Dateline August 17, 2019: Washington State

Our first stop in Washington was Spokane where both of John's parents were born,  his mother grew up there, while his fathers family moved to Seattle.  John's parents met when they both attended the University of Washington in Seattle.  John had not been in Spokane since his grandmother passed away ...

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Dateline August 10, 2019: Iowa to Idaho Golf, Friends and Adventure

Having enjoyed our visit to Cedar Rapids we continued our trek towards Montana to visit our dear family friends Nancy and John Bohlinger.
South Dakota
Our first stop becomes Sioux Falls, South Dakota where we visited the “falls” in the center of town. It was a beautiful park and the falls was a pl...

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Dateline: August 2, 2019: Iowa now and in 2018

Return to Iowa
Since Janice had qualified for the USGA Senior Women’s Amateur we headed to Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  The course that is hosting the tournament happens to be on the list of courses that we are writing about.  We called and they were delighted to have us play later in the afternoon.

We ...

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On The Road Again: Summer 2019 – Georgia, West Virginia and Hershey – Going North

As Willie Nelson sang it “On the Road Again”. We departed Flagler Beach on Monday morning July 8, after John picked up his new ears at the VA,  yes, John has hearing aids and he says he can now hear me, so he says!

A long day of driving, but worth the eight hours on the road to arrive at Tall...

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Innisbrook for Golf and Getting Ready for Summer Adventures


It has been an interesting spring with many projects.  The big one was Janice remodeling the guest bathroom.  We think it has been since the house was built in 1958 that it was updated.  Interesting project, but thank God it is complete and we think came out great.

June 21st we head...

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Dateline July 3, 2018: North Dakota

Welcome to Medora-Great Visit!

While planning our summer adventure we decided to find some interesting golf courses as we headed back east from the northwest.  Janice found The Bully Pulpit. ranked as one of the top 100 Public golf courses in the United States at Theodore Roosevelt National P...

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Dateline June 24, 2018: Montana

We left Waterton National Park in Alberta first thing in the morning for the short trip to the U.S. border. Even if you have been out of the United States for only a few days, it is always good to get back home in the “Good Old USA”. The drive along the east side of Glacier National Park was beautif...

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Dateline June 12, 2018: Idaho, Touch of Washington Wine and Oregon.. Oh My!

It was on to Idaho in the morning. When we crossed the border we were in the heart of the potato business. Two memories came to mind, our dear neighbor Lou Steflik grew up in Bunnell, Florida, next to Flagler Beach and was a large red potato farmer something you don’t think about being a Florida cro...

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