A Classic Government Game Show

************************************************************* These people dressed as they are come from all over Lake Park to make deals here in the marketplace of Town Hall. Let’s – Make – A – Deal! [Fanfare] The name… Continue reading

Checks and Balances

From an anonymous commenter on Sunday, July 24, 2011, Standing Guard section of the blog: (bolding mine) “Hmmm how come I never see any of the folks that are busy beating up our… Continue reading

Ignorance and Tyranny

A Good Old-Fashioned Money Mystery

Headed to the beach? Out on the boat? Sitting under the AC vent trying to keep cool? Well, here’s a little something to bide your time… another good read. Don’t be fooled. You… Continue reading

Coming soon to the street where you live

Did you all receive this flyer recently? I’m not sure of the exact date of the installation, or if these are going to be installed in all or only part of Lake Park,… Continue reading

Who “Owns” the Place?

Dear Neighbors, Good news! YOU are the proud “Owners” of the Town of Lake Park, Florida! [cheers…applause] See, it says so right here! YOU (Citizens of Lake Park) are at the top of… Continue reading

Stating the Obvious

It’s come to my attention by way of observation at my own house over the years that all manner of little varmits come out of the woodwork and the surrounding landscape for two… Continue reading

Free Money Fairytales (part one)

 Reality Suspended Once upon a time in a magical land much like ours…oh wait, it IS ours… (I get so confused.) We were expected to suspend reality and believe that Free Money grew… Continue reading

Put ’em up, put ’em up…

No, not your dukes… …your concern, your insight, your news! “Put ’em up” and engage in a clash of ideas and information. There’s a lot happening in Lake Park. Ask, think, say something!… Continue reading

A Sunday Perspective

Never for a moment..


Street Views

We have begun posting video today, and we hope to do more of this in the future. The first of our Street Views comes to us from Brent Headberg and takes us on… Continue reading

You are getting sleepy…very, very sleepy…

Animation used by permission: Copyright hypnosisisaddiction.com all rights reserved Oh, the hypnotic effects of bureaucracy… Three hour town meetings are notorious for turning engaged residents into sleepwalkers. But if you consider the stories behind… Continue reading

Do Not Avert Your Eyes

…because, yes, I’m going to talk about The Marina. STOP – RIGHT – THERE! I said, DO NOT AVERT YOUR EYES! Aerial view of the Lake Park Marina under capacity – 2011 I… Continue reading

They Will Be Vigilant

“I apprehend no danger to our country from a foreign foe. … Our destruction, should it come at all, will be from another quarter. From the inattention of the people to the concerns… Continue reading

The View From Your Street

I’m curious. What’s it like out there on the street where you live? What do you notice when when you ride through town, walk your dog or watch the world go by through… Continue reading

The Snitch in the Room

It sits quietly on the sidebar of the Lake Park Town website on the Finance Department page, static, innocuous and silent. Who would imagine that untold secrets lie deep in the heart of… Continue reading


…To Let The Sun Shine In I want to take a moment to thank everyone who has stopped by the blog, shared the link with friends and neighbors and who have been kind… Continue reading

Who Are They Really?

Who Are Our Town Leaders? That’s always a good question to ask before an election rather than after, but the question is as valid now as ever and we hope you’ll consider it. Town… Continue reading

Standing Guard Over Our Town

It was like a dream out there. A quiet, early evening, and the sun was wearing a veil of gauzy white, which seemed to tame its usual harsh summer attitude. The rain had… Continue reading