Key West Cemetery

Key West Cemetery

This is a beautiful cemetery that has seen its share of storms. Weathered stone, cement monuments and makeshift metal structures stand (sometimes precariously) decorated with a variety of floral arrangements, personal mementos and dedications celebrating life going...
Second Move In As Many Months

Second Move In As Many Months

Two more days until we make the move to Key West. We have tried to strategically pace our food reserves, but uneven quantities of some items combined with a questionable timeline has left us with an imbalance of nuts, mustard, frozen shrimp, tortilla chips and...
Retirement Purgatory (Moving On)

Retirement Purgatory (Moving On)

There has been lots of frenetic activity these last few days as we made the decision to continue “Bonaire Watch 2020” from Florida.  That way we will be closer to Miami and can jump on a plane as soon as the Caribbean airspace opens.  Plus, we can get in a...
A New Toy

A New Toy

[Chicago, IL | USA] Four weeks living out of a hotel room with few distractions and a series of Bonaire flight restrictions gave us an opportunity to go through our gear. Leslie found a gap and we drove to Dodd Camera in Chicago to pick up a 24mm – 300mm lens...
Retirement Purgatory (Episode 3)

Retirement Purgatory (Episode 3)

Parts of our routine are genuinely enjoyable.  Leslie playing “Everything is Awesome” and dancing when we get up, redesigning our website to get it to a point we have long discussed but not had the time to do while we were working and exploring local restaurants...