We just flew in from Orlando from a week's stay in Kissimmee, Florida. We had an incredible vacation that included the Magic Kingdom, Aquatica waterpark, a resort stay at Oak Plantation, Hollywood Studios, and Universal Citywalk including the Hard Rock Cafe, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and the Blue Man Group show. But none of that was as special or awesome as our dinner Friday night when we returned to Gary's Oyster Bar and Seafood restaurant in Lake Alfred and had dinner with Florida's most awesome couple.

With Scott and Kelly Hardie

It was great to see you, my friend.

One Reply to The Magic Kingdom Is, Well...Magic

Scott Hardie | August 10, 2014
Great to see you too! Gator and grouper is a good way to end any Florida vacation.

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