Today on Context Florida:
As we rapidly approach the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, Darryl Paulson writes of the increasing speculation that Donald Trump will likely be the Republican presidential nominee. Nevertheless, he believes Trump has no better than a 20 percent chance of winning the nomination. So, why will Trump not win the Republican nomination? Because he will either suffer a Howard Dean-like fall, or because his support is concentrated among people who are not Republicans and people who are less likely to vote.
Tim Bryce notices as we get older, we become more sensitive to temperature. In Florida, we have learned to live with the heat as our friends in the North have learned to live with the snow. As for Bryce, he’ll gladly take the heat. After living his first 30 years in the North, Bryce remembers too well the bulky layers of clothing, shoveling driveways, and being forced to stay indoors.
As a writer, Catherine Durkin Robinson grapples with hurting those people in her life who she writes about. Every day writers face these questions. Some ignore them and write without a second thought about trivial matters such as privacy and consequences. They name names and share intimate details. They argue that all they owe anyone is the truth and vow to get it right. Others discuss their ambivalence openly. For her part, Robinson is not big on secrets, and says she is a horrible liar.