FLORIDA IS 8223 SQUARE MILES BIGGER THAN ENGLAND.The state has an area of 58,560 square miles, but a lot of that is swampland. Land totals 54,136 square miles and water covers 4424 square miles.
In 1982, Dennis Wardlow, the mayor of Key West, declared war against the United States because of a roadblock by the Border Patrol in Florida City, the mainland gateway to the island chain. The tongue-in-cheek secession renamed the area the Conch Republic with Wardlow as its prime minister. The campaign was short-lived; within two minutes, Wardlow had surrendered and requested $1 million in foreign aid.
Pineapple casseroles are a favorite in country kitchens, and like any good Southern recipe our Country Kitchen Pineapple Casserole features back-to-basics ingredients like butter, sugar, eggs, and white bread. You'll be surprised at just how good this simple casserole tastes!
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 8 eggs
- 2 (20-ounce) cans crushed pineapple, drained
- 10 slices day-old white bread, cubed
- 1 cup frosted flakes cereal, coarsely crushed
1932 – Anthony Perkins, American actor (d. 1992)
.... Died from AIDS, but was married to Berry, a female, who died in one of the 9-11 plane crashes. He had two children.