Archive for July, 2011

Snowy Plover Nesting Season Over

  This was a good year for nesting on Sanibel’s beaches.  There were 12 babies born compared to 7 last year.  SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) also reports that here were two Wilson’s Plover nests with a total of 6 babies.  You can learn more about these shorebirds at a presentation on August 4th at 10AM at SCCF. Read More »


Sanibel #2 on Top 10 Best Islands in US

A subsidiary of Trip Advisor LLC has named Sanibel and Captiva as #2 on their list of best islands in the United States.  Amelia Island, Florida came in first.  Check out this link for the story: http://www.familyvacationcritic.com/10-best-islands-in-us/art/ I’m not sure why they think “miniature golf” is a daily activity on the islands! Read More »


Kids Program at Shell Museum

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is starting a great program for the summer which will give parents some “child-free” time.  You can drop the kids off at the museum and they will be entertained for 2 1/2 hours with shell crafts and education.  It’s only $15/child and is available Tuesdays and Thursday from now until September 1.  What a great idea! Read More »


Sanibel Gulffront Condo For Sale

  I have another great new listing.  This is a 2 bedroom/2 bath condo in Sanddollar.  It has been totally remodeled from top to bottom with open kitchen and granite counters, stainless appliances, private balcony offer master bedroom, new furnishings with flat screen TVs and plantation shutters throughout.  Call me today for all the details. Read More »


Sanibel Home for Sale

 I have a great new listing at Victoria Cove which is a small 7 home subdivision across the street from the beach on Sanibel’s east end.  It’s a 3 bedroom/3 bath canal front home with heated pool and spa.  Other amenities include a separate master suite, roof top sundeck with Gulf and canal views, private elevator to all floors, central vacuum, zoned... Read More »


Sunny Sanibel

 It’s just another day in paradise! Read More »


July 4th Road Rally

    After the parade on Monday we participated in the road rally, riding along with our good friend Susan Andrews.  It was quite a challenge, particularly when one lady got upset with the traffic on her road and removed the shell clue from her mailbox, leaving us to wander around lost in her neighborhood.  I guess that’s why they... Read More »


Sanibel July 4th Parade

    What a great day for a parade!  The rain held off so it was hot, but a good time was had by all. Read More »


Black Bear on Sanibel

 This picture of a black bear was taken Monday by a motion activated camara on the Bailey Track on Sanibel.  Wow!  This is a first.  I presume he swam here, but from where?  I guess even the bears know that Sanibel is a wildlife sanctuary. Read More »