Doing Florida, Old-Style

I have many wonderful memories of visiting the Daytona Beach area during my younger years. It saddens me to see that many of the old hotels have been torn down and replaced with condos. If you look close enough, however, you can still find many historic buildings and storefronts that reflect the flavor and style of vintage Florida. My daughter and I visited Daytona Beach … Continue reading Doing Florida, Old-Style

Clearwater, St. Pete’s Beach, Ybor City

The first couple of months of 2017 had me in a whirlwind of stress due to some difficult work projects, so I was even more excited than normal to be able to get away with my husband for a relaxing beach vacation in Southeast Florida. Clearwater Beach, FL We weren’t the only ones who thought a February beach vacation was a good idea. Clearwater Beach … Continue reading Clearwater, St. Pete’s Beach, Ybor City

Amelia Island, Charleston, St. Augustine

To celebrate our 34th wedding anniversary, Mike and I headed southeast for some sand and sunshine! Although not a planned part of the trip, we found ourselves too close to Charleston, SC, not to check it out. So that was our first stop. Beautiful homes are surrounded by a wealth of history. We were also quite fascinated by all of the old trees, which seemed … Continue reading Amelia Island, Charleston, St. Augustine

Playing Footsie in the Florida Keys

September, 2011 Mike and I celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary in the Florida Keys. We flew to Fort Lauderdale and rented a car to make our way further south. Navigating the Lauderdale and Miami traffic was hectic but, once we made it to the Keys, life slowed to a blissful pace. We stayed at a quaint boutique hotel, nestled by the water in Key Largo. … Continue reading Playing Footsie in the Florida Keys