UPDATE from Lori G.
"hi jennie...change of itinerary...flat alex is headed to china!!! hopefully you got the message from your daughter! he will be headed to seattle tomorrow and will fly out on oct. 8th to beijing and will visit the great wall and then will go to xian and will visit the terra cotta warriors...then will head to shanghai for further fun! flat alex will be travelling with my friend donna christensen and will return on october 17th. yea!!!!!!!! hope this is not a problem in not going to florida but china sounded a whole lot more exciting!!!!"
Sounds like a wonderful adventure. Stay tuned.