Category: Florida

Florida, Georgia, United States

Island Hopping – Amelia and Jekyll

We needed a beach in the worst possible way. So, we headed out to Amelia Island, Florida for a few days of soaking up the sun. This trip was on the heels of a quasi-family reunion with Anita’s family in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.  Ready for a slow-paced escape with a romantic vibe, we …

Amelia Island, Florida, United States

Anniversary Surprise: Amelia Island, Florida

Who doesn’t love a good surprise? Okay, some people don’t; but I do. So when Michael wants to surprise me with a trip, especially one to celebrate our anniversary, I’m all game, no questions asked. (Okay, maybe a few questions, but not many.) So, we’re off on another road trip adventure to who knows where …

Florida, St. Augustine

St. Augustine, FL: History and Birthday Combined

After a great night’s sleep, we enjoy a yummy ham and cheese omelet served by the friendly staff at the Bayfront Westcott House. With no time to waste, we head out in the direction of the St. Augustine Historical Society  to learn some information about the area, including the contributions of many black soldiers who helped …