Sh*t happened 2/24/16: Hit man-hiring lady testifies, Tampa Bay home prices soar


Ah, yes. It's the kind of Wednesday that makes you want to lay in bed all morning, putting off everything in favor of wasting good time thinking about all the stuff you're putting off by laying in bed, listening to the rain and dreading traffic. Let's retreat into yesterday, in the hope of finding a simpler time (we won't).

The Florida woman whose 2009 attempt to hire a hit man to kill her husband was at least partially captured by the TV show Cops is now saying it was all an act. Well then, in that case, she was awesome. Can't wait to see her in her next role, Woman Being Sentenced.

Tampa Bay home prices saw the third-largest gain in the state in January, rising 20 percent due to lack of supply. It's simple economics — the less of something there is, the more valuable it becomes, until it creates the unbearable situation of having an extremely valuable home you can't sell because you'll never be able to buy another one, because they're all so extremely valuable. Rent a shack near the beach, work part-time renting kayaks and thank me later.

And finally, a judge said the 26-year-old man who threw his daughter off the Sunshine Skyway last January is still not competent to stand trial for the crime. We can't imagine what everyone involved is still going through, and hope they find some resolution soon.

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