Saw Tinkerbell light the fireworks from the top of Cinderella’s Castle. Did a lot of walking and went on all the rides – well most of them. Beautiful warm sunny weather every day! Love, Tim Walt Disney World – Cinderella Castle. Visible for miles around , this Magic Kingdom landmark’s spires reach 18 stories intoContinue reading “Orlando, Florida”
Giant Banyan Tree in Tropical Florida The banyan is one of Florida’s most curious trees, which sprouts even from a seed dropped on the limb of any other tree by birds. The roots descend to the soil and in time kill the tree on which they grow. Then as the branches develop, these throw downContinue reading “Giant Banyan Tree”
February 1994 Dear K and N Katherine’s place in Palm Harbor (just off Tampa Rd) is very nice. We had a delightful lunch with her today in Dunedin at the renovated Bayview Hotel and Country Club. Tomorrow we will drive to Hernando and visit Hetty Lee. It’s nice to be away from the snow forContinue reading “Tarpon Springs, Florida”
March, 1988 Hi This door is a gorgeous small part of a beautiful carillon tower set in lovely gardens near here. We herd a concert done by the bells as we sat in the garden – peace and quiet. It was great – after crowded EPCOT yesterday. Today we also had a delicious luncheon inContinue reading “Orlando, Florida”
November, 1998 Dear After an easy trip we arrived to the tropical heat in Venice. Even the Gulf water is 80 degrees! Still, the Xmas decorations are showing up, Xmas parade Monday. Maybe in bathing suit? Love
August 1968 Hi After presenting my paper at noon I ate a quick lunch and headed for the beach. It was a beautiful day and I didn’t get too burned. Love
1950’s Hotel Claridge, Collins Avenue at 35th Street. In the most fashionable section of Miami Beach – Overlooking the ocean – Private swimming pool – Comfortable and luxurious – Coffee shop Solaria. Looks like it is still there today.
In 1924, Gandy Bridge between St Petersburg and Tampa, was said to be the longest automobile bridge in the world at six miles across. In 1956 it was re-built and used until 1997. In 2000, the longest bridge, Bang Na Expressway in Thailand, opened at 34 miles across.
August 1989 The Toronto Bluejays have their field two blocks from our house! I’m almost unpacked. Things are starting to shape up around here – now to job hunting. Love