Monday, October 28, 2019

Busy Days





Our sleepy, quiet summer is over and the Florida season of snow birds returning and visitors planning trips has begun.  It’s a fun time of the year, but there will be busy days ahead.  We are still waiting for the weather to cool off a bit, but my pool should be done shortly and there will be lots of swimming and sunning in my immediate future, so warmer temperatures are just fine for a bit longer.

My social, as well as volunteer calendar is filling up my weeks, but if I didn’t like it like that, I wouldn’t let it happen. That’s the beauty of retirement.

Just this past week, I went to happy hour on the beach (wine and sushi) one night and had some returning snowbirds (all neighbors) over for cosmos another night.  In between, I worked with my volunteer landscaping group one morning and also tried to keep on top of some HOA involvement I have signed up for.

Finally, I did something many of you fellow bloggers have done, but I have not.  I met one of my readers who was visiting Venice in hopes of building a home here.  Kathleen is from the Chicago area and noticed we had a lot in common with our Midwestern roots.  In a coincidence, she is looking at using the same builder.  I feel like more of this could happen in the future, since Florida is a travel destination for many.

Happy Monday!





7 comments:

  1. your happy hour and the return of the snowbirds sounds fun, Vicki!

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    1. Always a fun time of year when everyone comes back 😀

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  2. I love blogger meet ups! So fun! Enjoy your sunny Florida weather! We're finally getting some fall temps here!

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  3. Isn't it so fun to meet blog friends in real life? I've been lucky enough to meet many and it's the best! Happy Tuesday!

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  4. Yes!!!!! I hope to be one of those you meet!!!
    I’m in fl now visiting with my best friend in whole wide world...where did we meet?? In a book club online. That was 14 yrs ago! She lives in WA state and I’m in Louisiana so we only get to see each other once a yr but we NEVER let a yr go by without seeing each other!!!

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  5. Every hour on the beach is Happy Hour!! :)

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  6. Fun, fun, fun, keep having fun! I love meeting friends I have met here in blog-land. Enjoy your day dear friend, HUGS!

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