Boat Races

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We went down to see the boat races on a sunny morning. These are radio controlled boats and are fun to watch. There were boats of all sorts including tug boats, sailboats, racing boats and more. When one of the … Continued

Cruisin’ In

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There are three town squares in The Villages. Each night there is different outdoor entertainment. Saturday night we went to Spanish Springs to view the Cruisin’ In night. This consisted of cars from 1980 and older.   There were tons … Continued

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

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It is good to be Irish down here in The Villages. And even if you’re not Irish, you can pretend to be. We went over to Spanish Springs entertainment center to see what was happening on St. Patrick’s Day. The decorations, … Continued

Polo 101

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Polo matches are just beginning now in The Villages. Sharon, Mary and I went to a polo demonstration to learn more about the sport. It was interesting to note that the polo field is 300×160 yards. That means it is slightly larger … Continued

A Walk in the Woods

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Our latest walk (I have a hard time calling it a hike because it is so flat here in Florida.) took us to Half Moon Wildlife Management Area. This is a 9,500 area of hammocks, flatwoods, swamps and marshes. I … Continued

The House

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The house we are staying at is very nice. It is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath and a den. The kitchen and living room are all open and there is a great lanai we love to sit on in the … Continued

Silver Springs State Park

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It was time to get Shelby out for a hike today. I use the word “hike” loosely because the highest elevation for hikes around here is 125 feet. We found Silver Springs State Park about 30 minutes from The Villages. … Continued

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