Oh yay, oh yay, oh YAY!
We are going away on Thursday but not to Dog Island, not that there's anything wrong with Dog Island but our partner in the house went down last week and it was so hot he was miserable, not even any afternoon breeze off the ocean and well, it'll be there in October and November when it's far nicer and more tolerable.
But we do want a get-away and we're going to one of my most favorite places ever in the world which is Roseland, the place where I lived when I was a little girl and we'll be staying at the place which was a virtual ruin when I was a child and which we explored like Jr. archeologists exploring the lost ruins of the fabled Cuidad del Oro (I don't know if that's even a thing; I just made it up) and it's on the banks of the Sebastian River which I'm pretty sure Tarzan lives on and there are islands and manatees and the Atlantic Ocean a few miles away and the Ocean Grill restaurant and a sunset every night on the dock over the river with the view I loved as a child.
If you are newish here and have any desire, just do a search up there for "Roseland" or just click on "Roseland" in the cloud thingee over there and you'll find about fifty blog posts about this place AND my childhood and so forth and so on and I don't know why you would but you can if you want.
And yes, it is going to be hot but unlike on Dog Island, there are places to go and places to eat and Mr. Moon can even get up before dawn and go fish at the Sebastian Inlet which he likes to do and I'll stay back at the little cabana and have coffee by the pool where the lions that fascinated and baffled me as a child spit water now into the deep pretty pool and the lizards will scurry in the hibiscus and the bamboo will knock gently against itself and I can walk down the road to the Methodist Thrift Shop if I want or I can just float in the pool and we can canoe or kayak on the river and three days is not going to be long enough but I'll take it. I'll take it!
That's my news and will you come with me?
I hope so.
Start packing. We leave early Thursday morning. And I mean EARLY. We are going to Florida! I can't wait. (Yes. I know. I live in Florida. This is a different Florida. Believe me. Trust me. Thanks.)