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May 15, 2014 - Bahia Honda to Boca Raton, FL

May 15, 2014 Lots of rain last night so had to sleep with the fan on. We have an easy drive today to Boca Raton with a stop in Redland. From the Keys we took HWY 1 through the Everglades to Redland. We didn’t realize how close it was to Homestead where we spent two nights. We really did not see a center town and shops but we did see a school with so many buses. They must come from all over to the school. There were acres upon acres of nurseries, all sorts of tropical plants and tropical fruits that cannot be grown commercially elsewhere in...

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Jul 19, 2012 - Departure from Miami

After an 8 hour trip from Summerville, SC we arrived in Boca Raton, Florida at about 430 p.m. The trip from Summerville wasn´t without incident. At some point south of Jacksonville, the check engine light came on in Colin´s Sequoia. We kept our fingers crossed and hoped for the best. We made it safely to Boca. Once there, we quickly freshened up and headed to my Uncle Harry´s condo by the beach. What Colin didn´t know is that we had a surprise birthday party waiting for him at a JB´s restaurant on the beach, just down the street. Our good...

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Apr 27, 2011 - Prepairing The RV

Been packing the RV and reorganizing the bays. We have purchased all the necessities and a maybe a few that aren't necessary. Like an X-Box. The crew is excited to get on the road. Video games will be at a minimum because I want the boys to have a real summer of exploring and adventure. What does the great USA have in store for us. We will soon see.

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Jan 12, 2010 - Cross State Trip to Boca

Mike and I traveled across the state to visit with Rhoda Holop, a former Hall High Business Education teacher whom I worked with during my first ten years of teaching. It was wonderful to see Rhoda in her new apartment in an Independent Living community. It's lovely, and I know that she'll be happy there.

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Nov 29, 2009 - Back in Boca **updated 4/10/10**

Back in Boca Raton again. We are enjoying the weather and catching up with friends and family. I am back working at the Orthopaedic office I was at last year. We joined a gym down the street,hope to be in better shape when we get home,lol. 1/24/10 Well the time is sure going fast down here,we are already half way in to our stay down here. It will April before you know it. We are still looking at tile vs wood flooring. Picked out a really nice tile that looks like wood,but getting it home is a problem. George is worried about the weight....

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Apr 19, 2009 - Triathlon in Boca Raton

I woke up at 5:45 this morning so that I could get to Spanish River Park in Boca Raton (1/2 hour south of here) in time to meet Gette and give support to Rosemary, who is participating in her first triathlon. She was ready for this after swimming, biking, and running for quite a while. Last Sunday, the sea was calm and swimming was easy. This morning, the sea was a bit rough with warnings out for us casual swimmers. There were plenty of lifeguards on jet skis ready to help those in need, though, and that made us feel better. The swim was...

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Feb 23, 2009 - The "Home" Stretch

We are entering the final few days in our house and the boxes are stacked so we have a walkway around the rooms. If we had a few more days and a lot more energy we would construct a maze like in the corn fields before harvest. In between packing boxes we are wearing out our shredder, it is amazing how much paperwork used to have personal information imprinted on it. Social security numbers on medical bills and school documents, credit card numbers on receipts and then all the old banking records, we have enough for a ticker tape parade....

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Feb 6, 2009 - The dismantling begins

The dismantling of the interior of our house has begun. The first of the furniture we sold left last night and our son will be here tomorrow to remove the items he wants. All the inspections and appraisals are complete and we have finished the repairs that were requested.The realization of this move is setting in and the anxiety grows more palpable everyday. How are we going to get everything done? We have lived in our home for over 25 years now and have, as so many people do, accumulated our fair share of stuff (AKA junk) that has no...

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Jan 24, 2009 - Living la vida Boca

Well here we are in Boca Raton,fl for the last 2 months, boy has time gone fast. I landed myself a nice job at a orthopaedic group right down the road to keep busy. We have been spending time with our friends and family in the surrounding area and of course enjoying the weather. We have been doing some biking,there is a preserve behind the home we are at that has a nice size bike path. We plan on heading up to Stuart to see some of our old friends up where we lived before moving to Alabama. Well I'll, get back to you all later, perhaps I...

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Jan 20, 2009 - A contract fulfillment

We had the home inspection today. It went very well and we have completed a contract requirement towards closing. We are continuing to evaluate what to keep and what to toss. Patricia is ahead of me in her tossing. When we close on the house the plan is to move into the motorhome which is parked in Titusville, FL. at The Great Outdoor Resort. We have rented the site until the end of March. The Dutch Star is 41' long and when the Jeep is hitched it is nearly 60', about the size of a tractor trailer rig. The Jeep is referred to as a "toad" as...

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Jan 12, 2009 - We have a contract

Well after nearly two years we have a contract to sell our home. It happened as we were traveling to Titusville FL. to attend the memorial service of the prior owner who sold us the motorhome. The irony of this circumstance was foremost in our minds as we reflected on the relationship we had forged with the Maltas. Micheal Malta died to early but left a lasting impression on most he met, including us. We will miss him. We are having the mixed feeling all who choose this path go through, leaving a home we have occupied for nearly 25 years....

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Dec 8, 2008 - On the Road - Boca

We are on our way to the florida panhandle. We expect it to take several days to get to our next destination. We stopped after a few hours on the road today so Dan could watch the Atlanta Falcons game and so we could have dinner with a friend from NCR. We enjoyed having dinner with Gerry and his wife and hope to meet up with them again over the summers when they are in upstate ny and we are at the lake.

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