Eli’s Fun Fabulous Fantastic Florida Excursion and Snorkeling Day #5

Sunday was our day to relax. Our plan was to do a dinner/ riverboat cruise in the evening, but the rest of the day was open to recharge from the past few days of activities. Eli decided extra time in the pool was what he needed. Ella and Eli as seen from our room's balcony …

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Eli’s Fun Fabulous Fantastic Florida Excursion and Snorkeling Day #4

9:13 am- Today's itinerary is: 1-Pick up breakfast at Wendy's, 2-Pick up swim floaties and water at Walmart, 3-Drive to the Everglades for an airboat tour, 4-Figure out the rest later. Eli has been Mayreen's favorite nephew since he was 4 years old Not every day you pass an alligator on the road. The Everglades, …

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Eli’s Fun Fabulous Fantastic Florida Excursion and Snorkeling Day #3

On the agenda for today was snorkeling near Fort Lauderdale, but it was too windy and it was cancelled. Mayreen and I did some searching for a plan B, and Mayreen (a.k.a. "Ant May May", yes I know it's usually spelled "Aunt", but Eli doesn't know that and Mayreen really loves to be called Ant) …

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Eli’s Fun Fabulous Fantastic Florida Excursion and Snorkeling Day #2

Florida is wet. Very, very wet. It reminds me of Panama, sudden downpours mixed with sunshine. Kinda like my life the last couple years, actually. But I digress. We started the day checking out of the hotel, since the plan, after spending the day at Universal Studios, was to drive back south to our next …

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Eli’s Fun Fabulous Fantastic Florida Excursion and Snorkeling Day #1

We spent the day flying across the country, complete with Eli's duct tape and paracord (who knows when you need to escape in a pinch). In fact, we were on the verge of whipping out the adventuring supplies when we had to evacuate the rental car facility. After the suspicious activity was dealt with, we …

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