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... I had been told by an American friend of mine that this part of Florida was 'white-trash', but I have to admit, we don't always share the same opinions.
We had been upgraded to first class on the flight from Charlotte, North Carolina to Pensacola and were well into the holiday spirit. Workman met us at the airport and it was great to see her again, she was as fun as ever. It was hot and sunny and ...
... lady for years and years!
Moving right along, we went out to the viewing area for the Blue Angels. Larry hadn't seen them in many years, and Josh never had. They put on a great show! I'll just add a few photos of this.
The last item on our agenda for today was the Pensacola Lighthouse. I'd wanted, for years, to climb those steps. There are 177 steps. Josh made it up and back down. I got up 58 steps, decided discretion was ...
... he made my picture. Josh is getting to be a good photographer. When we all went down to the beach, he made pix of his Daddy and me in our almost-matching hats.
Oh my - this is getting pretty long! Just a couple more beach pix from this afternoon's walk, and we'll call this 'un done. If I see anything else interesting, it can go onto tomorrow's.
Back to Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. What horrors will the Seaview face tonight???
... pix - both of the guys and of Carl, who seems to enjoy posing. He sure isn't shy!
Then Larry came back and caught me reading my book. What is it about me and FDR??? This book is excellent. Nourishes my brain. I don't know how many people would bring a book about the relationship between Roosevelt and Churchill on vacation, but I did.
Larry suggested we try out the Sassy Bass restaurant out close to ...
... we proceeded to WalMart, where we spent a preposterous amount of both time and money. (Maybe my WalMart Savings Catcher account will get me a little of that back?) Finally got to the Gulf Shores Plantation a few minutes after 4PM. I think Larry and Josh both are impressed both with Sherry Morton's condo and with ...