On our recent trip to the Fort Myers/Sanibel Island area on the southwest corner of the Sunshine State, Susie and I once again had the nearly 40-year-old discussion about should we move to Florida. From our fifth floor balcony in our hotel, we could hear the waves hitting the white sand beach below. The cool breeze was rustling the leaves of the palm trees just below us. The sun was warm and invited me to take a nap.
Unfortunately, we had so many activities packed into our two-day visit; we barely had time to sleep at night. We grabbed our small cooler with cold drinks, our sunscreen, sunglasses and hats, and headed for the truck. We were on the way to our shelling cruise with Adventures in Paradise departing soon from the Port Sanibel Marina. The directions and maps we received from the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau made finding our way around the area extremely easy.