Pre-Euro Florida

I am finishing up an amazing month of rest- of reading on the beach, making new friends and seeing old ones, visiting with family a bit of paperwork, perhaps even a little growth.

I was able to spend a week in longboat key alone, relaxing after finishing at OSU;  quite astounding how the sun can reset a worn mind

LongBoat Key

I did some exploring through a mangrove and found what I imagined the Native Americans must’ve looked forward to after an exhausting hunt.2014-12-10 15.01.45

… The white beaches of Siesta Key

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Then I met a girl…

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The adventures became easier and more numerous, including a romp through Myakka state park and a “magical” canopy walk

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A holiday trip down to Key Largo and West Palm to see the Family

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…Made some new friends2014-12-24 08.38.50

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Spent some AMAZING time with the little one

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Refreshing to witness a true investigator at work!
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…Before and after they grow up
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Toured the Rybovich boatyard, marveled at the sleeping monsters2014-12-27 13.51.38And the Fam in living color

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Even found time to stumble upon an old stomping ground in Venice

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Introduced the girl to a true soul man

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Spotted this gem lying in the surf

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Even found myself in Orlando hanging with this concerned pater familias2015-01-03 22.35.56

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…There she is – Hey Kelly!2015-01-03 23.15.16

Even found an opportunity to geek out!

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Popped down to Naples to see the other Fam too!2015-01-04 15.22.23

Now Chicago –> Warsaw –> Stockholm