Tag Archives: Florida

What We Learned the First Week on the Road

We pulled into the Lofton Creek Campground along East State Road 200 in Yulee, Florida on Friday night, determined to make the best of our detour. Five days (and so. much. money.) later, we are finally back on the road … Continue reading

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What I Learned When Emma Turned Six

In August of 2007, Jared and the kids and I loaded everything we owned into a U-Haul truck and a Chevy Trailblazer and drove away from everything we’d ever known about home. We moved from Parkersburg, Iowa to Central Florida, … Continue reading

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At Discovery’s Last Launch

When we first moved to Central Florida, we were constantly amazed by all of the new opportunities that surrounded us. Disney World! The beach! Ethnic restaurants! The novelty of it all was fantastic. Of course, it didn’t take long for … Continue reading

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Go Climb A Lighthouse

Emma and I climbed a lighthouse last night. You should do that. Let me back up. We had to drop Devin off at recorder practice (yes, that’s a thing) at an elementary school about 30 minutes away from our house. … Continue reading

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Daily Photo: Kissing Dolphins

Kissing Cindy at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida.

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Daily Photo: Sunset On St. Pete Beach

Sunset on St. Pete Beach, over the very pretty shoulder of an awesome friend.

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Daily Photo: The Perfect Place For A Wedding

Inside the courtyard at Gaylord Palms Resort – one of my favorite places to be in Florida.

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Daily Photo: Empty Zipline

People strap themselves to these wires with big metal hooks and then… just… go. It’s awesome. This is one of the zip lines at Adventures Unlimited in Milton, Florida.

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Daily Photo: A Pirate’s Life For Me

Captain Memo’s Pirate Ship Cruise in Clearwater, Florida.

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Daily Photo: Brought To You By A Second Mortgage

  Very expensive boats outside The Yacht Club in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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