Category Archives: Florida

Selfless Service – Key West, FL Jan-Feb 2018

Our country’s military services have sets of values that guide the behavior of their members, whether they be Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Coast Guardsmen, or Marines. The Army Values contain a value of “selfless service” and  the Air Force describes this … Continue reading

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Christmas Holidays in Florida, December 2017

Having grown up in Michigan, enjoying winter activities such as skiing, sledding, and snowball fights, it has been strange to have celebrated the Christmas holidays in warmer climates since we have been fulltime RVers. This year we stayed at Wickham … Continue reading

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Relaxing and Exploring History in Jacksonville, FL – November 2017

Pelican’s Roost in one of the more popular military RV parks in Florida and it is not easy to get a reserved site. We thought we might have a chance this early in the “snowbird” season, and were pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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America’s Oldest City, St. Augustine, FL – March 2016

St. Augustine was on our route north from Key West and was a place we had never visited. We decided to visit St. Augustine “on the fly.”  We stayed in the parking lot of the local Camping World on Monday, … Continue reading

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Cocoa Beach, FL – Repairs, Kayaks, and Friends – March 2017

As we were driving from Key Largo to Cocoa Beach, we stopped at a rest area.  As I was walking back to our trailer I noticed that it was leaning, that the driver side was definitely lower than the passenger … Continue reading

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Diving the USS Spiegel Grove, Key Largo, FL – March 2017

Getting into Florida State Parks on short notice is not easy.  John Pennekamp State Park is one of the most popular and you can reserve a spot eleven months ahead of time.  However many of those who make a reservation … Continue reading

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Volunteering on the Most Decorated Cutter in the Coast Guard, Key West, 2017

We have spent four of the last five winters in Key West.  As fulltime RVers, my wife and I can choose to stay in a warm, sunny place while our friends deal with the snow back in Michigan.  There is … Continue reading

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