Tag Archives: Florida

Where Have We Been – Up to Flagstaff Arizona – Albuquerque and Santa Rosa New Mexico – Amarillo Texas – Oklahoma City – West Memphis Arkansas – Nashville Tennessee – Virginia – Pennsylvania – Long Island New York – Ohio now – Heading for Michigan in a Few Days – South to Florida, West through Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and New Mexico – Back to AZ –

Here we are pausing for a week in Streetsboro, Ohio, not far from Cleveland. This park is a beautiful place. If we were to see nothing else in this area, we would be waking up each morning to natural beauty … Continue reading

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Our First Voyage Focuses on Family – We Encountered My Family in Florida – We Are Departing from a North Carolina RV Park from Which We Visited Steve’s South Carolina Family – A Happy and Playful Time Was Had by All of Us –

Steve’s family are a delightful people to get to know. We had fun with them from the first day until the last. Steve and his grandson played air hockey and several games of pool in this bowling alley that was … Continue reading

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We Visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom with My Family – Watching the Animals Graze Reminds Me that We May Rest in the Lord Knowing He Loves Us and Will Provide for Us –

We rode in a safari bus through a park that was prepared for animals from Africa. The entire day was filled with fun and many technological wonders like the 3 dimensional bug show that enabled bugs that weren’t really there … Continue reading

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Walking Chelsea – a Scenic Excursion in Winter Garden RV Resort – Another RV Park with Beauty and Charm – My Family Here Makes Florida Special –

We were walking Chelsea in the park, and this is what we saw. I believe that’s a goose in the pond. Swans have longer curved necks. Cypress trees standing serenely in the water look like soldiers protecting this solitary waterfowl … Continue reading

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Walking Along the Canal Making Plans to Begin Our Journey – We Must Get Serious – I Should Be Booking Our Stops –

Walking Chelsea, our pet Bichon Frise, along the canal in the morning, we contemplated how we were going to begin our RV adventure. Which direction should we take, north to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and then to South Dakota, … Continue reading

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I’m Glad to Help with Gardening – The Work Is Overwhelming until We Get Caught Up – I’m Not Used to Being This Busy – Steve Never Slows Down – He Hated Waiting for His Hip to Heal So He Could Start Back to Work – Gardening Is Temporary Work for Me – SMILE – I Can’t Wait to Take It Easy Again –

There he is trimming the Blue Fan Palm again. After he spent three hours on the palm, he cut up the Little John bush the cactus killed as it crashed to the ground. Multiplication is Steve’s best mathematical skill. He multiplies his … Continue reading

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Summer Is Hot in Florida – And Hot in Arizona – Long Hair Needs a Jaw Clip – I’m Sending my Daughter in Florida Relief from the Heat in the Form of a Scunci Hair Clip – It’s on the Way Via U.S. Postal Service –

I was talking on the phone with my daughter when she told me that she was considering getting her hair cut short even though she prefers it long. She lives in Florida and doesn’t like her hair touching her neck … Continue reading

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Arizona Monsoon Sky Reappears – Not a Trace of Blue – We Still Need Rain for our Desert – Will We Get Rain or Dust – Or Neither – Steve and I Are Hoping for Rain –

Monsoon skies have returned! Yesterday the sky was clear and blue. The sun was shining brightly. Today the clouds are clustered close together allowing not even a hint of blue to show through. Everywhere else I have lived, clouds in … Continue reading

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Rain – Rain – Rain – We Need Rain in the Valley – Last Night We Had a Dust Storm – Somewhere in the Valley There Was Rain – Amazing – Happy July 4th to USA and Anyone Wishing to Celebrate with Us – Party – Party – Party –

Happy Independence Day ! Let me tell you about our Dust Storm last night, but mostly about the dust storm warning. If you live in Arizona, you already know about this. Every time there is a probability that a dust storm will … Continue reading

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Contrasting Florida and Arizona – What are the Differences – Love them Both –

I spent nineteen years in Florida. I arrived one year ago in Arizona. Both have warm (HOT) climates in the summer. Both have pleasant winters. So what’s the difference? Florida is humid; Arizona is arid. Florida has big fluffy white … Continue reading

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Home from Vacation – Cooking Chinese Chicken – Recalling Great Vacation Memories – Including One Hilarious Escapade and One Humorous Moment

My husband and I flew to Florida to visit my family. We met with the whole gang, and we all went to Sea World, Universal Studios, and spent a day at New Smyrna Beach on the Atlantic. Let me share a … Continue reading

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New Environment

I was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and spent much of my young adult life in southeastern Michigan, gazing at the expansive, flat fields of wheat and corn. From there I made a pit stop in Nashville, Tennessee, experiencing the … Continue reading

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God Answers Prayer – A Memoir

My husband at the time this took place was Bill, a man 21 years my senior, an overcomer of disability, and a wonderful husband and companion. I lost Bill in 1996 to Multiple Myeloma. Bill decided one day after slipping … Continue reading

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