Two Retirees on Vacation

Like many retirees, we travel a lot, but we haven't taken a vacation in years. When we travel, it is all about experiencing new cultures and cuisines, while learning about the history and geography of a place. We are busy, engaged and on the go. After returning home from a few weeks in Europe, we …

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Captured Moments – Snow In Florida

A tropical storm is off our coast this week, but this time, instead of running to the market for hurricane supplies, we are off to the beach to capture the beauty of nature. The photo below isn't the one I planned, but it was the surprise I got when a wave crashed a bit too …

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Discovering Florida – Huguenot Memorial Park

For the past two years Malcolm and I have been on a quest to discover Florida, one beach at a time. The discovery we made this week was purely by accident as we were in route to visit Big Talbot Island State Park near Amelia Island. Our route took us down scenic Heckscher Drive, along …

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Captured Moments – the Atlantic Ocean

It has been a windy week in South Florida, and while it wreaks havoc on many of my favorite outdoor activities, the conditions have been great for my number one past-time, photography. On this day, we checked the tide charts and timed our visit to the beach perfectly.  A westerly wind direction, with gusts of …

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Boca Grande, Florida

We recently stayed at the Gasparilla Inn in Boca Grande, Florida for their Food and Wine Weekend.  While I wrote about that experience extensively, there is much to share about this island, beyond the food and wine festival. It is an island paradise that welcomes sun-seekers, nature lovers, fishermen, golfers, bikers, sea shell enthusiast and …

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