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We are an Army family! Miles was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 6 and he is now 15 years old. Marley is Miles' Autism Service Dog and his best friend. This dynamic duo has been together for 5 years and look forward to many more adventures! 

For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love and sound judgement.  
                                                       2 Timothy 1:7



God is my strong refuge; 
He makes my way perfect.
2 Samuel 22:33

Come enjoy a trip with us through sunny Florida!

Miles had a blast indoor skydiving

Marley watched from the sidelines

He's ready to do it all over again

Miles had fun on the roller coasters

Marley patiently waited for him to ride them all

Plenty of animals to see


and many stingrays to pet

We enjoy supporting this Christian music group 
because they have such a heart for missions….

"And there is salvation in no one else, 
for there is no other name under heaven
given among men by which we must be saved."
Acts 4:12

Sam, Chad & Laura

Miles had a great time seeing them here in Florida
(he's previously seen them in Illinois)

Miles & Chad

It's always a fun time when friends visit

Miles found the Geo cache 

Good job boys

There's a prize for everyone on this cache

but the other cache had a fake rat in a trap

Such a FUN place

Thank you for the cap & tour

Dad really enjoyed his cigars too

Miles really enjoys the beach

Time to go swimming

Lots of waves today

And the Winner is.....

Miles & Marley
at Victory Lane

Had a GREAT time touring the Speedway

They have squished pennies and postcards

More shells for our collection

There's our ride

Catching a wave

A definite must see museum.....

Soooo many COOL things to see


What a view

New beach = more shells

Here comes another wave

I really don't like sand in my fur may I have a towel?

Yep, another beach early in the morning

Trying to find a whole sand dollar


Where's Miles?


Finally, warm water & no waves

What else can we find?

Time to Put-Put


And what are you?

Cooling off in the cable car

Where to next?

They have squished pennies & postcards

It's fun sharing adventures with friends 

Look out World...here we come

Time to find Nemo

May we speak with the Queen?

The boys help Perry on a mission


AWESOME stunt show

Imperial Scouts are closing in fast....

It's time to play the music
It's time to light the lights
It's time to meet the muppets 
on the Muppet Show tonight

Phineas & Ferb

Who's the best at backwards driving?

Squished penny


I wonder if anyone is home?

Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse

Miles LOVES this ride....

Marley waiting patiently 

Start your engines

Cooling off on the People Mover

Miles enjoys seeing the different 
holidays at Disney

What's your favorite holiday 
at Disney?

Plenty of "squished" coins and postcards to be found here

We even found a penny squisher machine at the Resort

The boys had a great time exploring this park

Dinosaur Fun

Miles found the Komodo Dragon

and Marley liked playing with the Lizards

The tigers on the other hand, 
Marley didn't enjoy quite as much…..


Darth Vader....this guy is everywhere

WOW.....that's a lot of Legos

Time to cool off & relax

Lots of hands on exhibits at this museum

Squished pennies & postcards too

How many fish can we catch today?

No fish but found plenty of shell dwellers

We had a lot of fun looking at this collection

LOTS of airplanes to see here

and you can go for a ride in an open cockpit plane

Squished pennies and postcards too

WOOHOO.....another Titanic Museum

No squished pennies but they do have postcards

Making new friends in Orlando

It's always fun meeting other "Army Brats"

Enjoying the Park with a new Friend from Canada

Break time....

Marley ~ he always likes the high places

monkey bar fun

Enjoying the view from the top

Friends are life's treasures

Blasts from the past at an Antique Car Show

Lots of wildlife to see here.....

Enjoying the playground with a friend 

We finally made it to see Winter

It was AWESOME getting to see her up close

Marley viewed Winter from the safety of the sidelines

Hello Mr. Turtle

You can even pet the Stingrays that are inside the Aquarium

The Otters enjoyed seeing Marley

and Marley found them just as interesting

More to this Museum than meets the eye....

Lots to see outside and inside

The train moves along the tracks inside this model

Learning about A Hero

Having fun with a friend in St Pete

Such a great day for the pool

Marley watched Miles from the the comfort of his lawn chair

 Swimming works up such an appetite 

They had a great day 

It's nice to see friends again

Both boys have really grown

Enjoying the day 
with new friends from Finland

Pool time 

Lego building

It was a boys day....dreaming of fast cars

Having fun with friends from China


Beyblade Battles

Jeep Ride

Friends make the world a happier place

Mmmm....Chow at the Mess Hall

This was such a fun unique event 

Look at all the surf boards

time to begin….

and he's up on the board

Good Job Miles

Miles really had a fun day

and Marley did not mind at all
watching Miles from the sidelines
where he stayed nice & dry

The boys can't wait to go again next year 

The boys had plenty of fun playing on the beach

The water was warm enough even Marley ventured in

For a dog who doesn't enjoy the water, 
he really had a fun time playing

new beach = more shells
but these were occupied

Miles had fun swimming in the pool 

and Marley was happy when Dad took over lifeguard duty

The view from the porch was awesome

and plenty of sunshine to take a "dog" nap

DiamondHead Resort had great views from all angles

Miles had a GREAT weekend enjoying
Surfers for Autism & exploring the beach

The boys didn't get a chance to get their feet wet

but they enjoyed stretching their legs
and looking for shells

Miles worked up an appetite collecting shells
we enjoyed Peg Leg Pete's 

He had a fun day exploring the area

and really enjoyed meeting 
Olivia the band
@ Gracefest 

Ybor City

It's always fun exploring a new place 
with friends


The boys had a good time walking trails

but unfortunately no Manatees were spotted today

Looks like we'll have to try again later


Miles' niece came for a visit

& she spent time with Marley too

Miles & his friends like to play 
basketball at the park

They also like to hang out at home
& play video games

One day they found lizard eggs
& Miles was able to watch them hatch

Marley also has his friends
over to play


Miles had friends attend his Baptism

then we went out to enjoy BarBQue

Mmmm....Good Eats

Miles liked the pulled pork & fries

Miles enjoys the salsa, tacos & taco salad

Miles really liked his custom burger

At DiamondHead Resort,
Miles had fun eating lunch outside at Cabana's 
while Marley enjoyed the cool breeze off the Gulf

Chloe's also had a nice view of the Gulf 
 & plenty of delicious food

in Kissimmee

the servings are plenty
and the ribs are really good

Miles really liked the burger & fries

Miles really liked his chili dog & hamburger

We are having fun exploring Florida and look forward to more adventures!

Check out the Visitor's Center

Have you been to Florida? What did you have fun visiting?