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Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!
Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day.  Happy New Year 2024!

Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!

(NOTE: It’s now January 28th and I’m currently in a Rehab Hospital in Orlando. This New Year’s Eve post was mostly written a while back and I’m just now posting it; which covers the end of our trip back from Singapore. I’m…

Amtrak’s Empire Builder: Seattle to Chicago!
Amtrak’s Empire Builder: Seattle to Chicago!

Amtrak’s Empire Builder: Seattle to Chicago!

After 3 days in Seattle, Steve (DOS) and I took Amtrak’s Empire Builder cross-country for 2 days from Seattle to Chicago. This was our second cross-country trek on Amtrak, with the first one being from Chicago to Emeryville on the…

Flying to Seattle and taking the Amtrak Empire Builder Train Back!
Flying to Seattle and taking the Amtrak Empire Builder Train Back!

Flying to Seattle and taking the Amtrak Empire Builder Train Back!

Steve (DOS) and I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport on Monday night, in anticipation of our flight to Seattle on Tuesday. While we used to only stay at the Hyatt Airport when we had an early flight, as…

Heading to Vancouver for our Alaska cruise!
Heading to Vancouver for our Alaska cruise!

Heading to Vancouver for our Alaska cruise!

Steve (DOS) and I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the Orlando Airport on Saturday night, in anticipation of our early morning flight to San Francisco, which connected to Vancouver, BC. As a bonus, we met our friends Jane…

Travel to Vancouver for our Alaska Cruise!
Travel to Vancouver for our Alaska Cruise!

Travel to Vancouver for our Alaska Cruise!

Since my 60th birthday at the beginning of August, Steve (DOS) and I have been home, mainly catching up on various doctor and other appointments, tests, and errands. I’ve had a few follow-up appointments with my Cardiologist and others, but…

Pre-Vacation Work travels to Newark and Houston
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…

Finnair and British Airways Business Class flights home from Singapore
Finnair and British Airways Business Class flights home from Singapore

Finnair and British Airways Business Class flights home from Singapore

In this day of the Jet age, it’s amazing how you can go from one part of the world to another, literally overnight, or with our routing a couple days.  After a wonderful and quick trip to Singapore, we reversed…

Solar Eclipse in Chicago
Solar Eclipse in Chicago

Solar Eclipse in Chicago

Well not quite, but with an eclipse covering 86% percent of the moon on Monday, it was not your every day work trip.  While parts of the country would experience a total eclipse, here in Chicago at 86% it was…