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Metro Diner

Metro Diner

When you walk into an eating establishment and you spot photos of Guy Fieri, you think you might be in for a treat. Indeed we had a fine dinner this evening at St Petersburg, Florida’s Metro Diner. This chain of diners offering amazing comfort food had it's beginnings...

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Ford’s Garage

Ford’s Garage

Ford’s Garage is the newest establishment to occupy the location at the southwest corner of 1st Avenue and 2nd Street South in St Petersburg, Florida. When we were downtown residents this was Midtown Sundries and we were regulars here. Now it’s a craft burger place...

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Welcome to Gigi’s

Welcome to Gigi’s

Way back in our courtship days, the two of us loved to go to Gigi’s for pizza, it was the only place we knew of that offered green olives as a pizza topping. Since then the original Pasadena, Florida location has closed but lucky for us the Newberne family still runs...

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Sunshine State

Sunshine State

There's something special about a mid-winter break. Yes, winter is a lovely time to be at our mountain house. We enjoy the quiet, the lovely scenery of our dormant woods whether blanketed in snow or basking in sunlight. It's a good time to catch up with local friends...

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Zen at White Sands

Zen at White Sands

With some direction from a friend we have made during our stay at Manatee Hammock, we visited the grounds of the White Sands Buddhist Center north of Mims. It's tucked away in an oak woods with no indication from the road of the treasure that lies within. Signs along...

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And Tiramisu

And Tiramisu

Our adventures for the day, hopefully our last one in Brevard this trip, started out at the North Brevard History Museum, a place chock full of artifacts that speak not only to the history of the area but of American history over the last century and a half. We...

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Successful Launch 

Successful Launch 

On their fifth attempt, SpaceX successfully launched it's SES-9 Communications satellite aboard a Falcon-9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center this evening. We were among those gathered on the edge of the Indian River due west of the launch site to watch. It was amazing...

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Space Coast Geocaching 

Space Coast Geocaching 

It's Leap Day Weekend and we're celebrating by geocaching. With our first find of the weekend we earned a GC souvenir celebrating 366 days of geocaching. In all we scored four finds today. There were a few more searches that although they didn't yield a find still...

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Scrubbed Again 

Scrubbed Again 

For the second night in a row the SpaceX launch has been scrubbed. Yesterday it was to allow the liquid oxygen a longer time to chill, today we don't know the reason. According to the webcast to which we were listening, the launch may be rescheduled in a few days. A...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Cobh on Our Own

Cobh on Our Own

For our first adventure together on the Emerald Isle, we walked the streets of Cobh, County Cork, explored St Colman’s Cathedral, and visited the Cobh Heritage Center.