Let the good times roll!
May 25, 2015 -- Sanibel Island is loaded with visitors on this Memorial Day weekend. Bailey's grocery was busy on Sunday after church. Many customers spoke Spanish. A dozen or so sported tattoos all over their arms and even some necks. A double rainbow over Sanibel in June 2013. The bicycles on the shared use paths are ridden by people of all shapes, sizes, colors, and ages. On the average, visitors on Memorial Day weekend are younger than wintertime snowbirds and visitors. At this time of year, the assortment of people on Sanibel looks a little more like the rest of the state. After all, this is the time of year when Floridians visit Sanibel. Times are better; gas prices are lower. Unemployment in Florida is dipping below 5 percent. Working people are opting to take a mini-vacation to Sanibel Island, a dream spot for Floridians. They come to bicycle, to fish, to enjoy the beach. The weather is not too hot for them; they're used to it. In fact, at this time of