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The French are Back!

The French are back 450 years after Jean Ribault’s two vessels, known as carracks, arrived on Napoyca.  This was the name given to Amelia Island by the Timucuan Indians.  Once Ribault claimed the island for France he called this refuge … Continue reading

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From Board Games to Angry Birds…

Is it just me or does it seem that computer games tend to be more violent than traditional board games? I tried to find out about the top board games and there are many different opinions out there in the … Continue reading

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Is it the car that has an attitude or is it the reflection of the owner?

As we were recently cruising down the highway toward Miami, Caroline and I started to wonder.  It used to be that we were passed by cars that were going fast but this time many did not only go fast but … Continue reading

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Is it Spring yet?

Officially spring starts March 20th… or at least that’s what the calendar says.  However, for the 126th year Punxsutawney Phil predicted how the rest of this winter will be. On February 2nd he came out of his burrow on Gobbler’s Knob … Continue reading

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A Day on St John’s River with “Cat Inn Around”

January 2012, what a month!  I am glad I finally was able to convince Caroline to continue my adventure tails.  Believe me, I am having a lot of fun and this year is starting out great with this wonderful boat … Continue reading

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It’s hot now… It was cold then…

It has been a while but I did mention to continue my vacation adventure in the Southern part of Switzerland.  What a great time I had.  Check out the YouTube clip.  Needless to say Switzerland, even in January, is very … Continue reading

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Art… What exactly is Art?

One the many highlights in Switzerland of course was attending the Picasso exhibit in the Kunsthaus  Zürich.  This collection was originally shown in 1932 at a unique and crucial moment in the history of modern art.  Pablo Picasso himself selected … Continue reading

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Switzerland…. here we come!

Finally we arrived very early in the morning at Airport Kloten in Zurich, Switzerland… our final destination.  Arriving there feels a little like being part of a science fiction movie.  Imagine, a huge hall with two three  story high escalators, … Continue reading

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Hello World… Jacksonville, FL needs direct flights to Europe!

Hurray.. Caroline got a destination assignment and she decided to take me along to this adventure.  On this 7 day adventure we traveled very much and I even got to play in fresh snow and saw real mountains….  I bet … Continue reading

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An Evening with John Delaney

Last Wednesday Caroline and I were invited by the Nassau County Economic Development Board to a presentation given by John Delaney, president of UNF. I did not really know who John Delaney was but Caroline knew all sorts of things … Continue reading

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