Like the tool kit we have in our car for minor vehicle repairs, we also carry a first aid kit in case of minor cuts, scrapes, abrasions, bumps and bruises. We actually found the bright red case with Emergency written in large print on the top side, for under a dollar at a garage sale.  We since have updated the...
  With the holidays in the rear-view, officials from the American Automobile Association say Floridians are beginning to make travel plans for the new year.   In fact, a new AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey shows that 83 percent of Floridians plan to take at least one vacation of three days or more this year, requiring overnight accommodations. While that...
   It is in January where the Florida community of Tarpon Springs takes on the nickname of "Epiphany City" and with good reason. This year an estimated 20,000 people came in for an array of activities staged by the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral as part of the annual observance, which culminates with the ceremonial retrieval of a small...
   Those wishing to spend a Saturday in Sarasota can have quite a bit of fun. We found a myriad of different things to see, do and experience. And, at relatively low prices.   Mrs Funmeister and myself recently packed up the wagon and headed out to the city by the Gulf for a bit of shopping and relaxation. The Farmer's...
  In the past we have written about the little multi-plug we carry to extend our ability to have sufficient electrical sockets when we arrive at a motel that does not have all the facilities we need.   On a recent shopping trip,  Mrs. Funmeister found a new and improved model made by Charging Essentials . This one not only...