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February 26, 2021 – Got Our First COVID-19 Vaccinations

Debbie and I received our first COVID-19 vaccination shots this morning in Manatee County, just north of our winter campground, where we had previously registered and appointments were made on randomly on a "lottery" system.  Once arriving at the park … Continue reading

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Good News!

Just after returning to our motorhome from our morning walking group, my phone rang.  Normally, if I don't recognize a number I do not pick up, assuming if it is important the caller will leave a message.  However, a caller's … Continue reading

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February 5 – 16 –- Another Week of Great Weather … And One Tragedy

While we watched a parade of storms work their way across the country and the Polar Vortex driven chilly temperatures and even colder wind chills into the teens and even single digits, we’ve been able to endure warmer than normal … Continue reading

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January 15 – February 4, 2021 – Sarasota

Today became our 1,600th day of RVing. During the past several weeks we have continued to restrict our activities and contacts with other people due to the continued spread of COVID-19 here in Florida.  And, the people we engage with … Continue reading

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January 1 – 14 – Sun N Fun

This year in Sarasota is somewhat different that in the past. Other than our morning walk (everyone is wearing a mask), we have restricted our normal activities and the people in those few those in which we are participating area … Continue reading

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Welcome 2021 … at Last!!

Shorlty after we signed-off last evening, we were getting ready to take a shower and head for bed when there was a loud BOOM!  Looking out of our window we saw the sky light up almost overhead.  Exiting our motorhome … Continue reading

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Christmas To New Year’s Eve – 2020

Since arriving at Sun N Fun, we have remained pretty much self-isolated other than walking each morning with a group (everyone masked) and I sailed my radio-controlled boat on Sunday afternoon (again people were wearing masks). On Christmas Day Night, … Continue reading

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Christmas Day – Arriving in Sarasota

The temperatures have taken a tumble since yesterday afternoon when we saw the mercury reach into the 70os…. tumbling after the afternoon's thunderstorms to belw freezing overnight, resulting in some ice on one of our coach's slide toppers. Still, we … Continue reading

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On to Jacksonville, FL

Traveling as far south as we did yesterday turned out to be an exceptionally wise decision … and made our Christmas Eve Day drive much easier and safer than if we'd had to start out from the Wade/Fayetteville area which … Continue reading

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A Longer Day than Originally Planned – Ashland, VA to Santee, SC

Last evening we began looking at the weather for the I-95 corridor over the next two days and how it might affect our travels from Ashland VA to Wade NC and then the next on to Jacksonville FL. Today's forecast … Continue reading

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