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August 11 thru 17 – Still in Sarasota

Ken continues to make daily slow but noticable progress. Tuesday evening, Debbie and I decided to eat out at Lee Roy Selmon's, a local restaurant with the best meat loaf around.  When we got there, it was no where to … Continue reading

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August 8, 9 and 10 – Sarasota

Thursday – I spent most of the day at the rehab facility with Ken while Debbie and Cheryl took a "girls day out", getting a pedicurer, doing some shopping and just chillin' out at our motorhome. While at the mall, … Continue reading

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August 7 – Sarasota

After a morning walk, we spent most of the day at the rehab center with Ken.  While he is still very weak, he seems to be making significant strides in his Occupational and Physical Theraphy (OT and PT) session.  While … Continue reading

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August 4, 5 and 6 – Sarasota and Time with Ken and Cheryl

Saturday morning's drive from Lake City to Sarasota was interrupted only by a stop for gas, spotting several of Florida's finest (in some cases with no one but a fellow police cruiser pulled oevr), power boats with names their owners … Continue reading

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August 3 – Across the Florida Panhandle

Leaving our Pensacola campground, we noticed a painted fence which we'd not seen when arriving yesterday afternoon. Back on while only the nation's 11th longest public roadway at 2,460.34 miles between Santa Monica, CA and Jacksonville, FL, navigates through perhaps … Continue reading

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August 2 – Four States Today

We traveled through four states today enroute to Sarasota where we are planning on going to see Ken and Cheryl.  Ken has been hospitalized for the better part of two months due to his multiple myeloma, both viral and fungal … Continue reading

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August 1 – On to Louisiana

Today we completed our trek across Texas, mostly on secondary roads until we were just short of the Louisiana state line where we picked up I-10 again. A couple on recumbent bikes … they dont' look all that comfortable and … Continue reading

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July 31 (PM) – President George H.W. Bush Presidential Museum

This afternoon we toured the presidential miseum of our 41st president, George Herbert Walker Bush. Two of many flags which line the Barbara Bush Drive entrance road Entrance Patriotic Bench Lobby After watching a short movie on the life of … Continue reading

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July 31 (AM) – Johnson City to College Station, Texas

We had a relatively short drive to College Station where we plan to visit the George H.W. Bush Presidential Museum. After the thunderstorm which moved through early this morning, we awoke to a rather muted sunsise. Our trip was remarkable … Continue reading

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July 30 – Fort Stockton to Johnson City, Texas

Leaving Fort Stockton early this morning …under a nearly full moon, the Texas landscape was pretty non-descript, although with more vegetarion than many of the areas west of the city.  However, the morning sun made some initial photography a bit … Continue reading

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