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Happy Birthday DOS!  Flight to Montevideo!

Happy Birthday DOS! Flight to Montevideo!

I’m a bit behind in my blog as the year is quickly winding down.  Steve (DOS) and I just got back from a wonderful trip to Montevideo, Uruguay.  I’ll try to catch up on my posting this week, and tonight…

Layover in Sao Paulo Airport Hotel and onward Flight to Johannesburg

Layover in Sao Paulo Airport Hotel and onward Flight to Johannesburg

We had a nice 8 hour overnight flight to Sao Paulo on an American Airlines Boeing 777-300 jet from Miami.  We had Business Class seats seats 3D and 3K (2 adjacent aisle seats in the center section of the 1…

Return to South Africa  – the Adventure Begins!

Return to South Africa – the Adventure Begins!

After having such an enjoyable time last year on our AMA Waterways Africa cruise/tour, Steve (DOS) and I are returning to South Africa once again, this time on our own.  Including travel, our nearly three week trip, unlike last year’s…

Fourth of July Week in Santiago

Fourth of July Week in Santiago

This year the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday; smack dab in the middle of the week, so it means no work travel for us road warriors.  I’m taking and extra 3 days vacation next week, so I have…

Father’s Day Week in Roanoke

Father’s Day Week in Roanoke

Steve (DOS) and I spent Father’s Day weekend/week in Roanoke, Virginia, and as always enjoyed being back home in Virginia where I grew up.  It’s always feels like I’m being welcomed home when I see the Blue Ridge Mountains,  and…

Travel home from Mendoza

Travel home from Mendoza

I’m jumping around a bit from the last post where we were mountain and wine touring in Mendoza, Argentina, but we’ve been quite busy since we got back.  One of the reasons we like going to South America in ‘our’…

Pre-Vacation Work travels to Newark and Houston

Pre-Vacation Work travels to Newark and Houston

Had a busy last couple of week with work travel.  After spending Mother’s Day weekend in Virginia visiting my family, I flew from Roanoke to New Jersey for the work week.As Roanoke is a small airport, I flew from Roanoke…

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year!

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year!

Yes, just like the song, December is generally the happiest month of the year for me.  Tucked away somewhere between the work travel, Christmas shopping, creating and mailing greeting cards, decorating the house with outdoor lights, setting up the Christmas…

Happy Thanksgiving 2017!

Happy Thanksgiving 2017!

It’s Thanksgiving (as always) I’m celebrating with the family in Roanoke, VA. It’s a bit bittersweet this year unfortunately as both of my parents are in the nearby rehab center due to falls they had recently. My brother Andy and…

Flight to Beijing in Flagship Business Class from Chicago

Flight to Beijing in Flagship Business Class from Chicago

We started our journey from Toronto Canada, where we had overnighted last night from our first flight from Orlando (via Charlotte).  As I posted in the last post, we had a leisurely morning touring the CN Tower and surrounding area,…