Villa am Meer

Villa am Meer

Me and my house, 2012

In 2010, I began blogging about an old, weather-beaten beach house I’d fallen in love with on Longboat Key, Florida. I’d walked past it several times over the years, and had always wondered what its story was. Who owned it? When was it built? Why was it in such a state of disrepair?

The answers began to trickle in after many months of investigation, and the story that emerged was nothing short of epic. But along the way, something else emerged… something unexpected. It was me, my own voice, and a stirring deep within my soul that told me it was time to dust off my dream and figure out how to become a writer.

Villa am Meer is where it all began. I invite you to share the journey.

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