Monthly Archives: January 2018

January 22 – Air Boat Trip in the Everglades – Surprise Visits with Old RV Friends

Today's plans were to leave around 9:00 this morning and drive the roughly 150 miles to Everglades City to meet up with Ken & Cheryl and their daughter and her husband, Kim and Terry, for an airboat ride through the … Continue reading

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January 18 – The Statues of St. Armands and Harding Circle Historic District

St. Armand’s Circle is known today for being one of the most frequently visited shopping destinations in the Sarasota area with over 140 points of interest. However, there is an interesting history behind this popular modern commercial center. Charles St. … Continue reading

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January 5 – Day One in Sarasota

While firends and family back home would consider our Friday's low-50os temperature a "heat wave", a chilly breeze discouraged us from donning summer clothing.  With a short, but important, list of maintenace problems, we stopped by the local RV dealer … Continue reading

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January 4 – Sarasota and Warmer Weather … At Last!

Again, we awoke to sub-freezing temperatures … 29o … and brisk winds out of the northwest … which was a bad omen as they would be buffeting our motorhome all the way to Sarasota! As we pulled in our slides … Continue reading

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January 3 – “Cooling” Our Heels in Jacksonville

We'd hope to complete the last leg of our trip to Sarasota today.  Although this morning's cold temperatures and windy conditions were not a particular problem, the forecasts for freezing rain and the weather-related closing of sections of I-10 along … Continue reading

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January 2 – Still Trying … Apparently in Vain … to Escape the Cold Weather

We awoke to another very chilly day as we prepared to leave South Carolina and head to Florida in hopes of leaving the winter weather behind.  However, leaving the Hilton Head RV Park & Marina where we've spent the past … Continue reading

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January 1 – Dinner with Brandon and Lila Clements

The weather was LOUSY … overcast, cold and with a steady breeze off the water creating a wind chill in the high teens … although no where near as unseasonably cold as back home!  Having discovered our washing machine had … Continue reading

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