Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 16 – 23, 2017 – 999 Days on the Road

Tomorrow will be our 1,000th day of RVing since we head out on our first trip in 2010. Meanwhile, Debbie continues to find things to do here at Sun N Fun in Sarasota … a stretching class, yoga and even … Continue reading

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January 8 – 15, 2017 – Our First Week in Sarasota

After arriving at Sun N Fun and getting settled in, we’ve had a hectic and productive week. Debbie has discovered and gotten involved with both Stretching and Yoga classes while Dick joined Tatum Ridge Links, a local golf course just … Continue reading

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January 7, 2017 – Sarasota

After some torrential overnight rain storms, we woke to cool and overcast skies.  A bigger problem were the 16-17 MPH winds which, when hitting us broadside, made driving a challenge.  We were again passed my more Clemson and Alabama fans … Continue reading

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January 6, 2017 – Florida and Warmth … at least for the moment!

Today’s drive from Columbia, SC to Jacksonville, FL was relatively uneventful … always a good thing! We were passed by a really cool 1935 Ford pick-up truck and several cars full of Clemson fans and a lone Bama supporter, likely … Continue reading

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January 5, 2017 – South Carolina Capitol and Columbia, SC

Columbia is the 40th state capitol we’ve now visited.  However, Charleston , not Columbia, was the home of South Carolina’s first State House.   In 1753 construction of the two-story building began at the northwest corner of Broad and Meeting Streets.  … Continue reading

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January 4, 2017 – Staying Ahead of the Cold Weather

We left the Raleigh area and struck out for Columbia, South Carolina.  For the most part, it was an uneventful drive and, while mostly overcast, we did get a few glimpses of sun and saw temperatures climb to 70 degrees … Continue reading

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January 3, 2017 – North Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh

We headed into Raleigh this morning under overcast skies to tour our 39th state Capitol.  However, the current building was not the first capital of the State. Royal Governor William Tryon and his family brought architect John Hawks from London … Continue reading

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January 2, 2017 – Tournament of Roses Parade from Long-distance

This morning, we awoke to rain.  However, as we’d not planned to go anywhere today, was not a problem.  Instead, we tuned in the Tournament of Roses Parade … which we’d appreciated all the more since taking a detour and … Continue reading

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January 1, 2017 – Happy New Year!

With a strong front working its way north from the Gulf, we continued our southern trek, trying to beat the rains to the Raleigh area.  Along the way, Debbie rediscovered her favorite photographic subject while we are traveling … At … Continue reading

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