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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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April 7 – A Brief Surprise Trip Home

April is always a busy birthday month for us:  Scott (2nd), Doug (4th), Jake (9th), Jason (10th) and Taylor (19th). However, as Doug is turning 50 (where have the years gone?) we made a last minute decision to fly home … Continue reading

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March 31 – Friends – Winter Activities Winding Down

I thought I'd add periodic challenge to our travel updates.  Below is a close-up photo of a (current or one-time) familiar object.  See if you can guess what it is. *************** Cheryl flew in on Sunday to help decide what … Continue reading

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March 16 – A Busy … But Also A Very Sad … March

Over the course of the past two weeks we seem to have found ourselves busier than ever; Debbie (Walking, Classical Stretch, several Line Dancing classes, Belly Dancing and Water Aerobics) and I (a Morning Walking Group, Photography Club, Woodshop, Petanque, … Continue reading

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February 28 – Rainbow – Circus Sarasota – White Pelicans Other Water Fowl at Cortez

Wednesday With Nancy and family off to the beach … we've yet to get there yet this year … we ran a couple of errands but not much else. On the off chance Nancy wanted to take in the circus … Continue reading

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February 26 – More of the Same – Nancy & Family Arrive – Mote Aquarium

For much of the past ten days, we've continued with the same activities we've been enjoying since arriving in Sarasota. We did have a chance to view a "super moon". Our photo club's assignment was "action at Sun N Fun".  … Continue reading

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February 16 – Still Not Missing the Northern Weather!

We are staying so busy … seven days a week it seems … we marvel at how we ever had tme to work. Last Sunday back to RC sailing races which I continue to love … and thanks to Canadian … Continue reading

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