Category Archives: Hyatt Bonita Springs FL

Never Say Never: Aye, Aye Captain!

My husband Mike and I have been on the hunt — “Operation ReloSouth” — for the perfect retirement location. We want to live in a less-expensive, more relaxed area of the country near water. With better weather (no snow) than what … Continue reading

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Be Amazed: A Table Apart in Bonita Springs, FL

My husband Mike and I have eaten at  A Table Apart, one of the top three rated restaurants in the Naples/Bonita Springs, FL area, twice in the last three months, and I hope we eat there every time we’re in the … Continue reading

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The Villages, FL: PopPop’s Last Pad

Earlier this month we lost my father-in-law Ken, aka PopPop, or PP for short (per my sister-in-law Cathy) to cancer. During his illness his clan visited him often; I enjoyed chatting with PP, even though I mostly did the talking. … Continue reading

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Mosquitoes, Jersey v Florida

One of the largest mosquitoes in the world, mosquito absurdical giganticus, lives in New Jersey. I don’t know for sure what we did to deserve the honor of its presence in our N.J. swamps and neighborhoods, but I like to think … Continue reading

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Ted’s Montana Grill, Bonita Springs, FL

(Finally) A New Restaurant for Us     Last night my husband Mike and I ate at Ted’s Montana Grill in the Coconut Point Shopping Plaza (The “Ted” of Ted Turner and Jane Fonda.). Typically when we visit Bonita Springs, … Continue reading

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Day 6 Bonita Springs, FL: Sleep? Where for Art Thou?

My sister-in-law Betsy and her husband Phil left for NJ yesterday afternoon. My husband Mike and I went out for lunch after we dropped them at the airport. I had beef nachos. And then I didn’t feel very well. We … Continue reading

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Day 5 Bonita Springs, FL: Farewell for Now to Betsy and Phil

Dig Pink, Side-Out Foundation Fund Raising Event <Sigh> My sister-in-law Betsy and her husband Phil winged their way back to NJ today. My husband Mike and I will miss them. They are easy, fun and just plain nice to be … Continue reading

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Day 4: Bonita Springs, FL

Walkin’ in Sunshine; Sippin’ at Sunset   My husband Mike and his brother-in-law Phil took off at 9 am this morning for the Hyatt Owners’ Meeting, held weekly at every Hyatt property. It’s a time when all Hyatt Vacation Club … Continue reading

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Day 3 Bonita Springs, FL: Hyatt’s Own Private Island

Shelling? Did You Say, “Shelling?” My husband Mike and in-laws Betsy and Phil stayed up to watch the Phillies baseball team win last night after we returned home from Naples. I crawled into bed and fell asleep immediately. This morning, … Continue reading

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Day 2: Bonita Springs, FL

Walkabout Coconut Plantation and Naples What a way to begin a bright sunny day. . .with a 3-mile walk. Humidity was low but my cheerfulness was at an all-time high today. I was happy to be walking miles in the … Continue reading

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