Saturday, April 29, 2006

Cardiac Arrest

Things will be going slow for the next few months. On April,20 I had a heart attack, the wife called 911 and when we got to the hospital I went into cardiac arrest. The emergency crew in the hospital had to use the defibrillator twice to shock my heart to start beating. I had 100% blockage. With the angioplasty and a stent I'm on the mend. Hope to have many more photos and writings on the web site.

Wednesday, April 19, 2006


After having to go to the dermatologist in March and taking a biopsy from a place on my back and then having it cut out. I had my check-up today and he said it looked all clear.
Now if I can get the other doctors to do their stuff and turn me loose we can get on the road.

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Car Washing

Had to get up early and wash the car. The park lets us wash the car on Tuesdays. The pollen is about gone so the car stays clean most of the time.

Monday, April 17, 2006

Wash Day

Another wash day at the laundromat and nothing else much happening today.

Oh,they are working on the Park road. For some reason they're taking up the asphalt in places and laying in flat brick. Everyone in the park is wondering why they are doing this?

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Easter Dinner

After church we decided we would go out to Golden Corral for dinner. Those plans changed when we got there because the line was out the door. We drove north on rt 19 to find another place. Todays dinner was Chinese Buffet. After two plates of food and a plate of desserts. I thought this was a good idea. Unlike the Easter dinners from past years that we have had. This one wasn't the boiled eggs and ham dinner.

Saturday, April 15, 2006

Heading Back

After a week of fun our son(Joe) his wife(Cherisa)and grandson(Haven)are heading back to Tennessee. A week of vacation in Florida enjoying the beaches and seeing alligators and the different type of birds and having all kinds of fun. Yesterday while walking on the beach gathering shells Haven found a sharks tooth which thrilled him to no end. Now it is time for them to get back to work and school. Taking back a few memories. It has been a good week for all of us.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Homosassa Springs

We went up to the Homosassa Springs Widlife State Park today. we saw the manatees which excited Haven so much he could hardly stand still. we saw a lot of wild life that are native to Florida.


The flamingos were nice and pink,they are beautiful. They get their pink color from eating shrimp.


We got to see the hippo show. Wasn't exactly a show they just fed the hippo a little so everyone could see how wide he could open his mouth.

Joe and Haven watching the alligators.

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Beach Life

Our son and his family are down from Tennesse for a weeks vacation. Haven the grandson had never seen the beach and salt water before had a ball playing in the sand and the waves of Clearwater beach. This is a picture of the gang. Haven,Cherisa,Joe Nancy and myself.

Sunday, April 09, 2006

Spaghetti Today

We had great spaghetti today and at the right price of $3.99. I thought for that price it would be a plate with a little tomato sauce on top. Was I suprised when it came to the table. It was great,it had cheese on top and was baked with meatballs. Some of the best I've eaten out in a restaurant. This place is located on alt. 19 going into Tarpon Springs,Fl. from the north side.

Thursday, April 06, 2006

Spring Break

The beach at Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs,Fl. was really crowded today with spring breakers and others. With the temp a 84* and the gulf water temp 75* it made for a nice day at the beach to work on our tan.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

No Waiting

One good thing about staying the winter time in Florida is that you don't have to wait for springtime to plant. I set these plants out in February and they are doing great.

Sunday, April 02, 2006


After going to Sunday School and church this morning we stopped to have dinner out.
When I got home it was time to fix the shower leak. I have no idea why they didn't make some type of excess hole to work on the shower drain,things go bad you know and have to be fixed. After sawing and pulling I finally had a hole to see the drain pipe. I thought the hard part was over "wrong".
The plastic nuts on the pipes are supposed to be easy to get off. If it were assembled correctly it would have been easy. I had to break it all out and what a mess. It didn't have a rubber gasket on top were it should have instead they used some type of putty in puting it together and this is why the nuts were locked tight. So off to Lowes I go to hunt for parts. What do you know they had everything I needed. The shower drain is the same thing as the drain in a bath tub. Well the main thing is everything is back and working like it should.
What will tomorrow bring?

Saturday, April 01, 2006

House Cleaning

Well our friends Dick and Arlene Khulman that had the park model beside of us left back to Michigan this morning, We may never see them again since they sold their place. After breakfast it was time to get to work,which started with cleaning the windows, Next came vacuuming afterward I got out the Green Machine to deep clean the carpet. I discover that I had a water leak coming into one of bays. Not sure but,I think it may be coming from the shower drain. A water leak is never good so have to fix that soon.
It is guite warm here today the temp at 2:oopm is 89*.