Monday, December 17, 2012

Florida Visit 2012

To be a tourist of Florida is definitely not as nice as a resident but we take what we can get!   We spent a weekend in Jacksonville visiting some friends, and we camped for 6 nights in the panhandle at St. Joseph's Peninsula State Park.  It was a long drive pulling a trailer but worth every minute of it!  It was absolutely gorgeous.  Beautiful sunsets, sugar white sand, clear blue skies, blue green water and no commercialism. The closest store was 30 miles away.  We spent our time sitting on the beach, reading, enjoying the camp fire, playing games and biking.  It was so much fun.  Our friends for our church in Jacksonville spent Thanksgiving Day with us.  We fried a turkey and had all the fixings.  Asher was so excited to see his friend that he took his chair and sat by the front gate for over 1/2 hour.  He misses Jacob so much!  Actually our kids miss Florida so much.  On the way home Asher said that he thought it would have been easier if we hadn't gone back to visit.  Poor little man.  Our kids are definitely Floridians.

Asher taking full advantage of sand and water.
 His board has been sitting in his closet unused for over 15 months.

Julianna always doing some sort of gymnastics

no sand toys…no problem

our camp site all neat

Thanksgiving Dinner with all the fixings 
cheers to a great friendship
Julianna and Faith

I was pretty excited to see cotton fields.  We had to touch it!


The Stewarts said...

what fun and such beautiful faces!!

Lori said...

Hi Marlene! It's been months since I've been on you're little one isn't so little anymore! Glad you are all doing well and enjoying life! Happy new year and blessings to you all!