No, Miami in mid-July was not a crazy trip at all. Actually, it wasn't any hotter than South Carolina. We had a wonderful time, except for the airline seats, which haven't gotten any more comfortable since I last flew. But for a weekend, it wouldn't have made any sense to drive.
Here are a few more pictures I didn't get a chance to post earlier. The first is at Tarks in Dania Beach, where I had shooters (fresh shucked oysters in a shot of beer with hot sauce), conch salad, and heavenly key lime pie.
Everybody was exercising, although I didn't go to these extremes.
Musicians on the beach at Hollywood:
And another of those beautiful gates at Hollywood:
The laundry is just about finished, and I can now continue threading the dobby loom.