2: March Silver Springs | creepy white alligators
4: Brandon and Danielle Wedding March 17,2012
6: We went to Las Vegas mainly to see The Phantom of the Opera before it was gone. While we were there, we also saw Rod Stewart at Caesar's Palace and "O" ,a Cirque Du Soleil show. We stayed 2 nights at the Red Rock Casino, 2 nights at the Aria and 2 nights at the Mirage...all were really nice ! | April
8: Hiking and letter boxing at Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas
11: Valley of Fire State Park, Overton, Nevada
12: We visited the Loggerhead Marine life Center | Bob had to work in Palm Beach so I went with him and we had a fun weekend seeing the sights and snorkeling at Peanut Island. | The Loggerhead Marine life Center
13: On Saturday, we drove down to Fort Lauderdale ,hopped on the CarrieB riverboat and took a tour of the river and intracoastal. We saw some beautiful boats and homes but the highlight for me was seeing the Oasis of the Seas because we were going on it in October and it was fun to see it up close...it was HUGE!!!
14: Jenni and Joe rented this house in Plant City to see how they liked living in the country. Here are the baby chicks and the coop Joe, Bob, Chris and Walt built. The red paint Joe picked was so bright, you could see the coop from the highway!!!
18: Labadee, Haiti
19: We rented a hillside cabana that had a beautiful view of the ocean and the ship. Lori and I braved the town square area for a bit of shopping and came home with some coffee bean necklaces while Bob and Walt tried to find the Shipwreck bar which turned out to be a guy with a cooler next to a pile of rocks! After that, we went swimming and snorkeling, ate some lunch and relaxed!
23: Cozumel, Mexico
24: Kayaking at Hillsborough River
26: Epcot Food and Wine Festival
35: Rich's 70th Birthday
36: Rich's Surprise Birthday Party ! The next night, Rich's kids threw him a surprise party at Hamlin's Landing....I think he really was surprised!!
40: Instead of our usual shop-a-thon, we decided to go on a cruise this year! Here is the Jewel of the Seas; It is a bit smaller than some of the newer ships but it was really pretty and had a fun atmosphere. This was 30 years after our first cruise together on the Emerald Seas! | Here we are on our first cruise together on the Emerald Seas!
42: Lori's Birthday Weekend at Disney World !
45: Ella !
48: We always wait until the last minute to take a Christmas card picture and this is the result.