Estero Cousins and Ball Game

One of the things we like to do in FL each year is meet up with Dave’s cousins who stay in Estero each winter.  Estero is about a 30 min. drive south from where we are so we often meet in the middle to catch up and share Florida tall tales.

This year was no different.  We met Cheryl and Larry at Lakes Park one Friday morning and went to the green market they have there.  We love picking up some fresh vegetables, fruit and an artisan bread.  Then we go for a walk around the park and stop for a picnic lunch.


Summer tomatoes


Having fun at Lakes Park


Our grandsons would love this


With Larry and Cheryl in Lakes Park

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From centre clockwise Larry, Lynn Carson, Cheryl, son Jim, daughter-in-law Lynn at the Grandeeza Country Club for dinner March 2016 (cousin Brian Carson missing)


A new activity this year was to go to a baseball spring training game.  The Boston Red Sox play at Jet Blue Park and the Minnesota Twins at Hammond Field.  John Jarrell kindly gave us some tickets to a Minnesota – Pittsburgh Pirates game.  The seats were excellent and we really enjoyed the afternoon.  Pittsburgh won 2-0 in a closely fought game.  On our activity list to do again next year with the Jarrells.



The Pittsburgh bench


At the game



Pittsburgh beat the home team


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2 responses to “Estero Cousins and Ball Game

  1. Roy Boucher

    What GREAT pics. My oh my! You’ll be missing your time in the sun when you’re back in canuckland.

    And when can we expect to see you? It seems like ages and we miss you.

    Blessings of this beautiful Easter season …



  2. Thanks Fr. Roy. We should be home Monday. We hope the snow is all gone!


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