Month: January 2014

  • 5 days in the BIG EASY

    There are not many big cities on our list of things to see and do while we are away for 8 months – I guess that is somewhat telling about our interests… we are just not big city people. Our stop in New Orleans was all about history and culture – closing off our work […]

  • E-ONE Firetruck factory tour

    E-ONE Firetrucks is a worldwide designer & manufacturer of Firetrucks, located in Ocala, Florida. We phoned them up to see if there was a chance of getting a tour as part of our homeschool activities and they generously said YES – Hunter was on cloud nine and bouncing off the walls in anticipation! It was […]

  • Manatee do-over brings success!

    With all of the recent cool weather, one of the upsides is that the manatees have travelled from the ocean to the inland springs in search of warmer water. We figured we would go and check it out since we were back in the neighbourhood! Tim, Hunter and Grandma Liz headed out to the Weeki […]

  • The Civil War comes alive at the Brooksville Re-enactment

    It was serendipity when we learned that there was a civil war re-enactment in Brooksville, just down the road from Grandma Liz’s house. It was a good enough reason to head back down to Brooksville to visit for a few days to catch some warmer weather. It is the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War […]

  • Mtn Biking in the Vortex at Santos State Park

    One of the biggest lessons that we have learned through our 5 1/2 months on the road is how to be flexible. Our original plan for the first 2 weeks of January had us surfing and exploring historical monuments along the coast from St. Augustine to Charleston. 2 weeks of abnormally cold weather resulted in […]