Growing up in a large family, I missed out on some of the things in our proverbial backyard here in the Sunshine State. While other families went to theme parks and tourist traps, my parents took their tribe of five to state parks and historic and cultural exhibits, which were both less expensive and presumably more valuable in terms of the experiences. Sometimes my inner brat still feels like it got gypped. I worked out my issues on a recent Friday night. My childhood longings and adult habits got equal treatment with a free mermaid show at a lounge designed to look like a... More >>>