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Category Archives: Fort Lauderdale
Our most exciting news yet!!! Ty and Maria will be married on Saturday, February 20 at 3:30 in Toronto!!! We are all very happy for them and looking forward to celebrating their special day! Ty met Maria December 2008 when … Continue reading
The Ft. Lauderdale to Key West sailing races started here today. Arnie and Ronnie invited us and Steve (aussie man) to sail out for the start in their Farrier 31 ( a racing boat ). It was good to get … Continue reading
Rented a car today and ran errands and just enjoyed driving a car…it has been so long. Nice going faster than walking speed. We have been hanging out with Arnie and Ronnie Gould. He is a retired chemical engineer who … Continue reading
It was warm enough to take our daily walk along the beach and on the way home we stopped by the (probably the World) Swimming Hall of Fame which was on our way. They were having a college swimmers’ training … Continue reading
I have been looking at boats for a long time trying to figure out the one I like the best. This is one I have grown to really like…it is a Manta 42 catamaran…..SWEET!!
Another warm day and everyone was at the beach. We chatted with 3 young girls on vacation from Brazil (our favourite place in the world). They have the most beautiful beaches in the world but they came here to Florida … Continue reading
Ahhhhh, the weather is warming up. Marg and I spent the day on the beach even if it was cool and the sun was soooo warm. Nice to have a change. We had planned to see the Avatar 3D movie … Continue reading
Another cool day…and more waiting for the cold front to clear out. Tom may have to make a trip to Chicago before we can leave here for the Keys……we are learning to enjoy what we have and live in the … Continue reading
The weather has been cold here as well as at home. A front blew through and brought the temp down and the wind up. There are tons of people in town for the Orange Bowl (Iowa, and Georgia Tech) and … Continue reading
The Ft. Lauderdale Arts fair was on today and we decided to partake. Las Olas Blvd. is a pretty up-scale area and the art galleries sponsored a large art fair which exhibited some really great art. Later we saw something … Continue reading
New Year day is traditionally a day of reflection and we gave the day its due. Our adventure has coloured our perception of how to “live” the future. The adventure has been best lived day-to-day and so we have fought … Continue reading
Happy New Year to all our friends and family!!! We enjoyed the beautiful weather and our friends here and at home (via Skype). We had a cockpit party here on Sabbatical docked on the Inter-coastal Waterway then walked over to … Continue reading
Most of our days are filled with “living” as my brother-in-law Peter puts it. We go for groceries and haircuts and to buy a few things we need and the day is almost gone. We like to make sure we … Continue reading
Happy birthday to our very special grand daughter Kayli who is celebrating her 4th birthday today.
We have been so busy socializing the last few days we had a full list of things to do today. We washed the boat then went to the mall to get some new sandals for Marg and while we were … Continue reading
Today was busy with socializing. I enjoyed sunning on the foredeck then at 1:30 we meet Peter and Brenda, Valerie and Brian (Margaret’ sister and niece) for lunch at Coconuts. Got home just in time for a break then Captain … Continue reading
I am getting used to sleeping in – the best way to start Christmas Day. When we finally got going Marg and I went for a walk down on the beach (2 blocks away). There were a lot of people … Continue reading
We got some very exciting news today. Tyler and Maria are planning to be married. We talked by SKYPE and Tye told us how he planned the whole “proposal”. Limos and girlfriends and room mates and steak dinners all worked … Continue reading