Monthly Archives: June 2011

Allison’s Party

A quick break from the vacation videos (I have one or two more) to put up one from Allison’s 9th birthday party which we had last night.  Enjoy. Allison’s Birthday Party

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Farewell Islamorada

We left the island this morning :(. It was fun but time for the next adventure. We are going to brave the reported all-day lines at the new “Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at Universal Studios tomorrow. Then a long … Continue reading

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Shark!

Happy Birthday Allison – 9 today! You can’t imagine how much I love you. Allison chose “The Shark Hole” for our main activity today. A spot I found a few years ago where we can catch snapper but, also, some … Continue reading

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The Essence of Islamorada

Back to my favorite dinner spot here – Lorelei on the beach for one last relaxing meal and sunset. This place – even more than the fishing – kind of defines Islamorada for me. It’s just a little piece of … Continue reading

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Classic Florida

Yesterday we took another break from all-day fishing and did the classic South Florida tourist activity – went to an alligator farm and rode an airboat through the Everglades. For a cheesy tourist attraction, it was actually quite entertaining. The … Continue reading

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Dolphin (the other kind)

Today we went for Dolphin of a different color – the fish. We actually ran into a few of the mammals too as you’ll see in the video but the real target was the fish. We’ve been very lucky with … Continue reading

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Dolphins

On day three we decided to take a break from the full-day sun and visited the Dolphin Research Center – a place we first visited when Michael was only 2 1/2. This time, both kids got to go into the … Continue reading

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Day Two

Day two brought more calm weather so we went snorkeling at Alligator reef (a popular spot a few miles into the ocean) and then some fishing at our “Shark Hole”. Only one small shark but lots of snapper and even … Continue reading

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Day One and a Half

Well, it doesn’t appear that I can get videos up with only my iPad connected to the web. Too bad cuz I got to try out my new little pocket video recorder today. Very handy for on the boat fishing … Continue reading

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Paradise Found

Well, we have arrived at our destination on our annual trek to Islamorada. We are at the same small place we rented last year – simple but with a great outdoor area. A hammock, tiki hut, hot tub and dock … Continue reading

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