December 2004

The picture at the right was taken around Easter time this year. The growth of the plants in the background in one year is amazing. We use the golf cart for all kinds of trips - golf, grocery store, exercising at the Wellness Center, opera, ballroom dances, college courses and all kinds of meetings. It really is true that almost everything is accessible by golf cart here in the Villages.

Bob and I play golf at least 3- 4 times per week. Bob plays with the guys on Monday, I with the girls on Friday and together at least twice a week. Both of our pictures were taken on an executive course nearby. By January there will be 3 more executive courses opening which brings the total up to 18. We became priority members in 3 of the championship courses so that increase our choices (187 more holes). All of the executive courses are free - the only catch is to get a tee time - especially during the January - March period.

After golf on one fine day in November we took advantage of our membership in the nearby pool. From there we relaxed on our lanai before heading to the Spanish Springs Town Square to enjoy the scenery and a concert at the Church on the Square.




In addition to the beautiful pool there is a hot tub in the back right which we also used before heading back to the house for supper on the lanai.


The local buffalo enjoying the late afternoon sunset.


This view is through the fountain toward the bandstand in the center of the Square.

Another view of the fountains in the Square. Katie Bell's is in the background.

A night view of the Church on the Square.

One of many free concerts at the Church - operatic selections this evening.