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Monday, August 5, 2013

Arrival - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Good morning,

The rain stopped long enough for us to check into the Hilton Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale. 

That cables and lace sweater I am finishing on this trip is in that green bag standing up in the center.  In fact, that's all that is in that green bag.  :)  I packed the sweater, yarn, and knitting supplies in their own case to keep everything together, unharmed, and clean.
As soon as we got checked in, we went for a walk around the pool. 
 What a lovely private area for a hot tub!
 We have been here before for other meetings.  It's a lovely hotel.
 And, it's a good thing we took some pictures because there wasn't much more sunshine for the rest of the week!
 No diving?  Ok, we'll...
...go to dinner.  ;)  That's called "One Foot In and One Foot Out" at the Rustic Inn, a nearby restaurant.  Other restaurants might call it surf and turf.  Whatever it is called, it is fantastic!

Yum!

Lois

9 comments:

Montanagirl said...

Oh my what a lovely place! And that meal looks scrumptious!!

TexWisGirl said...

quite the dinner plate!

Pat said...

Looks like a beautiful hotel. I've never heard it called "one foot in, one foot out", but I like it!

Jan n Jer said...

That dinner looks awesome...Jer n I would share that one! I did see that Fl. was getting alot of rain.

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

OH well, no swimming, then certainly time for dinner, Lois, and what a feast!

Jack said...

A single case for your knitting? My, you're a serious knitter!

Elaine said...

Too bad to be in the sunshine state and only get rain! Looks like a nice hotel, and a yummy looking dinner.

grammie g said...

Hi Lois... I have just enjoyed your trip to Florida!! What a great time to enjoy along the way when your trip is for business!!
Many great history stops,parks, and great food along the way!!
Glad you arrived safely, and that is quite the plate, looks yummy!!
Enjoy
Grace

Deere Driver said...

Love the dinner name!