Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 29, 2016 – The Ringling Ca’ d’Zan and Circus Museum

April 29, 2016 –  The Ringling  –  Today, we toured two major parts of “The Ringling”, including Ca’ d’Zan, the home of the Legendary circus owner, John Ringling (1866-1936), and his wife Mable (1875-1929), the gardens surrounding the home and … Continue reading

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April 25-28, 2016 – Four More Days in Paradise

Our major accomplishments during the past four days under very warm and sunny skies … punctuated each afternoon with towering cumulus clouds … have included Debbie getting a haircut, pedicure and manicure, two more rounds of golf, one where I … Continue reading

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April 24, 2016 – U.S. Olympic Rowing Finals and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Sunday Concert

This morning, we returned to the rowing venue to watch the finals of the single and dual scull which determined the rowers who will represent the United States in Rio this summer. First up were the men’s and women’s Paralympics … Continue reading

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April 23, 2016 – Concessions Cup Golf Tournament

Ken and I attended (for free) the Concessions Cup, a Ryder Cup format golf tournament designed to celebrate the game through international competition while giving back to worthy causes. The event is a biennial team competition played between teams comprised … Continue reading

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April 22, 2016 – U.S. Olympic Rowing Trials

This morning we watched the qualifying heats for the men’s and women’s single sculls, men’s and women’s double sculls, lightweight men’s and women’s double sculls. Tomorrow the semi-finals will be held and on Sunday morning the finals will determine who … Continue reading

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April 17-21, 2016 – Friends, Family and Golf

Over the past three days I have played two rounds of golf and we’ve had a chance to spend time with Debbie’s brother and Wife (Dick and Kate)  and our best friends Ken and Cheryl Grenier, a couple we met … Continue reading

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April 15, 2016 – General RV

Following the guidance from the General RV service department, we got up very early and arrived at the General RV queue, which takes customers on a first-come first-serve basis, before 7:00 AM … albeit they do not open until 9:00 … Continue reading

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April 14, 2016 – Lake City to Seffner (Tampa)

It was a relatively short and very uneventful drive to Seffner where we pulled into Lazy Days RV Park. Tomorrow off to General RV for some maintenance issues.

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April 13, 2016 – Florida At Last

Another long day on the road, mostly in southwestern Georgia.  In one area we were surprised to see huge acreages which have been transformed into vast solar energy collection farms. Solar panels as far as the eye could see We’re … Continue reading

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April 12, 2016 – National Civil War Naval Museum

Frank, Lynn and Debbie and I toured the National Civil War Naval Museum today. Although having studied Naval History while in college as part of my Navy ROTC curriculum, I was amazed at how much I’d either forgotten or was … Continue reading

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