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Five nights in Roanoke, Virginia
Five nights in Roanoke, Virginia

Five nights in Roanoke, Virginia

While in the “Star City” of Roanoke, DOS and I stayed at the Courtyard Hotel by Marriott, located near the airport. My sister Jenni (from Maryland) joined us a day later, and stayed with us for four nights as well.…

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…

Five Days in Williamsburg
Five Days in Williamsburg

Five Days in Williamsburg

Our Marriott Platinum challenge continues with our next stop: Williamsburg, Virginia. Like our previous VA Beach stay, we slightly modified this hotel stay on arrival as well, staying 2 nights in this Marriott, and 3 nights in another Marriott property…

Summer in Roanoke – August 2020
Summer in Roanoke  – August 2020

Summer in Roanoke – August 2020

This year in 2020 has been like no other we’ve ever experienced, thanks to the COVID-19 which is plaguing the world. Like everyone else we are dealing with it the best we can. Fortunately I retired last December and no…

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…

Thanksgiving in Roanoke 2019
Thanksgiving in Roanoke 2019

Thanksgiving in Roanoke 2019

I spent Thanksgiving in Roanoke last week visiting with my parents, brother Andy and his partner Art. Steve (DOS) stayed home to be with his Dad in Sarasota which he normally does for Thanksgiving. DOS’s Dad just turned 99 years…