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... spending the weekend with her friend Gail and another friend, Julie, is visiting, too. We had dinner last night at a restaurant along the ocean - a few surfers out in spite of the 60 degree weather. We drove through the historic downtown section. The oldest homes were close together and wooden with large porches; huge, ...
... They like being home for the holidays.
What did I Learn:
- Campgrounds can really have totally different feels, energy to them. All depends on the people running them. Just like any company huh??
- I wish I had stayed pool side rather than going to the beach, the one day I had for sunning. Oh well, it is always good to be at the beach, but not in the wind and chill.
- Ice cream cures all.
... while I was waiting I cut peters hair with my nail scissors, wasn't easy but it looks ok. Eventually when it stopped raining we went to the ship but we only had just under 2 hours to look around and with Peter that's not really enough as he likes to study engines- a lot. It was a good tour though, it's fascinating to see the kitchens, post rooms, cinema, bathrooms, food stores and loads of other stuff that's ...
... view, no breakfast included but it has a full kitchen so that's ok. Go out early, have a beer in a bar, lots of youngsters and yes basketball still on the TV. Went to a Mexican restaurant, meal was good although far too much as usual. When we get back to the motel the TV remote doesn't work but the nice receptionist lets us move next door, we still have the ocean view so can sleep with the door open and hear the waves all night - ...
... for the kids' pool, watching a family of baby deer swim across the sound, admiring the marsh life and taunting blue crabs with Dad, songs about Mt. Vesuvius and a dog named Easy, chasing giant possums, cornhole tournaments (Dad and Uncle Dick took the title), a giant bait pool, Mikey catching a skate, squid slaps, pancakes, dulcimer/mandolin/guitar/tamboraka jam sessions, cards against humanity, late night/pre-sunrise sea turtle excursions (we were 2 hours late and saw ...
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