81 Photos - Apr 14, 2012
Photo: Carlisle arrives in Florida!Photo: Carlisle visits a downtown Tampa Art show.Photo: Carlisle poses with a ceramic penguin that came home with us from the downtown Tampa Art show.Photo: Carlisle looks out at the Gulf.Photo: Carlisle at the beach.Photo: Carlisle at the beach with some sea oats and palm trees.Photo: The beach!Photo: The indoor ice skating rink in the mall in Florida.Photo: The indoor ice skating rink in the mall in Florida.Photo: Enjoying a pretzel snack.Photo: Helping to wish my sister a happy birthday!Photo: Eating some birthday cake!Photo: Carlisle poses in front of Spaceship Earth at Epcot (Walt Disney World)Photo: Shows off his "1st visit" button in the butterfly garden at Epcot.Photo: Hanging with Woody and Buzz Lightyear.Photo: Chilling with a Viking.Photo: Carlisle in front of Cinderella Castle, Magic Kingdom (Walt Disney World)Photo: Mickey ear balloons!Photo: Carlisle hangs out with several Wheezy penguins from Toy Story.Photo: Carlisle with Space Mountain.Photo: Carlisle heads to Inverness, Florida.Photo: Better shot of the giant, blow-up Elvis.Photo: The courthouse had a giant, blow-up Elvis. No idea why!Photo: Crossing Tampa Bay heading into St. Petersburg, Florida.Photo: crochet coral reef display, downtown st. petePhoto: Banyan Tree in downtown St. PetePhoto: Looking out across the water at the St. Pete Pier.Photo: Hanging out with Mickey and Minnie at WDWPhoto: Arrr! Defending pirate loot!Photo: Carlisle is ready for the 3D moviePhoto: Carlisle in the Hall of PresidentsPhoto: Carlisle helped to defeat the evil emperor Zurg!Photo: With Mickey and MinniePhoto: visiting with 999 happy haunts at the Haunted MansionVideo: Carlisle rides the PeopleMover high above Tomorrowland for an ariel view of Magic Kingdom including Cinderella Castle.Photo: Carlisle gets ready to watch the AvengersPhoto: Carlisle meets MickeyPhoto: Carlisle at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.Photo: Carlisle at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.Photo: That's Winter! (From Dolphin Tales)Photo: Driving across the bridge into Clearwater Beach.Photo: Carlisle with Lightning MacQueen from Cars at EpcotPhoto: Rainy day in the Sunshine State.Photo: Carlisle braves Tropical Storm Debby to run out for dinner!Photo: Palm Trees blowing everywhere during a windy gust of Tropical Storm DebbyPhoto: Carlisle poses among the equipment during my CNN interview.Photo: Carlisle checks out the setup when CNN came to interview me.Photo: Carlisle was excited to see the article on CNN since he was there for the interview! You can read the article here: http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/28/politics/i-am-obamacare-turner/Photo: Carlisle was excited to see the article on CNN since he was there for the interview! You can read the article here: http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/28/politics/i-am-obamacare-turner/Photo: Carlisle at Grandma Miller's 88th Birthday Party.Photo: Carlisle at Grandma Miller's 88th Birthday Party.Photo: Carlisle visits IKEA Tampa!Photo: Carlisle was eyeing the meatball signPhoto: Carlisle hanging out on a lounge chair in IKEAPhoto: Carlisle at a dining set in IKEAPhoto: Carlisle relaxes on a sample bed at IKEA. The store is huge!Photo: Carlisle hangs out by my sister's pool.Photo: Carlisle appreciates the remodel on my sister's bathroom.Photo: Carlisle poses with the presents for mom's birthday.Photo: Carlisle poses in front of a "Grand Oak" one of the oldest in Hillsborough County. (Tampa, Florida) It's estimated to be around 500 years old!Photo: Carlisle poses in front of a "Grand Oak" one of the oldest in Hillsborough County. (Tampa, Florida) It's estimated to be around 500 years old!Photo: Carlisle holds his Mickey ear balloon while posing witha cigar Indian in Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World.Photo: Carlisle's 12x12 Scrapbook!Photo: Welcome to the Tampa Bay Area!Photo: Visiting an art festival and the mall.Photo: Carlisle at the beach and the surf shop!Photo: More at the beach plus celebrating my sister's birthday!Photo: At the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Real life home to Winter the Dolphin, star of the movie, "Dolphin's Tale"Photo: More at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium and heading to Downtown St. Petersburg.Photo: Downtown St. Petersburg including the Museum of Fine Arts and the amazing Banyan Trees!Photo: Around town; at the movies, with a 500 year old oak tree, and hanging by the pool. Plus, a visit to IKEA Tampa.Photo: Carlisle goes to Walt Disney World!!Photo: Hall of Presidents at Magic Kingdom. Plus Enchanted Tiki Room and Pirates of the Caribbean.Photo: Haunted Mansion, and other shots in Magic Kingdom. Then onto Epcot!Photo: Shots of the Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot. Plus Carlisle in the UK at Epcot.Photo: Mexico and Norway plus Italy in EpcotPhoto: Visiting Japan at Epcot!Photo: More shots of Epcot. Plus meeting Mickey and Minnie Mouse and getting their autographs!!Photo: Saying goodbye to the Florida sunshine and palm trees. We had a great time!Photo: Carlisle wearing his Mickey Mouse Ears is all packed up with his goodies and his scrapbook for his return trip home!Photo: Carlisle with most (but not all!) of his goodies getting ready to head home. All of his various gifts were grouped together and wrapped up so you could unwrap each place he visited.