Moving while still on tour was a bit tricky, but a great decision. It's wonderful to have a place of my own now, regardless of where I am in the world. I'm also fortunate to be rooming with one of my closest friends from college. So, when I'm not on tour, I can pretend I'm still in college--two awesome chapters of my life combined!
Of course, immediately after I pulled up to my new digs, I pulled out again and took off to witness the legendary "Sarasota Sunset." For a New England girl accustomed to associating "legendary" with "snowstorm of the century," I thought it was a bit dubious that a disaster-free natural event like a sunset was really so iconic. However, as the sun went down over the crystal clear water and white sandy shores of Lido Beach, my doubts turned into awe. There really is nothing quite like a Sarasota Sunset, and it 100% deserves its legendary status.
You can honestly see a gorgeous sunset just about anywhere in Sarasota. Seriously! Yesterday, while working out in my gym's lap pool, I appreciated a fabulous one amid backstrokes. However, there's something especially surreal about soaking in the last colors of the day from a white-sand seat. After speaking with many of the locals, my roommates' buddies, my new hair dresser (hair dressers always know the hot spots), and visiting these places myself, below is a list of the best white-sand seats in town: