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"Pain in the neck" January update!
"Pain in the neck" January update!

"Pain in the neck" January update!

I haven’t written since New Year’s due to my neck injury, but suffice it to say I’ve been taking it one day at a time while my neck slowly heals. It’s now Sunday evening January 26th, (Happy Australia Day to…

Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores
Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

This week Steve (DOS) and myself stayed at the Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Shores; a nice oceanfront hotel in a quiet town a few miles south of Daytona Beach proper, and less than an hour from home in Orlando. As…

Home sweet Home! Back from our latest trip.
Home sweet Home! Back from our latest trip.

Home sweet Home! Back from our latest trip.

Hello, just a quick post to say Steve (DOS) and I safely made it home from our trip to Canada, Finland, and Singapore. It’s Sunday evening as I post this, and we’re unpacking from the long trip. I just logged…

Pre-Christmas weekend at Jekyll Island 2018
Pre-Christmas weekend at Jekyll Island 2018

Pre-Christmas weekend at Jekyll Island 2018

Jekyll Island pre-Christmas 2018 -Arrival day One After a wonderful night out at Bern’s, we drove from the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay Airport, to Jekyll Island Georgia for a 3 night pre-Christmas weekend, in what has now become a yearly…

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa
Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

We are now staying our last of five nights at 21 Roux Street, a luxury Bed and Breakfast home in beautiful Franschhoek, South Africa.  Franschhoek is a short hour’s drive from Capetown, but a world away with it’s quaint shops,…

Welcome to Johannesburg!
Welcome to Johannesburg!

Welcome to Johannesburg!

After traveling since last Friday, we arrived at our hotel in Johannesburg Monday morning around 9:30am.  We checked in the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg, and fortunately our room was available at this early check-in hour.  We had reserved a standard room,…

Return to South Africa – the Adventure Begins!
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…

Staying in Daytona Beach Shores while my roof is replaced!
Staying in Daytona Beach Shores while my roof is replaced!

Staying in Daytona Beach Shores while my roof is replaced!

My roof was damaged last year during Hurricane Irma, and I’ve been patiently waiting nearly a year to get it replaced.  While I didn’t have the extensive damage I had back in 2004 when it was last replaced, (thanks to…