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Old 04-04-2013, 02:27 PM
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After spending so much time vacationing on “Island Time”, I can see why people sell everything and move down there My retirement fantasy is to sell EVERYTHING, move to the Caribbean and work at Dive Shop or be a handyman!
Do it, Rosie! Why wait? I'll buy your -6 for Tyson (which was his first RV ride), so we'll have a way to get to the islands, you'll have a dusty couch we can sleep on when we visit, and I'm sure you'll be eager to give us your best discount on SCUBA rentals.

Win!

Travel safely, friends. Your trip reports always keep us motivated in the shop!

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Old 04-04-2013, 03:40 PM
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Buono's leave Dallas on Friday and will be making a few stops before meeting up with the group in Miami. Here's our spot tracker page for those following along:

www.tinyurl.com/spotn517ad
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:05 PM
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Cards are launching this Saturday. First stop is to see the mighty Horton, then Asheville, then on to Homestead on Monday. Let the adventure begin!
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:54 PM
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bon voyage to you all!! a trip of a life time. keep the pics and videos coming.

i just returned from the virgins last week and the wx was the best ever. the best part is you dont need to pack much cloths.

if anyone needs to deviate to stuart you know you are welcome to spend the night.

THE BLUE AWAITS YOU!!
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:46 PM
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:10 PM
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Rosie,
Where are you staying in BVI? I'm there 4/6-13. Might try to check you guys out.
Mark

From Rosie: We will be arriving Beef Island on 12 April (midday) and then take the ferry to Virgin Gorda (departing 17 April). This could work! Check back!
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:51 PM
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Rosie,

Count me in for 2015. I love the Caribbean. Leaving for Cruise tomorrow out of San Juan. One of the stops is Barbados. Love that place.

Had a job offer about 10 years ago there and almost took it. Now I have no ties and make take a look to see if there are any tour operators needing a helicopter pilot.

There is serious money to be made!!!

Everyone have a great time. Can't wait to read the updates. Fly safe. 381NM over water ARGH........
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:55 PM
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Sounds great. Enjoy!
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:21 AM
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Rosie,

I would stop at 2J9 (Quincy) instead of TLH while in north Florida. It will be much cheaper to buy fuel and no ramp fees, etc. watson.david@ccbg.com if I can help.

David Watson
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From Rosie: I just use those identfiers to draw a line across the country. I have no plans to stop in either Addison or Tallahassee but now can add 2J9 as a cheap fuel stop. Thank you David

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Old 04-05-2013, 10:37 AM
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Rosie,

You will probably be in a rush to get home and not have the timing right, but the Central Texas Airshow will be ongoing at Temple (TPL) on Sat, 4 May. Falcon Flight will be performing. Drop in before TFR and enjoy the show.

From Rosie: I'll be departing from Fort Pierce (KFPR) on that Saturday morning Falcon and may be a bit late
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