Last week my Mom, Hank and I flew down to Sanibel, Florida for one glorious week of sunshine. This was the 3rd year we’ve vacationed down on the gulf durring her spring break. It has become a favorite tradition.
After Hank power napped in the rental car we were ready to hit the beach.
looks like such a big boy these days
The sun never feels as good as it does after 3.5 long months of Winter.
We stayed at the same resort as last year. It’s a perfect fit for our (Hanks) needs.
We had a view of the beach and pool from the porch.
coffee & sunrise
Besides endless digging and swimming, the resort has basketball hoops, kayaks, bikes, big Jenga blocks, corn hole and crafts.
There weren’t enough hours in the day for Hank to complete his vacation agenda.
I have so much more energy when i’m on vacation. No work, no cooking, no stress…. Just sharing quality time with Hank . It really is the best.
Hank was thrilled to have so much Grammy time. He wanted to do whatever she did, even put a roller in his hair….
We went to delicious dinners every night. Our favorite spot was Doc Fords. We also went to Mucky Duck and Tesoro.
After each dinner we walked over to the beach to watch spectacular sunsets and find sea shells. It was my favorite part of each day.
Since the dolphin cruise was such a hit last year we booked tickets again for this year. Grammy continued to spoil Hank and bought him a stuffed dolphin on the boat. He was giddy with joy and imediatly named him “Flippy”.
We saw dozens of dolphins. Hank was a bit more wary of them this year. Every time a dolphin surfaced and the entire boat cheered, Hank would yell “No! I love Flippy!”
During nap-time I got some pool reading time. This cartoon made me laugh…..
he REALLY enjoyed being forward facing for the first time….or maybe it was the lollipop? hey it’s vacation.
Our last night Hank wanted to cook on the beach. He made some delicious sea shell soup.
It was so sad to say goodbye to our vacation or as Hank called it our ” beach-home”.
It was even sadder to arrive at the airport to discover that we had a 3 hour delay.
We finally boarded our plane and were pretty beat.
We got back home by 11:00p and were very excited to see Da-da but ready for bed. Thanks for the best getaway Grammy. We love our week among the palm trees together.