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Heading home to Florida on the Auto Train!
Heading home to Florida on the Auto Train!

Heading home to Florida on the Auto Train!

After a nice four night stay in Charlottesville, and a little over 3 weeks total being away from home, on Monday Steve (DOS) and I headed home on the Auto Train from Lorton, VA to Sanford, FL. The drive from…

Two Nights in Charleston, South Carolina
Two Nights in Charleston, South Carolina

Two Nights in Charleston, South Carolina

From Hilton Head Island, we checked out and drove to Charleston, SC. In Charleston, we stayed for two nights at the Hyatt House Hotel, conveniently located in the Historic District. The Hyatt House is actually a dual-hotel, as it also…

Weekend in Savannah, Georgia!
Weekend in Savannah, Georgia!

Weekend in Savannah, Georgia!

We checked out of our Bed and Breakfast, The Goodbread Inn in St. Marys, Georgia on Friday around noon, and drove a short one hour north to Savannah, Georgia. I had not been to Savannah before, and Steve (DOS) had…

Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!
Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!

Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!

After a lengthy stay in Virginia, I was able to convince Steve (DOS) to take the Amtrak Auto train back home to Orlando instead of driving all that way. We had taken the Auto Train together once before (and I…

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…

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile
Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

After a short night’s rest at the DFW Airport Hyatt Regency, Steve (DOS) and I got up around 5:30am to get ready for our 8am flight to Santiago. As I detailed in the last post, the flight was supposed to…

Wedding Weekend in Roanoke!
Wedding Weekend in Roanoke!

Wedding Weekend in Roanoke!

My brother Andy and his partner of 26 years, Art were legally married in Virginia this past weekend in a beautiful wedding in the Episcopal Church, attended by over 200 people. In the next couple posts, I’m going to detail…

Day tour of Monticello
Day tour of Monticello

Day tour of Monticello

Our Charlottesville mini-getaway continues with a visit to the mountainside estate of Monticello, home of the third U.S. President, Thomas Jefferson (link to Monticello’s official site). While DOS and I have both been to Monticello previously and separately, it was…

Welcome to 400 West High Street Charlottesville, Virginia!
Welcome to 400 West High Street Charlottesville, Virginia!

Welcome to 400 West High Street Charlottesville, Virginia!

My Birthday celebration week continues! Steve (DOS) and I departed my home town of Roanoke, Virginia around noon for a 3 day getaway to Charlottesville (link via Wikipedia.) Charlottesville, Virginia, is a couple hour’s drive from Roanoke, and has a…