Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nearing the end

Note: I wrote this last night and thought I had posted it, but, alas, it was sitting on my virtual dashboard. Better late than never. Today was our last day before we are forced to hitch up and head back … Continue reading

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When you’ve seen the southern fish for the first time

One of the things I have loved most about this vacation is the beautiful night time skies we have witnessed, especially when the clouds aren’t obstructing the view. I’ve always enjoyed star gazing, even though I can only name maybe … Continue reading

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Lucky in paradise

After we got the campsite all set up yesterday, we lounged around on our own private beach, drank “island drinks,” played in the water a bit and simply enjoyed the beautiful surroundings. Once the sun started to set, we headed … Continue reading

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Trading up

When I first made reservations for John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, I knew the sites were going to be tight. In fact, I was having second thoughts about reserving the site at all within days of doing it. The … Continue reading

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Moving on to the Keys

We finished our time in St. Augustine doing the touristy stuff and by Brian reliving his former life as a St. Augustine resident. I’ve never been to a beach that allows cars to drive on it. I guess that is … Continue reading

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Family fun night

Thursday afternoon, as we were pulling into St. Augustine, we drove past an RV dealership and noticed some Ever-Lites on the lot. Brian made a comment that it was good to see a dealership was close by in case something … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I hope everyone is enjoying their post-turkey food comas with smiles on their faces. We had a very non-traditional Thanksgiving, but it was quite nice. We finished the six hour drive from St. George Island to St. Augustine just in … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Coast

After a rainy start, the day turned out to be fantastic, and we packed a lot in since it’s our last day here on St. George Island. We figured the rainy morning was as good a time as any to … Continue reading

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Tuesday on the Island

The day got off to a great start with the beautiful run I went on. Once back at the campground, I got showered up and we loaded up the dogs and set out to explore the island outside of the … Continue reading

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Morning run on the island

There’s something very energizing about waking up to the sound of the ocean waves hitting the shore. I laced up the shoes as soon as I got up and went for a five-mile run. I think it was the easiest … Continue reading

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