Sarasota was great! Not nearly as different from where I live as South Beach, or Key West, but there were definitely some areas that knocked my socks off. We had a really hard time finding waterfront restaurants - turns out that's because we headed the wrong way on Lido Key - but somehow always seemed to luck out and walk into a little place, with a little deck, a little table for two, and a great big view. I've got fodder for post after post and will definitely have to reign myself in from posting a bazillion posts about it. Siesta key is my personal favorite. Loved it.
I missed you - and your blog - more than I'd like to admit, hahaha,
For now it's back to reality, which included cleaning my grubby lanai