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We have one week under our belts at home in Florida. The joys of travel and homecoming have now faded with the reality of taking care of business.
As I wrote last week we did some pressing essentials right away but instead of decreasing, our "to do" list seems to be growing by leaps and bounds. This morning I scheduled appointments for repairs to our dishwasher, ice maker and wine fridge. They all decided to let us know they been missing us!
I wanted to write an entry while I'm still mentally between continents and homes.
It was wonderful to return to Sarasota and we've spent this week reviving our routines and catching up with details that needed attention once we were back.
My first order of business was the renewal of an expiring driver's license. Of course it was more complicated that I expected. I couldn't ...
... but we are on the "net" so all is well. Poor Lars spent more than an hour on the phone with Comcast our "not favorite" cable provider to restore his soccer channel and HBO etc.
A bottle of wine and a light supper were consumed before an early bedtime for us. We are sleeping well but our internal morning "alarm" is still set on European time.
We look forward to a busy day tomorrow and we tackle our "to do" list. But "THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME!"
... say I got a nice sunburn!
Went to the Pelican Alley restaurant after for lunch. It's a little hole in the wall restaurant but one of our FAVORITE to go to. It's on a coastal alley and there are lots of pelicans there sunning. Well, there was this one bird that decided to visit our outside table. What a hoot! Stayed there quite a while waiting for something to eat. I was afraid he was going to steal our food!
Nice day over ...
... April. One thing I found there that I had been looking for was a hanging plant rooter!! I had been looking for one for awhile so was happy to find one there in a craft booth!
From Mixon's we headed to the Sunshine Skyway Bridge leading to St Petersburg. Bill is thinking of taking up some fishing during the day and wanted to see what kind of poles they use to fish off ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center