Merry Christmas

25 Dec

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe haven’t fallen off the face of the earth… I guess we’ve been in holiday mode in a way. We have been in Florida, based out of Fort Pierce. Sandy has been the most wonderful host and help and we have really enjoyed getting to know his daughters.

We have worked on the boat, run errands, played tourist a bit, visited friends and relaxed. We feel re-stoked. Altogether we have seen 3 Christmas Boat Parades – in North Myrtle Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Punta Gorda – each one different. We have been able to visit a few of our snowbird friends who are here over Christmas. Today we joined Sandy, Janet and Kimberly for Christmas dinner on a pontoon boat that we anchored out amongst the mangroves with dolphins playing about. Tomorrow Jane arrives to join us and on the 27th we head south to Stuart and Fort Lauderdale, our planned jumping off spot for the Bahamas. Once a southerly sets in for a few days, we’re off.

This has been a unique Christmas for us and so different. We do miss the northern Christmas, the pre Christmas socials, time with friends and family – and yes, even the weather!!

Wishing all our family and friends a wonderful Christmas.

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7 Responses to “Merry Christmas”

  1. Sara December 26, 2012 at 2:06 am #

    so wonderful to skype with you guys tonight! love ya
    will work on booking my time with you asap
    Merry Christmas

  2. william hiltz December 26, 2012 at 2:49 pm #

    Hello Dave & Mary, Merry Christmas & Happy travels to you both.

    Cheers Bill

    • maryfilbee December 28, 2012 at 1:44 am #

      Hi Bill – David loved the photo – he says great to see you in the hockey gear – stay healthy. Happy New Year. Mary and David

  3. Carla December 27, 2012 at 12:30 pm #

    Your Christmas Day sounded lovely. Glad you spent time relaxing for a few days. Would love to Skype you if we can make the connections work. Let me know.

    Love Carla

    • maryfilbee December 28, 2012 at 1:45 am #

      We would love to try and Skype – we so missed your party. Would love to Skype.

  4. Syd & Sandy D December 28, 2012 at 1:36 am #

    Merry Christmas Partner @ David too!!!!
    Will will miss you at New Years but are very proud of you. Enjoy the Bahamas!!
    Syd

    • maryfilbee December 28, 2012 at 1:43 am #

      Hello Syd and Sandy. Great to hear from you too Partner and Sandy. we will miss our New Year’s too – not sure where we will be but soon will be to Bahamas – looking forward to it.
      Happy New Year!!

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