Key West, Florida – A World Away

Key West, Florida – A World Away

On a recent kayak trip to Key West, Florida, our guide told us he is frequently asked if they accept American money.  Really?   Although this funky little town is definitely part of south Florida, we could see why someone might think they had left the country for the...
Lost Husband at Disneyworld!

Lost Husband at Disneyworld!

Hard to believe, but I had a lost husband at Disneyworld.   We went there using our airmiles  a couple of years ago.   Bill had never been to Florida and I’d been several times so it was a whole new experience for him.   We stayed in nearby Kissimmee and took...
Retire in Bradenton, Florida

Retire in Bradenton, Florida

My great grandparents decided to retire in Bradenton, Florida in the 1930’s.   They were done with the harsh winters in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and went south in search of the sunshine.   They lived in a little travel trailer with a “Florida...
Retire in Mt. Dora Florida

Retire in Mt. Dora Florida

Florida has so much more than beaches.    Those who retire in Mt. Dora tell us it is “someplace special” right in the heart of Florida.   About 40 miles from Disneyworld, it is a perfect place to have everything entertaining just far enough...