February 1999, we finally did it. We landed on the seashore of Anna Maria Island and bought the beachfront property of our dream. The property offers a perfect setup, with a beach house on one side where we can reside and four small beach bungalows on the other side that we could fix up, rent out and make a living in paradise. Our old Floridian bungalows were built way back in the early 1930’s and in need of numerous repairs. As any young adventurers with little resources, we did much of the labor and work ourselves. We poured every penny we had into fixing and cleaning up the four beach bungalows. We named it “Angelinos Sea Lodge” to remind us of our last home in Los Angeles.
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