Showing posts from January, 2012

#40 January 2012 Marathon, FL

One of our favorite hangouts, Burdine's, and by far, our front-runner musicians, are John, Banjo Barrister, and Joe, guitarist.

Our marina gave a Slip-Holder Appreciation Dinner with entertainment to follow.  This little gal with her flaming hula hoop was fantastic.  She also is an accupuncturist and massage therapist.  In the Keys it's helpful to be multi-talented!

Jim, a friend and new trawler owner from our old stomping grounds, Greenville, SC, arrived this month to spend the winter.  Told him he better show up rested because it's tough to keep up with all these geezers!  Another SC couple, Bob and Emily, once upon a time full-time cruisers and our mentors as sea urchins, checked into their slip earlier this week in their Nordic Tug.  It's fun to have the 3 of them here.
Last weekend was the 100th anniversary of Henry Flagler's Florida Overseas Railway, that took 8 years, 10,000 workers and $50M to complete.  It connected the mainland to Key West, then the playgrou…