This post was put together while I was in Longboat Key, Florida! Thanks to my Great-Aunt & Uncle, Libby and Ken, my family was able to enjoy a week at their condo on the beautiful beaches of Fl. It has been over 12 years since we have been down here! I can't tell you how much fun it has been to see the beach, pool, condo & all the places I used to visit. I must say that a lot has changed in 12 years..... I am really starting to see how time flies!
Well, let me give you a little recap from the trip.....
Lots of time was spent in the sand, swimming in the ocean and pool,basking in the sun, taking a nap, site-seeing, reading and just being a family! Below are a few pictures of the different adventures we had and a few of the beautiful landscape from Florida.
A couple of sunsets.
On a rainy day, we went to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Circus museum. In 1907 Barnum and Bailey
was bought out by the Ringling Brothers.....
The neat thing about the museum is that around 1956,
a man named Howard Tibbals asked to make a replica of the
Ringling Bros. Circus. The nephew of the Ringling brothers,
told Tibbals that he could make the replica,
but could not use their name.
So, here in Sarasota Fl, is a 3/4-inch-to-the-foot replica
of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus!
Howard Tibbles named his replica the Howard Bros. Circus.
For more information please visit:
The Barnum & Bailey circus!
Here are a few pictures of the replica....
One afternoon, we went to Venice Beach, the sharks
tooth capitol of the world. (So their website says!)
Anyway, we went and sifted through the sand
to find a few sharks teeth. Claudia found the most, coming in at 7!
Fresh coconuts from Florida.....
Claudia is opening a coconut we found in the yard at the condo!
Well, our trip to the beach has come to a close. It was a fantastic time and very relaxing! Kelly came down for the weekend and we had a blast.... The boys (Triumph & Knox) had such a fun time playing in the sand and getting wet in the ocean.
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