Archive for the ‘News’ Category


Tropical Storm Colin

Greetings!    I’m sure you are all wondering how Harbour Village fared in Tropical Storm Colin. I don’t imagine you heard that we had an equally large storm in this area the day before! The wind was stronger than Colin, and we lost lots of our dead and lose palm fronds which cluttered our property, […]

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Hail at Harbour Village

  Greetings! I hope all of you had good trips back up to your northern homes! We still have quite a few people here in Harbour Village, so we’re not too lonely yet! Yesterday morning we had a quick but intense storm that brought hail with it! In the 20 years we have been in […]

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August 2014

Harbour Village is still quiet, and I’m sure you have noticed that our weather has been unusually quiet! No major storms, but we have our exciting thunder storms almost everyday. It rained everyday but 2 in July!    Our turtle nests are hatching, and we had 2 visitors on the beach who made a wonderful […]

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July News

July News Not much news this month! Our 1st tropical storm just appeared off Florida’s east coast, but doesn’t look threatening here. It has been exceptionally HOT and humid! This brings more critters! We have had 2 sets of Florida Duck families! One is almost grown, and the other still has fuzzy little babies! Here’s […]

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June News

    It’s hard to believe summer is here! We now have our summer weather right on schedule – black skies (with sunshine!), and downpours of rain! June brings the opening of hurricane season with it, and we hope our season will be as mild as they are forecasting!     We had a wonderful winter […]

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October Greeetings

  Our new irrigation system is still being installed. It has been difficult since there has been so much rain and flooding the past month! Two large Wax Myrtle bushes have been ordered, and will be planted by the parking lot in the gap left after removing the melaleuca trees.     We had an […]

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August Update

We have had a very wet but quiet August. The quick storms here are magnificent in their power. I am including a few photos of our black clouds- some Harbour Village, and some Englewood beach.   Harbour Village has begun a huge project ~ all new irrigation, replacing our antiquated system. (See photo). When finished, […]

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July Happenings!

It is HOT here! How hot is it? Our poor Angel trumpets wilted almost as soon as they bloomed! (See photos below). But we are very grateful that we have had no bad storms! We get a good brief thunderstorm almost everyday to keep the grass growing and the plants green! There have been 2 […]

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June’s Musings

Greetings! I have big news this month! Harbour Village’s very own Stefanie Meade was selected to paint a mural on the seawall at Zekes Restaurant in Englewood! (See photo). In an article in Harbor Magazine, it said “Stefanie Meade wanted to incorporate the history of the area into her art. Her mural of the old […]

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June’s Storm

Hello Everyone ! I’m sure you are all wondering how we fared during Tropical Storm Andrea! We did have lots of rain! Our moat was full by Friday, but this morning it was dry again! The photo below is after a hard rain we got this afternoon! Water in the moat immediately seems to bring […]

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