Doug Kelly

HumorRestaurantsSeafood

Not-so-succulent Seafood

Thank your lucky stars at the number of really great seafood eateries at our beck and call in Clearwater. Let's face it, we've been spoiled, and no one more so than I. The realization of how spoiled I really am...

Humor

I Hate Kayaks

Photo by Pete Nowicki on Unsplash A few weeks ago I penned a blog about sailboats, and I now take aim at an even more primitive craft: kayaks. To put it mildly, I’d sooner get naked and hug a cactus...

Humor

Save the Skeeters

Photo by Inge Maria on Unsplash It's been raining a lot in Clearwater lately and we know what that means: mosquito time. But a new and revolutionary initiative is about to dramatically shift the way the world now views mosquitoes....

ActivitiesFishing

A Fish Fight

At the risk of disappointing readers who would like a treatise on “The Dynamics of Debentures,” I’ve decided that first we must put to bed the following controversy: If you tie a largemouth bass tail-to-tail with a mackerel of the...

Humor

Dealing with a Car Dealership

I recently pulled into a car dealership to check out the newer gas-saving compacts and immediately felt like a fish in an aquarium. Eyes blanketed me through the showroom window and a salesman, coiled near the entrance like a starving...

GeneralHumor

Watch Out!

How will the parent of a screaming two-year-old handle the situation?   How about the sight of too much flesh crammed into a pair of too-tight jeans? And what about the young woman and a dude at least twice her...

BoatingHumor

Sailboat for Sale

It's disgusting to see sailboats cluttering up our waterways. What does anyone see in these bodacious boats? They’ve got to be the most ridiculous form of transportation ever invented. First of all, it’s archaic to depend on the wind to...

BoatingHumor

The Lighter Side of Marinas

Clearwater's marinas resemble a beehive throughout the year, particularly the boat ramps. But some busy ramps make the conclusion of a gorgeous day on the water a challenge to one’s patience. Case in point: After launching our boat at a...