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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