I used to drive over to Clearwater just to look at all the old wooden ships and yachts that were docked down there. That was over 30 years ago, before the Scientologists occupied the place.<quoted text>
Yep, I bailed and go to the keys. Spent 25 years visiting, but it just changed too much for me. Clearwater was a jewel for a long time.
They all used to walk around downtown with their uniforms on, it was freaking weird, they're some sick people alright.
There was only about 8 million people in the State back then, now there's over 20 million.