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January 16, 2010

It's been a few days...

Hi! It's been a few days, so this will be a long post! We've been very busy having lots of fun fun fun!!

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Alison flew in on Thursday, and Scott arrived in his super cool VW a few hours later.

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Alison seemed to have brought the nice weather with her, from where who knows, but we're not complaining! It's been the nicest weather we've had so far.

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We spent some time at Ft. Zach soaking up the sun!

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And we've been to Mallory Square to see some of the performances.

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Angel Statue

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Fire Eater

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George and Scott and an old wreck; near the Wrecker's Museum.

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Duval Street: first stop is Shorties to pick up some beers for the walk.

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George took us to the Hard Rock Cafe to admire their amazing collection of Rock and Roll paraphernalia.

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To Alison's and my delight the second floor ladies room is haunted! Here we are in the haunted bathroom stall.

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This room is in the haunted area, and some people feel a cold draft when you open this door to nowhere. We didn't feel anything.

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George really liked these snake skin boots, worn by Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones in the late 60's. His new work boots?

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Scott and Paul McCartney's guitar.

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Scott, Heather and Alison in front of Led Zeppelin's display and David Bowie's red suit... or pajamas? No, I think that was his suit.

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We had fun... even though we didn't see any ghosts.

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These mannequins look familar.

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Interesting knife holders; They call this The Ex.

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A late night snack at Virgilios; a very nice bar.

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Heh heh... funny stuff.

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And another late night snack at the Bottle Cap.

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Where they were having karaoke night!! Woohooo!!!

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Heather singing Dr. Dre and Eminem's "Forgot About Dre"; it was a duet but I sang both parts. It was so much fun I had to do another!

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My second song was Dynamite Hack's cover of Eazy E's "Boys in the Hood". The small crowd was very amused by a white chick attempting some gangsta rap... and I was GOOD!

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Having a laugh before bed

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Alison and I took a tour of the USS Mohawk this morning.

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And we've spent the afternoon at Boca Chica trying to get photos of the fighter jets taking off. I'll get Scott's photos and post them soon.

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This morning was also the Wounded Warrior Ride. A group of wounded veterans rode their bikes all the way from Miami. They rolled into Key West around 11:30, and it was a very inspiring reception.

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The color guard standing ready.

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Here come the riders!

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National Anthem

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Posted by Heather at January 16, 2010 04:03 PM


Gosh! Wish I were with you!

Posted by: Mom at January 17, 2010 08:55 AM

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