A Winter Home at Clearwater Marine Aquarium


 A Winter Home at Clearwater Marine Aquarium The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is the home for Winter, the dolphin that is– Winter is the inspiration for the book and film, Dolphin Tale and its sequel, Dolphin Tale 2, is in theaters now. The first movie is the true story of this bottlenose dolphin’s rescue off the [...]

Tips for Hosting a House Concert


Tips for Hosting a House Concert When my husband and I first saw our house, it only took about five minutes to decide it was definitely for us. The most striking feature was the expansive deck and pool in the back yard. It wasn’t very long before I started envisioning just where a Trop Rock [...]

Best Way to Get Around Key West?


Best Way to Get Around Key West? Rent a Bike! I started renting a bicycle in Key West during Meeting of the Minds back in 2010. I’ll admit that I thought it was a waste, since we had a rental car driven down from Ft Lauderdale. But I’ve come to rely on bikes during the [...]

Trop Rock Music Schedule – MOTM 2014 Key West


Trop Rock Music Schedule during MOTM 2014 DO NOT PRINT…. YET!  Why? 1.  Musicians are still finalizing gigs. We’ll add approximately another 20 gigs to this schedule and you don’t want to miss them! 2.  Gig times often adjust as we get closer to the event.  We’ll update them as they change. 3.  We’ll provide [...]

Central Texas Parrot Heads Party at “Pirates Ball” for Charity


Central Texas Parrot Head Club Hosts 10th Annual Pirate’s Ball One hundred and fifty Pirates & Wenches, Captain & Crews along with Tropical Shirts & Grass Skirts swooped into Austin, Tx for the 10th Annual Central Texas Parrot Head Club’s “Pirate’s Ball” charity benefit. Thanks to the support of our community and neighboring Parrot Heads [...]

Jimmy Buffett Concert Frisco, TX Party in the Parking Lot


A Glimpse of the 2014 Frisco Jimmy Buffett Parking Lot Party We had to miss the Woodlands and Austin concerts, but received fan redemption when Jimmy Buffett announced his tour would include Frisco, Texas, known for one of the best parking lot parties in the nation. We set up in the Gold parking lot, home [...]

A Life Interrupted


A Life Interrupted Happy Independence Day Trop Rockers – This one will be dedicated to my next door neighbor, Jack and to those who are making life altering sacrifices for our benefit. I hope you’re finding yourself in a peaceful place today. I’m thinking of a rocking chair on a hill top porch overlooking the [...]