Wynwood Walls in Miami

2018-06-04T20:41:14-07:00April 22nd, 2018|Florida|

Wynwood Walls has brought the world's greatest artists working in the graffiti and street art genre to Miami.  What used to be an abandoned bunch of warehouses in the 2008 recession was brought alive by art.  [...]

Little Havana in Miami

2018-06-04T17:28:20-07:00April 20th, 2018|Florida|

Little Havana offers a taste of multicultural Miami where Cuban immigrants have heavily influenced the culture - food, music, art  and above all, cigars.

Universal at Orlando

2018-02-03T15:53:07-08:00January 16th, 2018|Florida|

Our Orlando family treated us to a day at Universal, where they can magically conjure up whatever they dream.  Talk about imagineering!

Key West

2016-01-07T06:54:11-08:00January 6th, 2016|Florida|

Key West is and island only 4 miles long by 1 1/2 miles wide.  Between 1828 and 1850, it was the wealthiest city in Florida, thanks to fishing and salt production.  Now the main industries [...]

Key West Truman’s Little White House

2016-01-07T07:18:45-08:00January 5th, 2016|Florida|

Truman became president abruptly, after FDR's death, and only 83 days into his vice-presidency.  In the next year, Truman oversaw the ending of the war in Europe, the dropping of nuclear bombs on Japan (followed [...]

Pi Day

2015-04-05T16:21:07-07:00March 14th, 2015|Florida|

You all know Pi, right?  The circumference of a circle divided by its diameter?  The answer is the same for any circle - a math constant, usually rounded to 3.14159. Did you know that a guy [...]

Cocoa Beach

2017-09-14T09:49:00-07:00June 2nd, 2014|Florida|

Cocoa Beach is on the Atlantic side of Florida,a beach peninsula with water on both sides.Looks like this Tiki guy forgothis hat and sunglasses!Dinner with our Florida family!  Mike's brother Charlie, wife Deb, their son David [...]

Kennedy Space Center Florida

2017-09-14T09:49:00-07:00June 1st, 2014|Florida|

 Behold the Vertical Assembly Building, built in 1966,  STILL the tallest one story building in the world at 525 ft.  Those large grey doors on the left side opened to allow the rollout of the hugeSaturn V rocket.   [...]

Going Old School in St. Augustine, FL

2017-09-14T09:49:06-07:00May 1st, 2013|Florida|

The oldest wooden schoolhouse in America, circa 1705.  Originally a homestead, built of red cedarand cypress.  Everything was made by hand, including the nails and wooden pegs.  The giant anchor and chain that wrap the building are from 1937, when [...]

World Golf Hall of Fame St. Augustine, FL

2017-09-14T09:49:06-07:00April 30th, 2013|Florida|

The King (Arnold Palmer) and the Bear(Jack Nicholas) collaborated on this course.Couldn't agree more!First recorded game was in 1296USGA women's open in 1898.  Not only arethe outfits amazing, but it looks like they onlyused about [...]