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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…

Touring Wine Country in Montevideo
Touring Wine Country in Montevideo

Touring Wine Country in Montevideo

On our first full day in Montevideo, we took a wonderful wine tour to a family winery which included a private room lunch with wine pairing.  As we got ready for breakfast, we had a nice view out the window…

Chilean Wine Touring with Jose – Day Two
Chilean Wine Touring with Jose – Day Two

Chilean Wine Touring with Jose – Day Two

On our second full day of wine touring, we awoke to a beautiful sunrise view over the vineyards and distant Andes Mountains at our hotel, TerraVina in Santa Cruz, Chile.  While yesterday was overcast and rainy all day, today was…

Day trip along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway to Chateau Morrisette
Day trip along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway to Chateau Morrisette

Day trip along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway to Chateau Morrisette

I’ve been up in Virginia for the last month or so while my parents are both recovering from separate falls.  While I’ve been working remotely during the week, and visiting the parents twice-daily, by the time the weekend came, Steve…

Catching up with posting, and Columbus Day week Trip to Beijing
Catching up with posting, and Columbus Day week Trip to Beijing

Catching up with posting, and Columbus Day week Trip to Beijing

Wow – it’s Oct 5th and we’re sitting in the Orlando Admiral’s Club waiting for our 7:15pm flight to Charlotte. From Charlotte we are flying on to Toronto, Canada where we are spending one night, before continuing our journey to…

Hurricane Irma – a Week Later . . .
Hurricane Irma – a Week Later . . .

Hurricane Irma – a Week Later . . .

I’ve been mostly out of it technology-wise, or else to busy to blog lately due to Hurricane Irma. A quick post to say we are alright, and weathered the storm fairly well. I had some roof shingles come off and…

Weekend in Roanoke visiting Family
Weekend in Roanoke visiting Family

Weekend in Roanoke visiting Family

On Friday afternoon I finished up my work-week in Chicago, and flew nonstop to Roanoke on a United Express jet.  It was a nice flight, and quick too at just under two hours.  So quick in fact we arrived 25…

The Generous Pour – Week Two
The Generous Pour – Week Two

The Generous Pour – Week Two

After another busy work week, (this week in Philadelphia area), I was really looking forward to our second Generous Pour event at The Capital Grille Orlando.  As I detailed in the last post, The Generous Pour is a summer promotion…

The Generous Pour and Hyatt – Great Combination!
The Generous Pour and Hyatt – Great Combination!

The Generous Pour and Hyatt – Great Combination!

I arrived home from Baltimore last night, quite a bit later than planned due to weather delays in the Orlando, and later Baltimore area; not uncommon for late afternoon in summer time.   That’s one reason I don’t like to…