TheBroadwalk, #HollywoodBeach FL, near Hollywood Beach #Marriott hotel. In b/w giving directions/dining advice to northern visitors who sized me up as a well-informed local whom they could trust after they walked up to where I was sitting - I have that trusting face thing down!- I ruminated on the many inexplicable things that have happened to me the past 3 months that have turned my life upside down, and the important decisions I will be making in the coming weeks as 2017 morphs into 2018.
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Unlike amazing #SergelsTorg in beautiful #STHLM, #Christmas holiday reindeers in sunny #SoFL, at least in #HallandaleBeach, are NOT life-size, much less, larger-than-life. Another thing that makes me miss #Sweden����. @CallMeCilia @magnusswede @LindaZachrison @LolaAkinmade pic.twitter.com/Iu5JWVcYIC— HallandaleBeachBlog (@hbbtruth) December 5, 2017