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Sunday, May 6, 2007 from Miami Beach, Florida

The women here are beautiful! I just thought I would let everyone know.

So here I am in Miami Beach. Another stop in Florida. It’s becoming much like California where I spent way too long. I’m not complaining, but I’m not knocking down the states like I should be. I’ve been stuck at 31 for a while now.

While in Miami Beach I am tracking down more advertising programs. Here I met up with Jan, a former advertising classmate at MSU. Now Jan is part way through his two years at the Miami Ad School. Since I arrived almost 24 hours ago most of our conversation has been about different ad campaigns, advertising agencies, and just different creative stuff in general. Since this trip is my life 247 I don’t get much time to work on creative little things for the sake of pleasure. I miss that! However, I’ll have all the inspiration I could imagine when I settle back down.

Miami Beach! Wow what a place. We walked down Ocean Drive last night. The place is bumpin’ with music at the clubs, plastered with high-rise condos and hotels, full of restaurants that are too expensive for a guy living on donations, and more Bentley’s, Lamborghinis, and Aston Martins than most people ever see. It was capped off with a walk through the South Florida Art Center to see some innovative work and studio space and topped off with a burger from Dewey’s Tavern.

Around the neighborhood people are rolling around on beach bikes with huge handlebars and mopeds. Parking is a nightmare. The heat is a little too much for me. But I think I could live here, which is a surprise coming from a Yooper like myself who loves snow and came from a town of 1,300.

Oh. One more note. In 31 states and dozens of metro areas I have never seen anything like I saw in Miami with dozens of skyscrapers being built. My jaw dropped. I had no idea there were places like this in the country with so many going up. Wow!

Blog Date Posted: May 6, 2007 | 348 words | comments 0 Comments