Sunday, January 31, 2010

Day 2 Sunday, Jan 31

Today, we settled in. Had coffee on porch but was a bit chilly. Had grapefruit and bagels for breakfast. Drove thru DDWR around is cool and cloudy. Stopped at Bailey's for more groceries and then to Captiva for liquor that we forgot at Bailey's. Found prices were cheaper there. Had drinks with cheese and crackers, then cooked dinner of Ribeye, baked potatoes and salad. Dessert was mango-lime pie from Publix's. Another early night.
Picture of Roseates Spoonbills with a Cormorant at DDWR.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Day 1 Saturday Jan 30

Stayed Friday night in Ocala. Had great dinner at Olive Garden near the Best Western. Al had Chianti Short Ribs with mushroom risotto and green beans. I had Short Ribs in sauce over tortillino. Both enjoyed endless salad bowl with house dressing. Early to bed and left at 8:30 am Sat morn after breakfast at the poolhouse. Overcast and scattered rain showers on drive to Captiva. I was able to drive part way. We stopped at Publix for provisions before going over the causeway. Arrived at house about 3:30. Margarethe and Rene gave Al help unpacking car. We had dinner at Crow's Nest.....been remodeled but still has fireplace. Main dining room closed for a wedding party. We both ate Lobster Cake Sandwich with sweet potatoes fries. Early to bed!