Posted in December 2013

December 11, 2013

Home! Sunny, -3° C, and clear dry pavement for most of the way until we neared Syracuse, NY. There it clouded over and we had some “lake-effect” snow flurries. This happened again just south of Watertown, NY but here visibility dropped to near zero in white-out conditions so we took to the back roads until … Continue reading

December 10, 2013

8° C and rain this morning, but the weather news is about a massive winter storm hitting Washington, DC today. All government offices, schools, etc. are closed for the day, but areas to the west and north of the city will be even harder hit. Great! Our route takes us almost into Washington before we … Continue reading

December 9, 2013

We awoke to the same 17° C and fog that we had the night before. Although we were ready to roll at 8:00 am, we took our time getting back on the highway hoping that the fog would lift but no such luck. Visibility was pretty good though and we put in a very full … Continue reading

December 8, 2013

Today we left Treasure Island where it was going to be 28° C and sunny to drive northwest to Amelia Island on Florida’s Atlantic coast north of Jacksonville where it is currently 17° C and foggy. But the big weather news is a winter storm currently crossing Pennsylvania and New York. At least we won’t … Continue reading

December 7, 2013

December 7, 2013

The days are starting to just blend together. Walk the beach, sit out by the pool, soak in the hot tub, watch the sunset from the balcony with a cold drink. It’s a tough life, but our vacation is coming to an end all too soon. Thursday night we went into Tampa to see the … Continue reading

December 4, 2013

December 4, 2013

Monday was cloudy and overcast, though warm, so we explored around a bit and visited an orchard where we got some fresh squeezed red grapefruit juice. Tuesday was sunny and hot so we walked the beach south, not quite to the end of Treasure Island, but at least to where the beach narrows. We then … Continue reading

December 1, 2013

Today we drove from Panama City, FL to Treasure Island, FL. We didn’t stop much as we were making up for lost time from yesterday. It was a very pleasant and scenic drive though as we followed 98 along the coast to 19. The high today was 24° C and sunny until we reached Clearwater, … Continue reading