Monthly Archives: December 2015

New Years Eve

It’s been raining a lot lately and flood warnings are all over the place. The temperature has dropped about 20 degrees and the humidity is in a more comfortable range. And no rain today! We met Lois and Klea for … Continue reading

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After the Storms

Storms passed through yesterday, some severe. But we are ok. There were tornado warnings out in the morning. Being in a camper is never a good idea when that happens so we went to nearby Walmart and did a little … Continue reading

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Worship on the Water

Yes! a Bar Church! Seriously. Located on the beach at the border of Florida and Alabama is the Flora-Bama Lounge, Package, & Oyster Bar, a unique place in itself, but on Sunday worshipers gather in a big tent by the … Continue reading

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Fish and Fun

Joe Patti’s is a Pensacola Florida destination not to be missed. If you are looking for fresh local seafood to take home and cook yourself this is the place. They have everything here, if it swims they have it. Lois … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2015

Merry Christmas to everyone, and to our family in the northern states of Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Connecticut. ¬†Friends Lois and Klea invited us to join them for Christmas dinner. It was a fun day. It’s still very warm and … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Beach

It’s been raining. There were tornado warnings out this morning near us, but missed us! We just had some warm and humid and windy weather. A good time to do something indoors. So this morning we picked up Lois and … Continue reading

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Big Lagoon State Park, Day 3

Today was another beautiful day, in the 60’s and sunny. The forecast for the rest of the week could be rain and storms so we wanted to get some hiking in today. The main thing we wanted to see was … Continue reading

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Big Lagoon State Park, Day 2

FROST on the car this morning! But then the sun came out at warmed everything up. It turned out to be a beautiful sunny day. Downtown Pensacola has an awesome farmers market and craft show. We grabbed our jackets and … Continue reading

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Move to Big Lagoon State Park FL

Even though we were enjoying our stay at Gulf State Park in Alabama it was time for us to move on. You know how hard it is for us to stay put for any length of time. We had been … Continue reading

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Foley Indoor Flea Market

The last few days have been warm and very humid with occasional rains. We’ve just been mostly staying inside, had a few outings with friends, and going for walks in and around the campground at Gulf State Park where we … Continue reading

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Santa and Friends

Quite a day. We met our friends, Lois and Klea, at the local Farmers Market in the morning. We all made some purchases. I bought some pickled okra and some fig preserves and some ginger cookies as well as tomatoes … Continue reading

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Lois, LuLu’s, and the Lady in the Lake

Friends from Minnesota, Lois and Klea, are in the area and we met them at LuLu’s for lunch. LuLu’s is more than a restaurant, it’s a family entertainment destination, on the Intracoastal Waterway, with lots of sand, volleyball, music, an … Continue reading

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Gulf State Park Pier

The Gulf State Park Pier is the only public pier on the Gulf in Alabama and at 1,540 feet is the longest pier on the Gulf of Mexico. It has a concession area with indoor seating, bathrooms, a snack bar … Continue reading

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Back to Alabama

The days are getting so short! There’s not much daylight for doing anything. All we did today was move out of Gulf Islands National Seashore, Davis Bayou Campground, driving east on I-10 to Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores, Alabama. A … Continue reading

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Ocean Springs and Biloxi MS

The last five days we have been relaxing at home, exploring the Gulf Islands National Seashore park where we are camped, and spending most of our time in either Ocean Springs or Biloxi, Mississippi. As usual, our first stop was … Continue reading

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Into Mississippi

We are now into the state of Mississippi and will be spending about a week here before turning around and heading back towards Florida. Mississippi has beautiful welcome centers. The one we stopped at today had a nice Christmas tree … Continue reading

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