Monthly Archives: March 2012

March 8 – Cumberland Island, GA

This morning, we took the 9:00 ferry from St. Marys to Cumberland Island, the largest and southernmost in a chain of barrier islands extending the length of Georgia, known collectively as the Sea Islands or sometimes as Georgia’s Golden Isles. … Continue reading

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March 7 – Crooked River State Park and St. Marys, GA

While taking our bikes off the car, one of our campground neighbors with a similar coach to ours stopped by and struck up a conversation about Winnebagos and the differences between our motor homes.  His wife stopped by soon thereafter … Continue reading

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March 6 – Leaving Florida

We’d hoped to get an early start this morning.  By 8:30 AM, were ready to hook up our Jeep to our motor home.  However, we were unable to shift our Jeep into a “free-wheeling” mode which is necessary for towing. … Continue reading

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March 5 – Merritt Island

As we’d previously toured Kennedy Space Center, we opted to take in Merritt Island today.  After a stop at the Visitor’s Center, where we were treated to we drove the 7-mile Black Point Wildlife loop road through the salt marshes … Continue reading

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March 4 – Drive to Titusville

Today we left Bradenton and were planning on stopping by Bok Tower in Lake Wales.  However, it was a windy day, with gusts to 40 MPH and we decided it would be more fun to visit and photograph on a … Continue reading

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March 3 – Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training

Thanks to Neal Huntington, the General Manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Debbie and I along with her brother, Dick, and his wife, Kate, were given a private tour of the team’s spring training facility in Bradenton. Parenthetically, in addition to … Continue reading

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March 2 – Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota

Debbie’s brother, Dick took us to the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is nested in 14 acres in a brick-laid residential section of Sarasota. Enroute, we passed a statue of a famous VJ-Day kiss. It is an open-air and under-glass museum … Continue reading

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March 1 – Back in Bradenton/Sarasota

We are always glad to get to visit the Bradenton/Sarasota area … giving us time to spend with family.  We met Debbie’s brother, Dick, for coffee and ran some errands.  That evening, Dick and his wife Kate joined Debbie and … Continue reading

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