How The Detentions Got Their Song on Radio Margaritaville


How Do You Get Your Song on Radio Margaritaville? I admit that I listen to Radio Margaritaville… a lot! Recently, I heard a song that I pointed out to my husband. The lyrics sure sounded like they were written about my beloved Port Aransas, Texas. I heard the name of the band and looked them […]

“Island Time” Trop Rock Radio Show Wins TRMA Award


“Island Time” Trop Rock Radio Show Wins TRMA Award “Island Time” is the longest running Trop Rock radio show, celebrating 15 years on the air this month. Just the name conjures up all the ideas of the perfect beach lifestyle, which is exactly what Dennis King’s AKA “DK the DJ” radio show is all about. […]

2014 Trop Rockin’ Highlights


Ahhh….  2014 is in the books (or online magazine?) and what a wonderful year it was! From Trop Rock festivals to Parrot Head Club events, we met hundreds of wonderful folks from around the country. Our regular contributors and roving reporters delivered another year of great stories about what YOU are doing out there Livin’ […]

Peter Mayer’s Stars and Promises “Evergreen” Concert


Peter Mayer’s Stars and Promises “Evergreen” Concert My husband Doc and I attended Peter Mayer‘s Stars and Promises concert in Lancaster, Pa., last week. This year’s show was titled “Evergreen” it was a truly magical night, one that is filled with joy and promise for the upcoming holiday season. We go every year and I […]

Be Part of the Ohana (family) at Duke’s Malibu


Be Part of the Ohana (family) at Duke’s Malibu Duke’s, owned by T S Restaurants, searched out spectacular waterfront sites for five award winning restaurants honoring the great Duke Kahanamoku: Hawaii’s most famous citizen, Olympic medalist and father of modern day surfing. Three of them are in Hawaii (Waikiki, Kauai, Maui) and 2 on the […]

Sitting Here at the Flora-Bama


Sitting Here at the Flora-Bama I happened to be in Orange Beach, Alabama recently on book business and mentioned to a longtime friend that I’d like to interview the owner of the Flora-Bama. Many folks who are disciples of Jimmy Buffett’s music know about the Flora-Bama, but for those who don’t, here is a great […]