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By Bradlee White
  • Kismet Kapers

    Kismet Kapers

    By Bradlee White This is the last issue of the FI News for 2019 and the cusp of the Labor Day weekend, a sure lead into fall. Sam’s workers are already out cutting down the drooping phragmites that slap unwary bicyclists in the face. Another big storm out of the west has brought cool weather. It is time for the ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Kismet Kapers

    Kismet Kapers

    By Bradlee White How come August flies by? May creeps along, with rain every other day and June slowly warms up. July is hot and best at the beach. Though we have had multiple distracting entertainments, a Flea Market, a sand castle contest, a Bloody Mary contest, a Fourth of July celebration that was tops, a huge and exciting Festival ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Kismet Kapers

    Kismet Kapers

    By Bradlee White It was Friday afternoon, July 19, and Dana’s living room was chock full of more than 50 colorful plastic buckets filled with prizes wrapped in cellophane and topped with huge burlap bows, with more donations expected for the Chinese Auction. There was a big red Bud Light bicycle, a Craftsman tool set, and more for the Silent ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Kismet

    Kismet

    By Bradlee White Way back, when houses had names, not numbers, I called mine “Avalon.” In Arthurian legend, Avalon was an island, home to enchantment, shrouded in midst, and far from the realities of everyday life. That was how I saw Kismet. I came here to party and play at the beach, meet new friends and, later, to get involved ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Kismet Kapers

    Kismet Kapers

    By Bradlee White Thanks to help from so many people in our community – donors of gently used goods for sale, merchant donors of gift certificate for auction, donors of services, and volunteer donors of their time and efforts – the Kismet League for Animal Welfare pulled off another fabulous Flea Market and Auction fundraiser this past June 15-16. To ... Full StoryREAD MORE »