Tag Archives: Fort Myers Beach

Happy Birthday, dear Mom!

It’s such a delight to spend my mother’s 78th birthday with her. We walked again this morning through the Bird Sanctuary on Fort Myers Beach, Florida.  We saw something special–a birthday gift for my mother.  I shall show you tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Another bird in Paradise

Do some of you old-time readers remember that my dad always looks up at the planes jetting into south Florida and announces, “Another bird coming into Paradise”?  This post shows you some of the resident birds of Paradise–from one of … Continue reading

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My mother’s “world famous” Fruit Bowl

Well, her Fruit Bowl is famous in our family, anyway.  From family members in San Diego to New York City to Atlanta to Michigan to Singapore…my mom’s Florida Fruit Bowl gets raves with her relatives and visitors. She only makes … Continue reading

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It was warmer today in the Upper Peninsula than in southern Florida!

    No kidding.  We talked with Barry this morning in the Upper Peninsula and he said temperatures were in the 60’s.  I didn’t think much about this until we drove off the south end of the island. We were shopping at … Continue reading

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Solitude… Add a little Mad Hatter & Alice and stir.

When you’re surrounded by people and beautiful family members for days…do you sometimes feel the need for solitude?  To be alone with your thoughts and feelings and to watch the waves roll in and out, in and out? I am … Continue reading

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Shells in the sky and other Gulf Coast tales

Hi, readers.  Still coming to you LIVE from the Florida coast.  Enjoying 1) warmth.  Temps around 74 today, 2)  sunlight.  Sunlight!  Sunlight!!  3)  Not too much wind.  Ahhhh….that adds another six degrees at least.  4)  family.  Oh, lovely, lovely family!! … Continue reading

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How many shrimp can you eat?

Oh my goodness. What a day.  It’s almost 10 p.m. and I’m brewing a cup of tea, pleasantly tired after a long day of fun. Would you like me to re-wind the reel to share the day? It started at … Continue reading

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When you fly to Florida…and it’s raining, raining, raining.

Guess what it did most of the day?   Of course, you’ve already guessed from the title.  It rained.  It poured.  It splattered.  It drizzled.  It thundered.  It flooded the streets.  Yep, it rained.  It started slowly this morning.  Black clouds … Continue reading

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Dolphins leaping!

Hello readers!  I am so excited to tell you what happened this morning.  Really early.  My mom and I were sipping coffee flavored with hazelnut creamer when the Most Amazing Thing happened.  I wandered out on the lanai and saw…are … Continue reading

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“Another bird arrives in Paradise”

Yawn…  Oh, excuse me, folks.  You know how you feel when you’ve been traveling most of the day. I’m here.  Fort Myers Beach, Florida!  The plane touched down about 4:30 p.m.  I swear it was one of the easiest traveling … Continue reading

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