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Flying The Friendly Skies of COVID-19

Thursday , 12, March 2020 Comments Off on Flying The Friendly Skies of COVID-19

A week from tomorrow I fly from San Juan to Orlando, a flight I’ve taken many times in the past almost-two-years that I’ve been working here on The Enchanted Island. Regardless of whether I’ve taken the 5am flight out or the later 6:20am flight out, one thing has remained consistent; the plane is always full. […]

April was a busy month with a variety of good and bad events, which pretty well sums up life in general, doesn’t it? We ended March and began April with a trip to Daytona Beach for our 18th wedding anniversary. But we got a hint of what April might bring when we had to rush […]

Back in January, Grandma and I took Abby to Leu Gardens for a short morning visit. I’m finally getting around to looking over the photos I took and I found these six of Abby that I really liked, so I thought I’d post them. Abby is always (ok, almost always) happy to “model” for Granddad […]

Cold, Celtic Thunder, Fantastic Four & Jogging

Saturday , 31, January 2015 Comments Off on Cold, Celtic Thunder, Fantastic Four & Jogging

I’m finally beginning to feel human again, after a week of whatever this cold/flu illness was that I had. I’ve still got a bit of cough and congestion and I’m still feeling very tired, but at least I don’t have all those things magnified along with the aches, fever and headache I went through most […]

If you’ve lived in Orlando very long you know the name Colonel Joe Kittinger. Colonel Kittinger is a decorated, retired Air Force pilot and former Vietnam era Prisoner of War, set a world record of space-diving from 102,000 feet above the earth in 1960 and then played a key role in assisting Felix Baumgartner who […]

This past Tuesday night the WWE came to town at the Amway Center to broadcast live matches for WWE Main Event on the WWE Network that night and to tape matches for WWE SmackDown airing tonight on the Syfy channel. My friend Michelle who runs the CitySurfing Orlando website graciously offered me tickets for my […]

Our British Cousins

Wednesday , 12, February 2014 Comments Off on Our British Cousins

My father-in-law’s cousin and her husband flew out of OIA this morning at 7am to spend the last 12 days of their vacation in Antigua before flying home to London. Cindy and I last saw Frank and Jenny 8 years ago when we spent 3 days in London at the end of our 2 week […]

Light Up The Wild at Moss Park

Monday , 23, December 2013 Comments Off on Light Up The Wild at Moss Park

Last Thursday night Cindy and I took my daughter AnnMarie and our two oldest grandchildren, Mikey and Heather, to the brand new holiday event at Moss Park in south Orlando known as “Light up the Wild” and it was a lot of fun. The trees, bushes and grassy areas are all decorated with holiday lights […]

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