around here. key west

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are you all over key west yet?

cause i don’t think i am

this week was… rainy

really rainy

rainy and i couldn’t quite grasp it because my head was still in a key west cloud and i was missing all of my key west people

i think we should have stayed another day. or week

but that is the thing about vacation isn’t it?

it’s so wonderful because you are usually somewhere different, doing things differently

if every day became like vacation, vacation would no longer be wonderful

right?

i guess…

speaking of vacation, i was really hoping my brother, his gf and my godson would be able to come in july for a visit but, you know, times are tough, flights are super expensive, so it won’t be happening (insert huge sad face)

but, at least they made the effort, really wanted to come and that means the world to me

this will be our last weekend here before we drive to west virginia next friday

we are all so looking forward to see family, breathe mountain air, relax but Lily is beyond herself cause you know… she will be seeing her cousin

she has been talking about going to wv since before christmas so it is long overdue

this weekend with the exception of Lily’s ballet recital on sunday (what? omg!) it will be pretty mellow here

happy friday friends

i wish you all a wonderful weekend and may key west live in our hearts forever!!!!

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once we arrived at the house, found our rooms and put Lily in bed, we started our vacation. outside with drinks, games and night swimming

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oh, and turbans. thanks K!

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the stars!! scorpio. do you see it?

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they tried so hard to convince me to get in…. no!

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when Lily woke up friday morning, a beautiful morning awaited her

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and of course she got right to it. oh happy girl….

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i could just end this post right here by saying that key west was a big splash but i won’t. i will continue…

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i asked her to “strike a pose”

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lifeguard on duty

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a little turbanator action

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the dogs chilling inside where it was cool

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a turban and a caftan. that’s where it’s at

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i make the beds first thing in the morning. not on vacation i didn’t

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and from the looks of it i think noone else did either

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oh is this what the front of the house looks like?

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these two…. trouble

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iguanas at the neighbor’s house

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yup. delicious

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night swimming with an led ball

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breakfast

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jumping into the water, swimming under all the way to me

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a rodarte moment. dreamy

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and then the rain came for a bit

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night swimming