Archive for February, 2014

Jacksonville, NC to Myrtle Beach, SC

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

I'm at the Comfort Suites… the one at 710 Frontage Road East, Myrtle Beach, SC, US, 29577. I need to remember this place and NOT to stay here again. The rate is cheap enough this time of year—less than $70 before taxes. But, the internet speed is abysmal—only 500K. The ...

From Venice to Jacksonville, via Little Talbot River State Park

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

I'm in Jacksonville, Florida, near the airport, at the Airport Road Springhill Suites. The room is decent, but the internets are pretty slow—only about 2 Mbps up and down. I'm using Marriott Rewards Points to pay for the room, so it's "free". I decided that I wanted to visit Little Talbot ...

My Last Full Day in Venice, Florida

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

This morning, I decided to go to the 10:30 service at UUCOV. The sermon was called He Said, She Said, and was ably delivered by the Rev. Mike Young, their interim minister. They're currently undertaking a search, and are down to three candidates. Given the winter weather up north this ...

Farmers Market, Myakka, and Marie Selby

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

This morning I decided to head to the Farmers Market in Sarasota. I bought a bag of Columbian Supremo from JavaDog. Afterward, I set a course for Myakka River State Park. I visited it briefly a few years ago and wanted to see more of it. Its main attraction is ...