Monthly Archives: December 2016

parked.

This is it. The last hurrah of 2016. The last few days of this set of 365 days. Another groove worn into the patina of life. Gerry the trailer gets to rest for a while. She is at home at … Continue reading

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Add these mountain bike trails to the list: The Paisley Woods Trail that can be ridden right from Alexander Springs and the trails at Chuck Lennon Park, about a 12 mile drive from the park. The Paisley Woods Trail is a … Continue reading

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rolling along

We traveled from Alexander Springs to Lithia Springs Park today 122, miles in approximately 2 1/2 hours. Speeds up to 77 mph on the expressway, averaging 68 or so, and getting 22.2 mph. We have learned that it takes longer to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing you the joy of peaceful present moments and a loving heart with which to enjoy today and all your future todays. Bob and I are away from our families on this holiday, as we are with many these days, due to the … Continue reading

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cheers from Alexander Springs!

Just look a map of mid-central Florida: Juniper Springs, Rainbow Springs, Silver Springs. Salt Springs, LeLand Springs, Alexander Springs and on and on.  One of Florida’s best kept secrets must be the multitude of springs that bubble quietly underneath the … Continue reading

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Last day at Santos

Merry Christmas week from the Santos Trailhead and Campground! We have been at Santos for two weeks tomorrow, the maximum stay allowed. It has been a good place, better during the week than the weekend, as seems to often be … Continue reading

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shhh, don’t wanna jinx it

The weather has been simply amazing this entire trip to date. Of course it can’t last like that forever, darn, but warmth and sunshine are my friends. The weather has been above average in temperature most days with a few chill … Continue reading

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sweet dreams

Yeah, it is going ok. The bed is comfy. We use a bedroll as the base, made by sewing two sheets together, with a velcro closing, and put it over a cut-to-size thick polyester-stuffed bed quilt. We roll this up … Continue reading

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data

YAY!!!! Excitement!! It doesn’t take that much but here it is: You may have noticed a flurry of posts, most of the trying to catch up from our dataless regime and the additions of some pictures to the blog. I … Continue reading

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Sitting out at 8 o clock

63 degrees. Almost full moon. Partly cloudy. No bugs. This is what escaping winter is all about! From the Santos Campground, we can access the Santos MTB trailhead and ride all day, if we wish. The Santos trails stretch for … Continue reading

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