Cold, windy, cold, long.

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A sunset sky through the D Terminal windows at ATL tonight

The day dawned bright and sunny in Lucaya, Grand Bahama, but with a fairly strong wind blowing as it was yesterday. We started with a temp of around 54° this morning, a far cry from the more salubrious temps in the 70s we had last week. This drop was due to the severe chill that also affected the Atlantic coastal areas and brought snow to parts of Florida. By flight time – 1:30 pm – it had warmed to 58° with the wind even stronger. We got checked out of Lighthouse Pointe in good order; it was easy. The Bresters, Alvin and Angel, had arranged for a taxi to the airport, which we shared with them. Continue reading Cold, windy, cold, long.

Rehearsal day. Doctor visit. Thump, thump, thump.

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The wedding rehearsal this afternoon

This afternoon the wedding group gathered for a rehearsal of tomorrow’s events. It will be an attractive setting and no doubt the wedding will come off well. Taylor and Kenley will be married by a Bahamanian minister, as that is a requirement for being married in this country. The marriage will be recognized in the US, however. The couple went to a registrar yesterday to get the license and make the arrangements. All the planning had been done, of course, far in advance. The minister is a very affable man and I am sure will do a good job with the ceremony. Continue reading Rehearsal day. Doctor visit. Thump, thump, thump.

At Grand Lucayan, Bahamas.

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The view from our room, looking toward the pool and the ocean.

We are at the Grand Lucayan resort in the Bahamas now, and more or less settled in. We will be here for a week, primarily to attend the wedding of granddaughter Taylor Dockter to Kenley Brester. The Grand Lucayan is an all-inclusive resort near Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. From first impressions, this will be a great place to stay. There are several restaurants, a couple of bars, a large fresh water pool, a spa, and other things we have not seen yet. Every staff member with whom we have come in contact so far has been very gracious, friendly, and helpful. Continue reading At Grand Lucayan, Bahamas.