Tag Archives: Florida

Saying goodbye to the condo

Tomorrow I’m going to fly south through (hopefully) friendly skies.  Over stick-figure tree skeletons way down below.  Perhaps the sun will set through our jet window.  We’ll pass across the snowy vista of the Upper Peninsula and head south across … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Palm trees, egrets, shrimp boats (and home again, home again, jiggety jig)

    Hello, dear reader.  I am back from a lovely week of vacationing at Fort Myers Beach, Florida, with my mom, brother and sister-in-law. Am feeling rather mellow and tired, but wanted to upload these photos this afternoon. It … Continue reading

Posted in February 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Annoyed, amazed, humored, and sad. All in one day.

 Very annoying.  Yesterday we “fixed” the wood stove furnace belt, which “entertained” us with squeaky noises for the past month.  An hour later the new belt is entertaining us with different squeaky noises. Can it be fixed? At times squeaky … Continue reading

Posted in January 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Driftwood dreamin’

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 46 Comments

Life’s a Beach

Every morning this week, here on Fort Myers Beach, we’ve left my parent’s condo on the Back Bay and ambled for about 25 minutes toward the beach. We gain beach access through a grassy path.  This week the sprinklers shot … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Happy 81st Birthday, Mom!

Dear Mom, It is so wonderful to be at Fort Myers Beach celebrating your 81st birthday with you! As we said this morning while shelling and birding along the beach, “It doesn’t get much better than this…” Spending these days … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments

What doesn’t kill you may heal you and other frozen stories

1. It’s three below zero right now.  (Tree below zero according to that old Finnish joke.  Must look for photo to illustrate.) 2.  It’s damn cold.  I started Barry’s car this morning when the thermometer shivered at 6 below zero … Continue reading

Posted in January 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 99 Comments