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Wednesday Night Dinner

Wednesday Night Dinner

After a two year hiatus, the much anticipated Wednesday Night Dinner has finally been resurrected for a one night only special event. For years, Barb hosted a potluck / block party / gathering of loved ones that quickly became a midweek staple and, dare I say, crutch for the Daytona area crème de la crème. The scene was always a… Read more →

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Projected past

Projected past

This weekend, Barb asked me to help clean out the attic… I came across this little gem A 30s or 40s keystone A-81 projector that still worked! It was a ton of fun to figure out and play with… We even watched an old silent news reel That is, until the half-millennium old drive belt stretched beyond its grip point…. Read more →

Festival day

Festival day

It was a weekend of festivals on the eastern shores of central Florida. First was an East Indian festival. While it wasn’t huge, it was really nice…. I was completely ready for the food, but was surprised by entertainment, many vendors, a super friendly environment, and an air filled gauntlet course! Next up was an Italian fest at one of… Read more →

Easter on the beach

Easter on the beach

Easter was quiet this year. No big family gatherings, no expectation to be here or there… Just a nice walk on the beach with Angela Then we got all dressed up for a drink at the top of Daytona And then had a beautiful sunset meal beach-side     Buona Pasqua.

Hammock time

Hammock time

After a few months of looking, thinking, and trying to decide how to set up the hammock without two trees, I finally decided on a method…. One tree! With the help of a freshly harvested piece of bamboo, a few two-half hitches, a couple of bowlines, a harness built with three alpine butterflies, and three 10 inch anchors (thanks the… Read more →

The week of motorbikles

The week of motorbikles

From the moment I landed in Daytona, the city has been arumble with the sound of Bike Week. There are bikes everywhere with people of all shapes, sizes, and sexes aboard them… About 1/5 of them are on the side of the road, illuminated be by a blanket of red and blue light as well… But I’m sure they were… Read more →

Fish sandwich anyone?

Fish sandwich anyone?

When in Daytona, you’ll undoubtedly want to find a decent, local place to grab a fresh fish sandwich… I’ve got just the spot… Right under the Dunlawton bridge, beachside, is Our Deck Down Under With a big deck on the intercoastal, a full bar, and accessible seafood fare, it’s a great spot to stop for lunch and watch the water…. Read more →

The dirt mall

The dirt mall

The gem of Daytona Florida, is without a doubt, the flea market! I think I’ve decided that all commerce should be done this way. Tons of people sitting around chatting about their craft, which range from apples to tires… This place is amazing. A weekend only thing, Jeremy and I wait impatiently for Saturday to arrive so we can do… Read more →