Our Event Was A Huge Success. YIPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

I am tooting my OWN HORN HERE. I ROCKED TODAY. Danny and I Rocked. Lake Kissimmee State Park Rocked. YIPPEE. The Dedication Ceremony Is OVER. The Blueway Trails System has a NEW Paddle Trail. Danny and I can get a lot accomplished when we work together. It started with a DREAM of MINE…Danny liked it….

Not The Normal Way To Start The Day.

It’s almost 8:30 AM. Danny and I were out before the sun came up looking for a water leak. We knew it would be a good size one.There’d been enough time for it to come to the surface. So we started looking again. We had already spent hours yesterday looking. There are old water lines…

What Did I Do While They Fought The Wildfire? Written Monday. 

I watched it rain while calmly writing. I sat in my recliner and enjoyed the rain. And tried to ignore the thunder and lightning. Watched the construction trucks leave one by one. Listened to the radio while they worked the fire. Knowing where they were and what they were doing. I miss being there. I…

Monday Morning: Another All Nighter. 

Danny and I had a really good weekend. At least most of it was good. I had hoped that us NOT HAVING INTERNET ALL WEEKEND meant we would spend more time together. I had hoped that we could get away on Sunday. I wanted to celebrate Bobby’s Birthday away from here. None of that happened….

What Happens After Danny Comes Home 

We have some kind of snack.  Danny leaves to change his clothes. Lunch box gets emptied.  I unload the bucket of ice. Spilling the ice. Leftover hard blocks of ice go into  the freezer. Then we talk about the park. What happened that day. Much of which I already know thanks to the radio. Usually…

Thursday May 5TH : Chit Chat

WHEW! I’m EXHAUSTED and WHAT have I accomplished? Not much!  BUT considering I am in the middle of a lupus flare, TODAY HAS BEEN A GOOD DAY. The last week I have been in bed or on the couch. Really sick and hurting. Showered, semi-dressed… Meaning oversized shirt on and nothing else. But I am…

Internet Iffy Again : LIFE IN OUR NEC OF THE WOIDS

So far we have Internet. No bars but that is normal. No phone service still. It’s been months since the phone lines worked. Danny just said someone hit the box near us (home) and the park. They have No Internet.  No phone. Cell service is almost non -existent.  And it’s Friday night. Danny is DUE…

Family Times In Our Neck Of The Woods- December 2015

TATA! Finally posting about Danny’s and my awesome Christmas and what we have been doing. Plus what we gave each other for Christmas. ALL of which is MONUMENTAL considering the last UPTEEN Christmas’s Danny did not get me anything. Danny is not a HOLIDAY person. Mr. Gloom and Doom. It took us years to get…

Finding Peace and Joy This Advent

From Sarah: I am continuing Making Your Home A Haven during the Month of December .  On my own. I will be sharing OUR stories from Our Neck Of The Woods and Rolling Meadows Ranch. I will be adding stories about family life and the struggles we face every day. Mainly I will focus on…

I am Thankful For Friends That Have Become Family – Day 9

I am thankful for All of the wonderful people we have met at the park the last 8 years. Danny and I don’t allow to many people into our lives any more. From the very first Labor Day we were there, there has been One Family we have gotten to know well. They are Family….

Our Fall Roundup At The Park-

It was one of our first really nice mornings this fall. We have only had a few NOT SO HOT ONES. Clear Blue Sky…Something we haven’t seen much of. Getting ready to cross the Wooden Bridge Over Zipprer Canal and onto Buster Island. Looking at the Weir. The flood gates/locks are open.This is looking East…

Our Spring Roundup At The Park- April 2015

We were fortunate that the rain held off. Everything around us was WET. Flooding had  already started. It rained all Spring and SUMMER.  It was 86 degrees. HOT AND HUMID. WE Usually DO Our Spring Roundup in May But they were paying more at the time. Mark, Big Josh in the back, Erik and Danny….