Day 303: Bokeelia, FL Breezy and cool! I had to sit out of the wind this morning, or find some long sleeves! It seems like the weather got more pleasant here since I got my haircut. Hmmmm. ￼If every day in Bokeelia could be like this, I could probably live here. Then again, maybe not.... Continue Reading →
Jen’s Journal – April 26, 2020
Day 302: Bokeelia, FL Cloudy and warm. We walk to the Bokeelia fishing pier at least twice a day. Besides seeing ospreys, pelicans, dolphins, ibis and lizards regularly, I get to see these.
Jen’s Journal – April 25, 2020
Day 301: Bokeelia, FL Initially cool, then quickly cloudy, humid, hot. Today was a Pokémon Go event day, so we drove 11 miles to Matlacha (pronounced Matt LaShay) to play the game. On our way we stopped at this fruit stand which advertises tropical fruits. Two people told us that they sell unusual foods there,... Continue Reading →
Jen’s Journal – April 24, 2020
Day 300: Bokeelia, FL Cloudy, cooler, chance of rain. We went to the four corners of Pine Island to get some fishing lures and electrical supplies. It gave us a chance to try Pine Island Pizza. Their pizza is pretty good.
Jen’s Journal – April 23, 2020
Day 299: Bokeelia, FL Partly cloudy, breezy and warm. Super windy today. I don’t think the pelicans like the rough water.
Jen’s Journal – April 22, 2020
Day 298: Bokeelia, FL Partly sunny and warm. More on ospreysThis beautiful house is for sale, just across the road from the water, Charlotte Harbor. It doesn’t appear to be inhabited, except for this family of ospreys. Today the whole family was looking down on Tom and me as we walked by. They are making... Continue Reading →
Jen’s Journal – April 21, 2020
Day 297: Bokeelia, FL Sunny, breezy, warm. There is a wonderful cool north breeze this morning! Just after lunch we went for a boat ride. We had to stop at the marina to fill the two gas tanks. The gas pump at the marina was self-serve. It was pretty easy to get the tanks out... Continue Reading →
Jen’s Journal – April 20, 2020
Day 296: Bokeelia, FL Windy and warm. On our walk to the pier this morning we saw a dolphin in real shallow water swimming around. All of a sudden, it bolted towards the beach, to even shallower water. I haven’t seen anything like it. It made quite a swoosh in the water. I hope it... Continue Reading →
Jen’s Journal – April 19, 2020
Day 295: Bokeelia, FL Sunny, humid and warm. We had a big Zoom party for my brother Jim’s birthday. It was so nice to see so many nieces and nephews. This is the fishing pier we walk to twice a day. See the golf cart? If you step on the pier, that golf cart will... Continue Reading →
Jen’s Journal – April 18, 2020
Day 294: Bokeelia, FL Sunny and hot. We had an afternoon boat ride. Tom saw a manatee come up for air. It was the first time we (he) had seen a manatee in this area of Florida. Another new, thing for us was the horseshoe crabs. As we rode by a small beach we saw... Continue Reading →