Dec 192011

We had a chilly Sunday morning in central Florida, and we were up early to get ready for a family reunion in Pinellas Park, about 85 miles west of the Orlando Thousand Trails campground. Terry had made up some goodies for the reunion the night before, and as we were loading everything into the Explorer, […]

Off To See The Family

 Posted by at 12:17 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 182011

Today we are off to Pinellas Park to spend the day with my Florida kinfolk, my late brother Jack’s sons and daughter, and their families. I reconnected with this branch of my family last year, and it was wonderful to get to know them again after so many years. One of the great things about […]

And Away We Go!

 Posted by at 12:17 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 142011

We’ve had all the fun we can have, or at least all the fun we have time to have, and today we plan to hit the road. There were a lot of things that we didn’t get done while we’ve been here in Florida, but we have to be in Yuma in mid-February to get […]

Dec 192010

The old saying “Beware of Greeks bearing gifts” dates back to the story of the Trojan Horse, when the Greeks besieged the city of Troy during the Trojan War. According to legend, after a long siege, the Greeks built a huge wooden horse, and concealed a small force of their best soldiers inside. Then they […]