Countdown Begins

How do the fisherman avoid getting tangled up in all those lines?

I thought I should post a quick update while I had some quiet time to myself tonight. Don is performing at the Pesky Pelican and will continue to do so every Friday night until we pull out of here April 1st. Until then we have Spring maintenance to attend to.  Don needs to sanitize the fresh water tank and replace the anode rod in the hot water heater. I’ll tackle the screens, AC unit and vents, as well as the Fantastic Fans. Then we’ll wash the 5er and truck to get rid of the tree pollen. Hopefully this cooler weather will give way to warmer days soon so we can start tackling these projects.


Our travel plans continue to be up in the air. We hope to be in Indiana in May. Don has an appointment with an ophthalmologist at the laser eye clinic to schedule cataract surgery and we have our grandson’s high school graduation to attend. Also, we expect to  be spending at least part of the summer on the family property again.  My father will be having heart valve replacement. We know he will be in the hospital for 4-8 days following his surgery, then he’ll need to be cared for at home for at least 2 weeks, possibly longer. A surgery date has yet to be set.


For the past 2 weeks it’s been either Don or me feeling under the weather. I suspect seasonal allergies since its that time of year.  So, we’ve spent most of our time holed up in the rig with the windows closed. It seems to have helped. We did have a surprise visitor one day. My cousin-in-law Larry was passing through on his way down state to visit his father-in-law, my uncle Lloyd. We met for lunch at the Apalachicola Seafood Grill. It’s always good to see Larry. He’s a talker, and I don’t believe he’s ever met a stranger.


Cousin Larry with Don & I

We also celebrated Beau’s 1st birthday. Beau wasn’t able to celebrate his day at his happy place the beach because of rip tides. Instead, Don grilled him a steak and later we all indulged with our favorite ice creams. He was content with that.

Until next time…’s lookin’ at you kid.


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2 thoughts on “Countdown Begins

  1. Ugh is right. It doesn’t matter if it’s a stick & brick home or one on wheels, you can’t escape the maintenance.

  2. Happy Birthday Beau!
    Hope you both are feeling better Gayle. Ugh…spring chores!

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