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May 7 – Jacksonville to Dillon SC

Today's 330-mile drive, all along I-95,from Jacksonville to Dillon, SC was our longest on our trip home.  While the skies were crystal clear there was a strong and gusty wind from the WNW which buffetted our motorhome the entire day. … Continue reading

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May 6 – Sebring to Jacksonville

We woke to an unexpected and very foggy eather this morning.  After having our newly installed windows water-proof checked we headed north toward the Orlando area where we planned ot pick-up I-4 east toward I-95.  The visibility was still poor … Continue reading

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May 5 – New Windows being Installed in our RV while We were out See Sebring

As promised, around 8:15 AM the Darren Thomas' workers appeared to pull our motorhome into their bays to replace our badly "fogged" windows which had lost their seals. As we left, we passed the sometimes-gator-inhabitied pond.  While no wilddlife was … Continue reading

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May 4 – Our Last Month in Sarasota – Trip to Sebring, FL

For the past month, our activities haven't changed all that much; both of us walking mornings with an ever-shrinking group (many people leaving for home), a chance to do some limited, local photography, and sailing 2-3 times a week, at … Continue reading

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April 8 – Fort DeSoto (just south of St. Petersberg, FL)

This past week was pretty much as the last several, with the exception of a day photo-trip I took to Fort DeSoto, a County Park south-southwest of St. Petersburg and located on Mullet Key.  Photo from the Internet My drive … Continue reading

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March 31 – More of the Same … and Our Second COVID Shots!

Yesterday morning we received our second Moderna COVID-19 shot.  Now both of us are "card carrying" members of the COVID-19 vaccinated set. Other than a little tenderness at the injection site, neither of us has had any side effects from … Continue reading

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March 7 – Art Show, Joe & Jeanne Warwick and Incredible Circus Arts Benefit Performance

The past week was highlighted by my participation in a local Art Show here at Sun N Fun where I sold some additional prints and have one oversized print on order.  We also had two great friends from our 2011 … Continue reading

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February 26, 2021 – Got Our First COVID-19 Vaccinations

Debbie and I received our first COVID-19 vaccination shots this morning in Manatee County, just north of our winter campground, where we had previously registered and appointments were made on randomly on a "lottery" system.  Once arriving at the park … Continue reading

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Good News!

Just after returning to our motorhome from our morning walking group, my phone rang.  Normally, if I don't recognize a number I do not pick up, assuming if it is important the caller will leave a message.  However, a caller's … Continue reading

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February 5 – 16 –- Another Week of Great Weather … And One Tragedy

While we watched a parade of storms work their way across the country and the Polar Vortex driven chilly temperatures and even colder wind chills into the teens and even single digits, we’ve been able to endure warmer than normal … Continue reading

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