I apologize in advance for the next week or so - I'm going to be showing pictures of the family vacation and I know it's not every body's thing - sorry. My daughter, grandson, and my self went to Orlando for a week - you won't see pictures of me though as I'm the one who was taking the pictures
I have one trip left this year - and it will be in November to Cincinnati, Ohio. To see or meet my new grandson. I'm very excited.
That reminds me - remember to take care of the world for our children! "One must care about a world one will never see." - Bertrand Russell
We left on Saturday the 18th. Now we have had this trip planned for a long time. My daughter has a Disney credit card and we both put everything on the credit card and then pay at the end of the month. No service charges. We had been doing this for two years and finally had a couple thousands of points. That paid for our way into Disney, our food at Disney, and the souvenirs at Disney. We had enough Sheraton points through our other credit card for the hotel. So we had gas which my daughter paid, parking which I paid, and for things outside of Disney - so it was a great deal for us. No, not free, but reasonable.
The Sheraton Safari Hotel - not on the property, but extremely close.
The trip down went faster then we imagined. Now I am a bad driver. I get sleepy when I ride long distances in the car. I did drive half way but was so tired I couldn't keep my eyes open - and I went in another lane - praise God we were okay! My daughter took over. Now the best traveler of the group and always has been in the GS.
Got in around 6pm - checked in - and ate at the hotel's restaurant - which to be honest was so so. We unpacked and went swimming. It was so wonderful and so refreshing.
The pool had the longest python snake slide in the world - teehee.
Now the nice thing about Florida is it does cool at night.
The bad thing about Florida is it is hot - and do I mean hot.
Another good thing was it was not crowded at all this time of year. It is the first year we have had something called fall break in the school system and it was awesome.
Have I bored you to death yet? Just setting the scene.
And for us having rain today - very needed rain and cooler temperatures:
"Every day is a good day to be alive, whether the sun's shining or not." ~ Marty Robbins
"A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods." ~ Rachel Carson
When I was younger I went out and played in the rain - I went barefoot in the gutters that had a stream of water going to the drain. It was so much fun - then we grow up and don't do it anymore -
- then we come to the golden years and we want to play in the rain again.