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... it finally closed with no issue. Whew! But alas we still had items to go in and no room for them. I looked at Travis and said, "Something has got to go." We took an inventory and decided that the kitchen items I had packed in two boxes for both him and his older brother, Jeff (already in AZ), had to go and I would buy them the necessary items once we were in Phoenix. So out to the dumpster those went and we were JUST able to get ...
Florida is nice this time of the year (winter.) Even nicer this year because it's cooler. Something about a polar vortex that I'm sure has something to do with global warming. Go figure. One of the projects I did was building cages to enclose the garbage cans. It's tiresome cleaning up the mess the various animals have created the night before. Woodworking. Oh Boy! Does anyone remember back when CB radios were so popular? Everyone had to ...
... br> Leaving from Coot Pond, I paddled twenty miles with a cross wind the
first day – arriving at the Oyster Bay Chickee with a sore shoulder
from fighting the wind. After setting up my tent, I relaxed with a
book and watched the world flow by my perch. Espyed numerous jumping
fish, a Raccoon swimming between keys (aka islands) plus a Burmese
Python doing the same thing; the python lifts its head out ...
TIME WITH GOOD FRIENDS
This around-the-country excursion is as much about people as it is about places. We have been blessed as much by visiting prior (I don't use the word 'old’ anymore) acquaintances and making new ones as we have visiting places. Arcadia and Fort Meyers provided both opportunities this past week. Lori is a friend of a mutual acquaintance and invited us to park and stay at her mini-farm ...
JD volunteered to help with the assembly of a stack of new picnic tables for the campground. When he showed up they handed him a paint roller instead of a hammer. So he spent some time rolling on sealer. They did eventually put together seven tables though, so it was all good. We also met our neighbors, who are work-campers. They had some interesting stories to tell. In ...