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Wingin' It

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October 2002:  The dream begins:  Ted and Rhonda buy "Tropical Breeze", an O'Day 322 monohull sailboat with plans to sail off June, 2005.

June 2003: We get married on the deck of our boat! 

July 2004:  The dream grows:  We trade up to "Wingin' It", a 36 foot Catamaran. 

June 25th, 2005:  The dream happens:  One day after Ted's retirement, we sail north on the start of a two year voyage; sailing the east coast of the US, the Keys, and the Bahamas. 

September 2007:  The dream changes:  We sell Wingin' It to Seth and Jamie, a young Canadian couple, who plan to sail around the world!  We're gonna see the world too; but in a more relaxed manner.

July 2010:  Time for another big change; we decided to move out of the big city and go into the country.  We found a great house on 3 acres next to Lake Lyman, SC.  We're half way between Greenville and Spartanburg and LIFE IS GOOD!!

Dec 2012:  We decide to add a swimming pool to our house and officially rename the place "Club Ted".  Now Life IS Great!!!

Ya gotta have a dream!

Creole rock, St Martin
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September, 2009

Where we went in 2008
Jan:  Antigua, Guatemala for a week of Spanish lessons and then San Pedro and Panajachel, Lake Atitlan.
March and April:  Sailing to the Dry Tortugas on Serendipity
May:  Across the Atlantic with stops in seven countries on the Crown Princess.
June:  Rafting at the National Whitewater center with Dwight and Joanne.
          Ted completed the scuba open water certification course.
          Daytona Beach for family reunion.
July:  Laguna Beach, for the Festival of Art - Pageant of the Masters
          and then 10 days sailing in the Grenadines.
Aug:  Another 10 days sailing in the Grenadines; this time with Kelly and Douglas.
Sept: Costa del Sol, Spain with Jonathan and Susie Frank.
Oct:  Fantasy Fest in Key West.
Dec: Akumal, Mexico
Where we went in 2009:
Feb: Aruba - scuba diving, Rhonda completed the open water certification course.
Apr:  Montana - Yellowstone
Jul:  Alaska and British Columbia
Sep: Saint Martin and Saba
Nov: Marathon
Where we went in 2010:
Jan: Kauai, Hi
April: Greenville, SC
May: Gatlinburg, Tn
Jul: We moved to Lyman, SC
Dec:  Grand Cayman
Where we went in 2011:
April: Costa Rica
May: Gatlinburg, Tn with Phil, Sherry, and Chase
Oct: Cozumel, Mexico
Where we went in 2012:
Jan: Aruba
Feb: Aruba
Apr: Cozumel, Mexico
May: Seymore, Indiana
Aug and Sept: Salzburg and Vienna Austria, Keszthely and Budapest, Hungary
Nov: Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach, Fl
Where we're going in 2013:
Jan: Aruba
Feb: Aruba
May: Culver for high school 50th reunion
Jun: Bermuda
Aug: Croatia cancelled cause of Gordon's accident.  Went to Seymore, Indiana instead.
Dec: Bradenton Beach, Fl
Dec: Bonaire
Where we're going in 2014
Jan: Aruba cancelled cause of Ted's surgery.  Stayed home to recuperate.

Life should be an Adventure!