Month: January 2014

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1/30/2014

JANUARY 30, 2014 (Thursday)   Still icy and cold. Didn’t want to go out but Lexi had a doctor’s appointment and we wanted to go look for some cold weather stuff as we head North.  We left around 1:00 PM

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Plantation Resort, Surfside Beach, South Carolina, 1/29/2014

JANUARY 29, 2014 (Wednesday)   Woke up to cold – again. The storm left a real thick layer of ice everywhere that looks like snow. They had maintenance people chipping it off the sidewalks in front of our buildings. It

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Plantation Resort, Surfside Beach, South Carolina 1/28/2014

JANUARY 28, 2014 (Tuesday)   Woke up to cold. Didn’t think our heater was working so we called down and the maintenance man came within ten minutes. It was operator error and it seems fine now. The temperature is dropping

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Fort Sumter, South Carolina

JANUARY 27, 2014 (Monday)   Today was a beautiful day, very warm. It is supposed to start getting really cold, maybe even snow, and people are freaking out here. Schools are closed and people are worried. Maybe we should be

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Brookgreen Gardens (Cont.), South Carolina 1/26/2014

JANUARY 26, 2014 (Sunday)   Woke up to sunshine and it looks like it’s going to be a nice day! Got moving and left our “home” around 11:00 AM. We headed to Big Lots. We wanted to get some ponchos and

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Plantation Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1/25/2014

JANUARY 25, 2014 (Saturday)   Moving day. Hated to leave. So nice and so comfortable at our “home” at Holiday Inn Club Vacations. As we were leaving, we asked an employee if they would call the police if we refused

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1/24/2014

JANUARY 24, 2014 (Friday)   We are sure missing the warm weather of Florida and California. It’s COLD here – bone chilling cold and going to get colder as we head North. We’re from California and not used to this.

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1/23/2014

JANUARY 23, 2014 (Thursday)   Still cold and still being lazy.  We avoided going out into the cold until late in the afternoon. We decided we needed to be brave and do something. We opted for a ride. We drove down

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1/22/2013

Tuesday January 22, 2014   A quiet day, cold here with a high of 37.  The fireplace has been on almost all day.  The water was off for several hours so that gave us an excuse to be lazy.   I, Michael,

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Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 1/21/2014

JANUARY 21, 2014 (Tuesday)   Woke to sunshine. The cold front is supposed to move in tonight and it’s going to get cold. We were up and out the door pretty early for us (around 11:00 AM). We headed to

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1/20/2014

JANUARY 20, 2014 (Monday)   Didn’t sleep well last night. We think it was because the 49ers lost and we felt so bad. Anyway, just a game and a good one at that, but we lost. Bummer. I guess we’ll

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1/19/2014

JANUARY 19, 2014 (Sunday)   Woke up to sunshine. Michael slept really well. He said he felt like he could move his legs without kicking me.      Lazy morning. Did some laundry and then Michael and I went to

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Daytona Beach, Florida to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1/18/2014

JANUARY 18, 2014 (Saturday)   Moving day! Yahoo! We were excited to be leaving the Silver Beach Club. We figured it couldn’t be any worse, and odds are it would be better. We left around 9:30 AM. It was so

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Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, Florida 1/17/2014

JANUARY 17, 2014 (Friday)   Woke up to sunshine again. Was so glad to see it two days in a row. Was a very lazy morning/early afternoon.  Around 1:00 PM we headed off to Applebee’s for lunch. Lexi had been

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Silver Beach Club, Daytona Beach, Florida 1/16/2014

JANUARY 16, 2014 (Thursday)   Slept in and woke to sunshine but pretty cold. We thought about going swimming but decided against it when we opened the door and the wind and cold hit. Mostly just lazed and grazed. Watched

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Daytona International Speedway & Jacksonville, Florida 1/15/2014

JANUARY 15, 2014 (Wednesday)   Woke up early to beautiful sunshine. Was so glad we postponed our tour of Daytona 500 until today. Got up around 9:00 AM, had breakfast and we were out the door by 9:30 AM. We

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Movies in Daytona Beach, Florida 1/14/2014

JANUARY 14, 2014 (Tuesday)   Was really surprised when Lexi woke us up at around 9:00 AM. She was wanting to get going. Good to hear and see her so excited about something. She does love the races. We got

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The Casements, Ormond Beach, Florida 1/13/2014

JANUARY 13, 2014 (Monday)   Didn’t sleep very well in our vacation home. Don’t know why as the bed was so big, clean, and comfortable. Probably just excited to be back at our favorite place. Hated to leave it. Got

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Ocean Walk, Daytona Beach, Florida 1/12/2014

JANUARY 12, 2014 (Sunday)   Lazy day. Woke up to sunny and cold.  Had breakfast, tea, read on the computer, and waited for the 49ers to play the Panthers. Good game and glad the 49ers won (again). Want them to go

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Ron & Joan, St. Augustine, Florida 1/11/2014

JANUARY 11, 2014 (Saturday)   Slept in. We were finally able to figure out where and when we were going to St. Augustine today to see Ron and Joan. We have been wanting to see them for a while as

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Ponce De Leon Inlet Light Station, Florida 1/10/2014

JANUARY 10, 2014 (Friday)   First off, CONGRATULATIONS to Mario and his new bride. They got married today in Mexico. We wanted to go but it just didn’t work out.   Wishing them many, many years of love and happiness! Slept

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Silver Beach Club, Daytona Beach, Florida 1/9/2014

JANUARY 9, 2014 (Thursday)   Had to say goodbye to our lovely vacation home. We left around 9:45 AM and went across the street to the Starlite Diner. Large portions and okay food, reasonable prices.    After the Diner, we

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Ocean Walk, Daytona Beach, Florida 1/8/2014

January 8, 2014 (Wednesday)   Hi, Mike here.  We lazed and grazed and took the day off.   Hope you had a great day.

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Ocean Walk, Daytona Beach, Florida 1/7/2014

JANUARY 7, 2014 (Tuesday)   Big comfortable bed with soft sheets. Wonderful night’s sleep. Loving our vacation home. Got up and had tea. We hadn’t brought any food over (yet). Michael said he would go over and to our “home”

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Cape Canaveral, Florida 1/6/2014

JANUARY 6, 2014 (Monday)   Slept pretty well but got up early. Don’t know why but I was wide awake and didn’t want to laze around any more. I went into the living room and started reading on the computer

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Silver Beach Club, Daytona Beach, Florida 1/5/2014

JANUARY 5, 2014 (Sunday)   The bed was pretty comfortable.  We woke to sunny skies. Still a little bit colder than normal but not too bad. We got up and went to Famous Steve’s Diner for brunch. Lexi opted for

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From Wyndam Ocean Walk to Silver Beach Club (Ouch) 1/4/2014

JANUARY 4, 2014 (Saturday)   I don’t want to leave. Don’t make me – PLEASE! OK, today is moving day and we had to leave this beautiful resort and go back to reality. We had heard from several people about how bad

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Titusville, Florida to Daytona Beach, Florida 1/3/2014

JANUARY 3, 2014 (Friday)   Woke up early (8:30 AM) to grey skies and rain. The cold front is passing through but it’s kinda stuck here for awhile, I think. Today was moving day so we had to pack up

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Astronaut Hall of Fame, Florida 1/2/2014

JANUARY 2, 2014 (Thursday)   Woke up to beautiful blue skies, for about ten minutes, then it started getting darker and darker and colder and colder. A front is moving in fast. Rain started falling around 3:30 PM really hard.

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Kennedy Space Center, Florida 1/1/2014

January 1, 2014 (Wednesday)   Mike here, Edie gets another day off. She enjoyed it. I went solo to the Kennedy Space Center, (KSC). I must say, I get it and yes, it is worth the $50.00 a head to

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