As we travel to more places and have more experiences - Mrs Funmeister and myself have learned that minor league sports activities actually can be as much or more fun than their major league counterparts.    Our journey began this year with some trips to the Class A Florida Firefrogs baseball games in Kissemmee. What a great time! The...
  We have seen a lot of travel blogs on how to pack. There are dozens of great suggestions from how to roll your clothes to carrying your toiletries in plastic bags. There are recommendations on what to carry in your car, from automotive tool kits to first aid bags.    There are so many things to think about in...
 For better than a decade, one of the best fun zones in Highlands County has been Henscratch Farms Vineyard & Winery. Described by one wag as "a Cracker Barrel for those who like Florida wine," it has a wonderful little shop with many varieties of the Muscadine and Scuppernog grapes.   In fact. the store is loaded with goodies. There...
  Casting about for a destination point on a Friday night we came upon the announcement of Dulcimers at Central Park in Winter Haven.   " Bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy an evening with this unique Hammered Dulcimer band as well as demonstrations from the Wildwood Dulcimers, mountain dulcimer trio." It read. Intrigued, we set out to see...
  I had been nearly six decades since I had been to Weeki Wachee Springs to see the mermaids. So when we saw that they were having a special Christmas presentation that made up our minds for a return visit.   As of late we have been taking the back roads when we head out. That generally means a few...