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Dining and touring The Boar’s Head Resort Charlottesville
Dining and touring The Boar’s Head Resort Charlottesville

Dining and touring The Boar’s Head Resort Charlottesville

On our last day in Charlottesville, Steve (DOS) and I drove up to the Boar’s Head Resort for lunch. I had always wanted to stay there, but even having a meal sounded nice so we ended up making a a…

Dinner on Jekyll Island at a Rum Distillery!
Dinner on Jekyll Island at a Rum Distillery!

Dinner on Jekyll Island at a Rum Distillery!

Steve (DOS) and I went on another quick trip to Jekyll Island this week, to attend a special-event dinner with some of our Island friends Michelle and Larson, who there. I’ve written many posts about Jekyll Island, so I’m not…

Happy 16th Anniversary from Winter Garden, Florida!
Happy 16th Anniversary from Winter Garden, Florida!

Happy 16th Anniversary from Winter Garden, Florida!

Steve (DOS) and I spent our 16th anniversary as a mini “staycation” in Winter Garden, FL. Although I have lived in Orlando for 22 years, I/we have never ventured over to nearby Winter Garden before Sunday night, and are only…

Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!
Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Thanks to COVID-19, Colonial Williamsburg was virtually empty during the weekdays. We had both not been here in years, but as much as we like Williamsburg, we were never keen on the crowds. In this post you will see Williamsburg…

Coming soon . . . Jekyll Island weekend 2019
Coming soon . . . Jekyll Island weekend 2019

Coming soon . . . Jekyll Island weekend 2019

Merry Christmas greetings everyone! Steve (DOS) and I just got back from a most wonderful pre-Christmas 4 day weekend trip to Jekyll Island, GA. I’ve written about Jekyll Island (one of our favorite places) many times and will follow-up in…

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…

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…

Touring Charlottesville Wineries in a Tesla!
Touring Charlottesville Wineries in a Tesla!

Touring Charlottesville Wineries in a Tesla!

On our second day in Charlottesville, DOS and I took a 5 hour wine tour to three of the nearby wineries. According to the website Monticello Wine Trail, there are some 35 wineries along the wine trail in the mountains…