Sand Cay Beach Resort
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Let us start by telling you about the lovely bed & breakfast that we came upon just as we thought we were going to be homeless on the 4th of July. The Chipley-Murrah House is a Victorian inn built in 1895. The inn offers 6 spacious bedrooms each with their private bath, the rooms are elegantly decorated with furnishings from that era. We were in the Governor's suite. The house has a broad wrap-around ...
... new families temporarily visit the time shares on or near the island, they fill the homes of our former relatives and friends and it takes away from the local quiet winter escape my ancestors once enjoyed. As familiar faces disappear I try convincing my mother to find a place to make new memories with her grandkids and siblings.
And with that final thought I flipped off the light switch, shut the door, and locked up another chapter of my ...
... Amy, Ben, Margie and Tom, Cari, Rick and Karen, all gathered at the house for a reunion in a belated celebration of Father's Day. Rick and Karen had been in Europe during the same period as us, but on a cruise of the Mediterranean. It was fun to compare notes. We were even lucky to have a visit from Barb's cousin, and his wife, who we hadn't seen in years.
... so we'll be furnishing it from scratch. Lars is already "shopping" for his dream AV equipment...seems there's a new super high definition television he has his eye on.
On the more practical side, I've order our bed and bedding to be delivered this week. Lotta and Lennart will help get it organized so we'll have somewhere to sleep when we get there. Then it is just a matter ...
... I took a drive through the Cuban/Italian influenced area of Ybor. Gotta come back here – it reminded me of Beale Street or Bourbon Street.
Alan’s plane was early. Grabbed him and headed back to Sarasota.
I’m sure that in another life Alan was a cat or a sea lion or some other animal that loves to spend its time basking in the sun. If the sun is out and it is above 75 degrees, this guy finds someplace to lay down ...
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