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Feb 24, 2011 - Wintering in Florida

We arrived in the Tampa area in time for Tom to go to the Outback Bowl on January 1st. Later in January was the Gasparilla parade and major tailgating. This is similar to Mardi Gras but is centered around Pirates, etc. Penny got involved in the Roaming Red Hats of Tampa. She has had several great outings with the group! We have found other friends wintering in the Tampa area and have enjoyed reuniting with them. We have made many RV friends here at our campground, most of them are from the cold northern states. Tom had a chance to go to...

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Jan 1, 2011 - Thoughts on the first 15 months of full timing

After 15 months on the road, we have picked up on several themes to our travels. Presidential museums and libraries, Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and National Parks are high on the hit list. We are also doing things that are on our 'bucket list'. Hot air balloon ride in Albuquerque, MN started the list. Tom just went to the Daytona 500 and saw a spectacular race, and we are planning for a trip to Alaska with our best friends leaving Vancouver, BC in May returning to the states at Glacier National Park the end of August. We will have...

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