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Children's Museum of Pittsburgh Berlin, OH - Events of Friday, June 23, 2015 When we went to Pittsburgh two weeks ago, it was for Margery to go to the doctor not to visit with Lora, J. Michael, and Lydia. In... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Living Our Dream
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Granddaughter Project: Mailbox for Lydia's New Playhouse Berlin, OH - Events of Monday, June 12 to Friday, June 16, 2017 It's been a while since we posted an update because we haven't done much since Memorial Day that is very... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Living Our Dream
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Memorial Day Weekend Berlin, OH - Events of Thursday, May 26 to Monday, May 29, 2017 We were excited that Lora, J. Michael, and Lydia were going to be camping with us over the Memorial Day weekend. They pulled into... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Settling In for the Summer Berlin, OH - Events of Tuesday, May 16 to Tuesday, May 23, 2017 After we got back from our Mother's Day trip to Pittsburgh, Paul got busy with a couple of chores around the 5th... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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More Favorite Foods and a Trip to Pittsburgh Berlin, OH - Events of Wednesday, May 10 to Sunday, May 14, 2017 Last Wednesday, we went to Walmart to restock the larder. On the way, we stopped at Hershberger's Farm Market... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Charleston, SC to Berlin, OH Berlin, OH - Events of Monday, May 8 to Thursday, May 11, 2017 After visiting Magnolia Plantation in Charleston on Saturday, we relaxed around the rig on Sunday and watched the NASCAR race. On Monday... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Magnolia Plantation St. George, SC - Events of Saturday, May 6, 2017 As we said in our last post, we scheduled a weekend break from our northward travels in St. George, South Carolina, because it gave us the option to... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Wauchula, FL to Charleston, SC St. George (Charleston), SC - Events of Thursday, May 4 to Friday, May 5, 2017 Because we stayed in Florida longer, we decided we would skip our usual stop in Lower Alabama on our way... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Edison and Ford Winter Estates Part II: Garden, Museum, and Lab Wauchula, FL - Events of Wednesday, April 24, 2017 The guided tour of the Edison and Ford Winter Estates included much of the grounds, the two homes on the... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Edison and Ford Winter Estates Part I: Guided Tour Wauchula, FL - Events of Wednesday, April 26, 2017 On Wednesday, we drove about 1½ hours southwest to Fort Myers to visit the Edison and Ford Winter Estates. Edison and Ford... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Pioneer Park Wildlife Refuge Wauchula, FL - Events of Sunday, April 16 to Thursday, April 20, 2017 Although there was an Easter dinner at the clubhouse (the last official event of the season), we decided as we usually do to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Center for Great Apes Wauchula, FL - Events of Wednesday, April 12, 2017 The Center for Great Apes is an ape sanctuary that is located only a few miles from the co-op. The mission of the center is to "provide... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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McKee Botanical Garden Wauchula, FL - Events of Tuesday, April 11, 2017 We took advantage of our extended time in Florida to do some sightseeing. The weather was beautiful last Tuesday so we took a day trip to Vero Beach... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Free Time Wauchula, FL - Events of Tuesday, March 4 to Thursday, March 6, 2017 We originally planned to leave Florida the week after Easter; but with all the projects we did around our site, with Margery's becoming editor of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Busy, Busy, Busy Wauchula, FL - Events of Friday, March 24 to Thursday, March 30, 2017 As the title says, we have been very busy lately. The winter season here at the Escapees Florida Co-Op is starting to wind down,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Shed Project: Solar Vent Fan Wauchula, FL - Events of Friday, March 17 to Monday, March 20, 2017 A while back, one of the co-op members wrote a newsletter article describing a solar vent fan he built for his shed.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Site Project: Gravel Walkway Wauchula, FL - Events of Wednesday, March 8 to Tuesday, March 14, 2017 It's been two weeks since our last post. We have been busy, but a lot of what we have been doing involves daily... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That Wauchula, FL - Events of Monday, February 27 to Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Last Monday, the contractor came and removed the forms from our concrete as planned, but it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Red Barn Flea Market Wauchula, FL - Events of Friday, February 17, 2017 We had been hanging around the co-op for the last few weeks because of the work that was being done by the contractor on our concrete. About... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Two Projects - One Small and One Big Wauchula, FL - Events of Monday, February 13 to Monday, February 20, 2017 Back in January, we wrote about replacing the old 8' x 10' shed that was originally on our site... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Bok Tower Gardens Wauchula, FL - Events of Monday, February 6, 2015 Bok Tower Gardens is a tower and garden located in nearby Lake Wales. It was built in the 1920s by Edward Bok, editor of the Ladies' Home Journal.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Solomon's Castle Wauchula, FL - Event of Tuesday, January 31, 2017 We have been wanting to visit Solomon's Castle in Ona, Florida, ever since we first heard about it several years ago, but it was over two hours away from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Cracker Capers Wauchula, FL - Events of Wednesday, January 25 to Sunday, January 29, 2017 Every year the SKP Co-op has a 5-day event called Cracker Capers that consists of fun, food, and fund-raising. The event was held January 25th... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Cracker Trail Museum Wauchula, FL - Events of Tuesday, January 24, 2017 When we were in Pittsburgh for Christmas and Paul was having lunch with his former co-workers, he found out one of them was planning to be in Florida... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Living Our Dream
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Shed Project: Install Skirting Wauchula, FL - Events of Tuesday, January 17 to Monday, January 23, 2017 After finishing the shelving and flooring inside the shed, it was time to turn our attention to the outside where we wanted to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2017 at Living Our Dream