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!
We having been visiting Captiva Island for a number of years and have found it to be a most fun and relaxing place. We started coming one week in February and one week in September many years ago and have added more weeks since we retired. We now come for 6 weeks at a time.