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Schooners For Dinner

We usually start our stay at Panama City Beach with dinner at Schooners, a very local beach bar with a aid back atmosphere. It is a cold cold windy night, the bar is packed, but there is a table for us.


We start with the smoked tuna:


AdventureMan has a Cuban with so much meat he can’t even eat it all:

I have the seafood gumbo, perfect for a cold night; sticks to your ribs kind of food, LOL:


December 1, 2013 Posted by | Community, Cooking, Cultural, Customer Service, Eating Out, ExPat Life, Food, Restaurant | | Leave a comment

A View from the Sunset Inn, Panama City Beach

We love this place, the Sunset Inn, a little Mom and Pop kind of motel, hard to find in over-developed Panama City Beach with its huge soulless condominiums towering over the white sands.

As we walk in the door, the view hits us and we breathe in the sea air and go “Ahhhhhhhhhhhh.” The minute we walk in the door, we start to feel relaxed.


We both have cooking to do, so we get busy, but busy with glances at the view, and trips to our balcony to breathe. It is COLD, with a cold wind, but so gorgeous, so breath-takingly gorgeous, and we are happy.

Soon, there are cranberries cooking for Mom’s Cranberry Salad and hot juice brewing for the punch, redolent of cinnamon and cloves and orange peel, wonderful smells filling our room – and that view. Life is sweet.



And then, just when you think it can’t get any better, the sun starts to set, the light goes all golden and soft and oh, life is sweet.


December 1, 2013 Posted by | Beauty, Cooking, Cultural, ExPat Life, Food, Holiday, Hot drinks, Hotels, Photos, Road Trips, Sunsets, Thanksgiving | Leave a comment