Hitty Travel Doll

In Which I attend the Fort Myers Doll Show

Doll Show Fort Myers Hitty Gale

In Which I attend the Fort Myers Doll Show

by Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty It's always fun to go to a doll show.  The Fort Myers Doll Club sponsors a show every year in February.  Local members and dealers bring dolls, bears, toys and accessories available to sell to collectors. Hitty with Miss Unity.  Miss Unity is the mascot for the United Federation of Doll Clubs. I am always looking for Hitty sisters and Hitty-size furniture and props.  I found a green chair by Eden Toys for Madeline and a Vogue Ginny Suitcase.   Here are some highlights: The Doll Show was decorated for Valentine's Day Steiff "Button in Ear" Bears...

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Hitty Visits the Little Free Library

Fort Myers Hitty Gale

Hitty Visits the Little Free Library

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. The motto of the Little Free Library is “Take a book. Leave a book.” During recent road trips, I saw some unique Little Free Libraries. Little Free Library Scout Troup 343 Sprinville Indiana The Little Free Library Milwaukee Trail Bedford Indiana The Tulip Trestle Little Free Library.  Read about the Tulip Trestle After coming home to Fort Myers, I found a Little Free Library at Fleamasters Flea...

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In Which Hitty Becomes Mobile Friendly

Hitty

In Which Hitty Becomes Mobile Friendly

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty You might think that because I am a travel doll, that I’m already “mobile friendly”. Actually, I’m talking about a responsive website.  Hitty Travel Doll began in 2009 as a blog on Blogger.  Since we moved to a condo, my blog has been mostly forgotten.  My adopted human, Shirley, seemed to think my Hitty Doll sisters and I no longer needed her attention.  I understand…a little. Moving to a smaller space is disruptive.  See my post Hitty Moves to a Condominium Every time Shirley wanted to sew, she couldn’t find what she needed.  When we took a recent trip, I wanted...

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Hitty Goes to Vote

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Hitty Goes to Vote

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty When my humans voted, I went along.  I heard Shirley comment, "We have voted in every election since 1968."  Wow! That's a lot of votes cast. Since we moved to the condo, (See Hitty Moves to a Condominium) we are very close to where we vote.  We could walk....if we wanted to. There is no excuse not to vote.  It's a privilege we don't take lightly.  I Voted!  

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Hitty Goes to the Farmer’s Market

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Hitty Goes to the Farmer’s Market

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty As you know from my previous post, Hitty Moves to a Condominium, I am exploring my new neighborhood. Recently, I checked out the Farmer's Market in the River District of downtown Fort Myers. The River District Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday between 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Centennial Park parking lot, under the U.S. 41 Caloosahatchee Bridge at the corner of Heitman and West First streets, just West of the U.S. Post Office. The Bridge over the Caloosahatchee River Fort Myers Florida The River District Farmer's Market Farmer's Market today...

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