Mother’s Day Surprise

I surprised my mom and went to visit her in Florida for three days.

We had a ball.

Lunch at Rosemary in Sarasota.

Then my mom took me to her favorite museum in Sarasota.

Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy

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Selby Botanical Gardens and a Chagall exhibit

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DRUM CIRCLE

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A Mother’ Day Breakfast at BLU Island Bistro with my mom’s fav chef Alan fit for a Queen and her Mimosa

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An unusual Benedict with tomato and mozzarella and basil hollandaise drizzled on it.IMG_0890

3 different sausages and cheese for the Princess…IMG_0891

And a dog with an armadillo haircut…

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A Daytrip home to Sanibel…

Mandatory plate of oysters from Sanibel Grill

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Making sure the bookstores are stocked with Peri’s Sanibel Island Adventure….love seeing that on the shelf at McIntosh Books & Paper on Palm Ridge Road,

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AND the Island Cow, Bailey’s, and Amy’s Something Special…

A beachwalk with Shelley, a visit with Joyce and then the journey back North…

Chef Tony’s Suncoast Cafe at the Venice Airport for breakfast…

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Omelet with cheese, bacon, spinach, tomatoes and secret spices…

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Mom gets a Cuban burrito….

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Mom tries to dig me up a shark tooth….

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Are we in Ireland? Nope…Venice Beach, Florida…

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Mani-Pedi for summer…

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Mom takes me to her yoga class where they are more flexible than in mine and talk about food through the entire class….

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We shop. I meet some Venetian friends, we eat seafood at Captain Eddie’s and it is sadly time to head back North.

Thanks for the great weekend, Mom! I love you!!!

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