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Tween Waters getaway

The dog days of summer are almost over — we’ll not exactly. But for our grandsons, it’s back-to-school next week. So any excuse to get out of the marina, we decided a mini-vacation was in order. We left on Friday morning, August 2, for a weekend with family and friends at Tween Waters Resort and […]

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Pirate ship "Pieces of Eight"

Fort Myers Beach

One of our favorite places that is close to home is Fort Myers Beach. So on Saturday, March 23, we headed out for the Matanzas Harbor Mooring Field for a badly needed rest from “boat projects”. It was a nice day but got a little choppy as we crossed from the Sanibel Bridge to Matanzas Pass.  There are […]

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Labor Day Weekend at Merwin Key

It was a hot and sunny weekend at Merwin Key (high 90 low upper 70’s).  We rafted up with Ron and Mary on Royal Tease, and were joined by Mike and Sally on Mystique.  It was a great weekend for swimming (to keep cool) and enjoying time with our friends.  On Sunday we took a […]

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Cruise to Florida Keys

Saturday – July 17, 2010 At 6:45 a.m. we left for our 6th trip to the Florida Keys in Island Time.  Herb and Maryanne (Sorry Kids) arrived at the marina last night so we could all leave together.  Joining us this year on our boat were Kim, Randy, Corey and Sophie (Kim’s 4 month old […]

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Memorial Day Weekend at Cayo Costa

It was a great weekend at Cayo Costa with our friends on Carpe Diem, Royal Tease, Mystique, Sorry Kids and Knot Bad.  We rafted up in our favorite spot in the cove off LaBlanca Island.  It was sunny and hot and we had a great time with our friends. We took a dinghy ride to […]

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At anchor at Merwin Key

This weekend we went to Merwin Key for a weekend at anchor.  This is Cody’s first trip in the boat.  It was sunny, hot and windy but we get good protection at Merwin Key.  We took Cody on his first dinghy ride for lunch at Woody’s in St. James City.  It was a nice ride […]

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Our Little Slice of Paradise

It’s been almost 4 months since we moved aboard Island Time and I thought I would share our little paradise in Cape Coral, Florida.  We are moored in the Cape Coral Yacht Basin, which is a city-owned marina and park.  It’s a great location on the Caloosahatchee River about 8-10 miles to the Gulf of […]

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Easter Weekend -Ft. Myers Beach, Fl

It was a beautiful Southwest Florida Easter weekend at Fort Myers Beach.    We anchored in the Town of Fort Myers Beach mooring field and were joined by friends, Dave and Aundrea on At Last and Mike and Sally on Mystique. Kim and Randy joined us on Island Time, making the trip from Bonita Springs in their […]

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