Monday, May 26, 2014

Back in Florida

Hi to all. We are back in Florida enjoying some warm weather. We are doing a few more things to the house to make it our own. Our landscaping is rewarding us with many beautiful flowers. We plan to be back on the road in about two weeks.

A lifesaver plant, no we didn't paste on lifesavers.

Many different types of hibiscus

This is one of our palm  getting many rave reviews. It is at the very front of our yard. Some evenings we have a lineup of golf carts and walkers, all women admiring our palm.

It grows about an inch day
This is new growth on another palm, also grows about an in a day

One evening we were treated to a rocket launch.

See the two tiny spects, they are the boosters rockets braking away.

The orange color is the sun reflecting off the vapor trail

See the reflection on the lake

This is the launch party, note Bob is the only guy. To many widows in the park
Our clubhouse

This is what sold Bob on buying a house. Looking across our deck.

A small bass from our dock.

Our house in the middle

Our daughter in law Dawn saved some of Linda's miniature Longaberger baskets for her, knowing some day, or hoping some day she would have a place for them. The baskets in the middle along the top are across the room being reflected in the mirror. What a great shot
Making room for guests. Futon's have come a long way. Note the drawers underneath the seat and the fold down end tables. It has an 8" mattress.

Still have decorating to do in this room. It all takes time

Friday, May 9, 2014


Some of the many frogs at our sons pond

I don't want my picture taken

Take mine, take mine

Me too

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

IN Pennsylvania

   Since we have been back in Pennsylvania we have visited with friends and families. We still have more friends to visit with. We have attended a Irish tasting event to raise funds for a friends child heading to Ireland on a school trip.  The menu follows
     Mini Welsh Rarebit
     Mini Haggis with neeps and tatties
     Black pudding with apples and mushrooms
     Mini boxty pancakes with smoked salmon
     Mini cottage pie
     Mini fish and chips
     Mini trifle with raspberry and banana
     Mini shortbreads.

           There were bag pipers, dancers and a great harpist.

       In the future if we ever go to an Irish pub we know what to order and what not to order. All in all it was a great experience.

      We also got to attend a ABBA concert at the American Music Theater in Lancaster. The group, I guess you call them a tribute band was super. The original group formed in Sweden in the early 1970's. Abba comes from the first letter of their names, Agnetha, Benny, Bjorn and Anni-frid. They were two married couples. Their last show together was in 1982. Some of their hits were Money, money, money, Frenado and their biggest Dancing Queen. Mamma Mia the stage show and later a movie was based on ABBA songs. Its was a great show.

Thanks for following along.