Category Archives: Florida

Miami’s South Beach

January 4 – 7, 2020 Before boarding our cruise to the Panama Canal, we spent a few days in South Beach, with temps in the low 70s. This was too cold for the locals, who were wearing sweaters and jackets, … Continue reading

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A Day of Inspiration

April 30, 2019 This morning, my brother and I headed to the Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, while our sisters explored the The Ringling in Sarasota. Regardless of destination, we all wished we’d had more time there. The highlight of this … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Island and Everglades City

April 28 – 29, 2019 We’re quite pleased with our lodging, a four-bedroom home in Palma Sola that we found on VRBO. It’s located in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance of Palma Sola Bay, near Bradenton, Florida, but with the screened-in saline pool, we might want to spend most of our time here. It’s […]

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Homosassa Wildlife

April 27, 2019 After leaving our aunt and uncle’s home this morning, we headed south to Bradenton, FL. We contemplated stopping for lunch on the way in Hernando Beach, but weren’t sure we’d be satisfied. Still, I kind of wish … Continue reading

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Family Warms the Heart

April 25 and 26, 2019 This is a family trip, with the primary impetus being a visit to my aunt and uncle in Hernando Beach, Florida. My brother and I had visited them several years ago, when I first started … Continue reading

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La Nouba, or Let’s Party!

Monday, March 27, 2017 We are spending a few days in Orlando for a business meeting.  Today, we segwayed through Celebration, Disney’s planned community developed in the 1990’s. It really is a lovely area, and the weather was perfect for … Continue reading

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More Airplanes

Friday, December 16, 2016 We went back to the National Naval Aviation Museum this morning to take a trolley tour around the grounds where we could see more of the collection of airplanes here. During the tour, we learned about … Continue reading

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Battleships and Aviation

Thursday, December 15, 2016 We left New Orleans this morning, headed to Pensacola Beach. On the way, we stopped in Mobile where Mark and Dad visited the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, which has been home to the battleship since late … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ IVh

Friendship Friends Steve and Joan joined us for a few days at our Panama City Beach Condo. While they were visiting, we did some exploring and found a lovely park in the area. Panama City Beach Conservation Park, with 2,000 … Continue reading

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Beach Walks

Tuesday, March 29 Life is so hard here. Took a 90 minute walk along the beach this morning. I really wouldn’t mind doing that every day. It’s still windy, and the high hazard flag was out. Wednesday, March 30 Another … Continue reading

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