Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront
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... and well deserved after much hard work. Franny's sister Stacey was also there. She lives only 10 minutes away and also moved down from NJ in recent years. We three ladies were in the pool for hours. Harriet and Buddy were there too but did not venture into the pool. Of course Franny is the most hospitable person in the world and when you go to her house the food and drink just flows. I have never seen so much delicious food on offer in ...
... were already ready which I like so you don't have to drag your carry-ons with you every where.
It was great to see my son, Marshall, who works as a youth counselor in Camp Carnival. He was on duty doing "JUST ASK" when we arrived in the lobby.
He had dinner with us in the Gold Olympian Dinning room. We chose 'your time' dinning so Cassie and Marshall can join us all week. Our wait to be seated wasn't long at all. I had ...
... and fond memories here, so that makes Pendergrass special.
Have a wonderful time and please have a glass of wine in honor of the Old *****.
By the time this is read, I will have forgotten I wrote a note.
Love to each of you,
Sister and Bates
After dinner, we went back to the room to get Charles' phone as mine went caput on me. You know how stressful that was. I need my phone to make pictures. Now ...
... seen in captivity. And before you get all excited, no, you cannot go visit. Rum Creek is not open to the public nor do they welcome visitors (the ranch manager keeps a shotgun in his truck to ward off would-be intruders). But they agreed to participate in my PhD research project, mostly thanks to their veterinarian. Dr Mark Davis is a fellow University of Georgia alumnus who was born and raised in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, and is one heck of a wonderful, ...
... did have a few minutes to visit the Astronaut Hall of Fame down the street. This is more of a museum dedicated to the various space programs, with some interesting memorabilia.
All of this made us want to watch Apollo 13 again.
Today was capped with the siting of an alligator swimming along in a roadside ditch. Now we really know we are in Florida.