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May 11 – Home At Last

This past Wednesday we were able to get together with Ken and Gloria Simonsen, RV friends from our winters in Naples. One of the joys of our RV lifestyle are the many wonderful and lasting frinedships we've made. Leaving Hilton … Continue reading

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May 7 – RV Repairs … and an evening with Bob, MJ, Mark and Terre Newbert

We were on the road early this morning headed back to Savannah, where the traffic laws are strictly enforced. Our destination was Roberts Truck Center to have the Check Engine light and the slow starting issues with our Ford V10 … Continue reading

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May 6 – Jacksonville, Hilton Head and some RV Issues

We got an early start yesterday morning and, as it was a Sunday, the traffic was relatively light.  All went smoothly up unitl we stopped for gas in Dade City.  However, shortly after leaving the gas station we noticed a … Continue reading

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May 4 – Our Last Week at Sun N Fun

With most of the park's "residents" having headed north and formal activities over for the season, this last week in Florida has been noteworthy for its lack of any major adventures … although we still try to get our morning … Continue reading

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April 28 – Solomon’s Castle

On the recommendation of Max Rodriguez, a really good friend and one of our morning walking buddies, we took a trip to Solomon's Castle today, located about as far off a major highway as you can get in Florida. The … Continue reading

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April 26 – A Surprisingly Busy Week – Remembering Ken Grenier – Visiting Family and Friends

Late last week, I received a text from Ken's daughter, Kim, who sent a picture she'd run across of he and I taken early last winter.  As it is the last photograph of the two of us, I will treasure … Continue reading

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April 19 – The Sailor Circus … “The Greatest Little Show on Earth”

The clear highlight of this past week was our trip to last evening's opening night of the Sailor Circus with new RV friends from Sun N Fun, Traci and Daniel Wray. in its new $4.35 million arena. Celebrating its 70th … Continue reading

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April 17 – Naples to Visit Wendy Manley

Yesterday we drove to Naples to visit with Debbie's close and long-time friend, Wendy Manley and her friend Brian.  Debbie rode shotgun in my cart while Wendy, Brian and I played a round of golf at the Esplanade course under … Continue reading

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April 14 – Myakka State Park – Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

With scheduled activities winding down here at Sun N Fun, we are increasingly on our own for the balance of the month to do some things time has now permitted over the winter. Earlier this past week, we revisited Myakka … Continue reading

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April 10 – Dinner with Sandy and Jeff

This evening, we had dinner wit Sandy and Jeff at a great and intimate German restaurant  

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