Month: December 2013

  • Jumping Jellyfish & Peaceful Panthers on Jupiter Island

    We headed north the other day for a family road trip. Uncle Andy was off to go marathon canoe training with a group of people on Jupiter Island so we all jumped in the car to tag along. After a MUCH too early start for some of us (up at 6:30 and out the door […]

  • Christmas in Florida – all part of the adventure

      We have all agreed that the holiday season does not seem quite as festive without the snow. Having said that, Tim and I are NOT missing the snow šŸ™‚ Having a different Christmas this year is just one more piece of our 8 month adventure. The important part was that we were with family […]

  • Fire Trucks, Fire Trucks, Fire Trucks

    To say that Hunter is “into Firetrucks” is a significant understatement. Thanks to Tim having worked as a volunteer fireman for Mount Lorne Fire DepartmentĀ for 5 years, Hunter has experienced Fire Trucks in an intimate way. He has also extensively studied the Mighty Machines Fire Hall episode. The Parkland, Florida Fire hall is right on […]

  • Gumbo Limbo Nature Centre

      The Gumbo Limbo Nature CentreĀ in Boca Raton is a wonderful stop for families. It’s a non-profit, with entry by donation, and is part turtle rescue sanctuary, part research facility with the Florida Atlantic University and part aquarium with wonderful sea tanks to check out. We arrived in time to watch the feeding at the […]

  • Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery & Science

      The Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery & ScienceĀ was such a memorable experience from our visit last year that it was top of Hunter’s list for us to do again. Downtown Fort Lauderdale is about 30 minutes south of where we are staying so we headed out for our “day in town” on Wednesday, thinking […]