I note that in downtown Venice, the Christmas lights are up. And it's not even Thanksgiving yet. Of course I was used to London, where Christmas starts a lot earlier. I didn't see beach snowmen there though.
But here's a familiar figure all among the poinsettias, which you can plant in your garden in Florida
Unlike western New York, where they have to languish in pots in the house. Sadly we will be back in Cattaraugus County soon and will miss the fabled parade of light-bedecked boats. Instead, we look forward to a snow-bedecked drive.