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Can you believe this? We are in Ft. Lauderdale to start our cruise tomorrow, and the very first thing I did when I got here was drop the bag that had my laptop and my CAMERA in it! On the pavement! You know how I am about my camera. I think they are both OK, but if the pictures I take on the trip aren't that great, I'm on record as having a good excuse. ;)
... is another story. He LOVES cruising. Well, how about a transatlantic cruise TO Europe, then? That works for both of us, especially since we'll be cruising with our friends Jaye and Greg. They'll be going back home after we get to Barcelona, but it's not easy to get me home that quickly once I'm on European soil. I'm addicted. We're going to have to spend a couple of days in Barcelona for sure. And then Provence is just a hop, ...
... of some final photography. Unfortunately a Sand Crane flew right beside the golf cart and I wasn't ready to capture it. I had been videoing Richard to see if I could help him improve his swing like in his lessons. Still I did see alligators and loads of wading birds in the ponds around the courses. I also saw lots of homes right out of Architectural Digest.
After we finished packing as much as we could, ...
... recently done the Loop over a two year period in a 43 foot cruiser. One of his companions along the way was "Foreign Exchange", a Bayliner that winters at Paragon and one year was adjacent to us in the yard. They purchased a small island/rock on the way to Hockey Stick and we frequently see the boat there.
On the way home the wonderful smell from Sonny's bar-b-q restaurant was too much for us ...
... Hacienda villa. I was shocked that they were asking $350,000 for a 1500 square foot spot. It did have a nice view of a nature preserve but in my opinion was way over-priced. The agent told me they get over a million hits a day on their website and it only takes one to buy.
One morning we made our way to Sumter Landing to trade in our two empty Starbucks bags for two coffees and watch the world go by - though it was pretty quiet at that time of the ...
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