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... which made for another mad dash through the Atlanta airport to make a tight connection and once again Mary and I proved faster than our bags as we made it to the plane but the bags did not. Delta promises to have them all delivered to the house today and after all, being without bags at home is much better than being without bags in Florence, so we are taking it in stride.
In closing I wanted to relate one last story that I feel sums up our feelings on foreign travel ...
Unbeknownst to us Monday was a holiday for many Americans due to the fact that it was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We had noticed more families in the Villages and wondered about the number of students out of school. Of course there were parades - the closest for us was in Wildwood I believe.
Richard, however, worked so I got a chance to have a beauty morning, do some laundry and ...
... us hopped in the Jimmy and road to Crystal River for their Manatee Festival. They closed off the main streets and had a lively street fair with live bands and food vendors. Sam and Lynn drove up from Paradise Pines to spend the day with us. They brought their dog, Bubba, so Ziggy had a friend to share the day with. We walked around the festival for a few hours then headed back to Homosassa for the big playoff game. We stopped at the biker bar, High Octane, ...
... recreation clubs formed, bringing the total to 2,276, as well as 31 new social neighbourhood groups organized, bringing the total to 528.
. There were 5,525 softball games played at the three softball venues.
Of course there were also the top stories like health care reform, mid-term elections, the Ebola and Islam crises, the strong economy and crazy weather. I may have missed a few!
Richard and I ...
... a day for a month and still not golf every hole.
. There were 2,010 holes-in-one sunk on Villages greens for 2013, an average of 5.5 a day (I guess I better improve a.s.a.p.)
.The Villages Golf-Cart Parade in 2005 set the Guinness Book of World Records for number of golf carts at 3,321.
All this from a place that was watermelon farms, cow pastures, citrus groves, sod farms and swamp ...