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The Villages: Return to Sumpter Landing!
The Villages: Return to Sumpter Landing!

The Villages: Return to Sumpter Landing!

After our two night stay at The Village of Spanish Springs, we decided to extend our mini Stay-Cation by adding a night and switching over to our favorite Village, Lake Sumpter. Lake Sumpter was the second of the three major…

On the Road Again . . .First Stop Amelia Island!
On the Road Again . . .First Stop Amelia Island!

On the Road Again . . .First Stop Amelia Island!

Steve (DOS) and I left Orlando yesterday for a 3 week road trip to Roanoke, Virginia, with several two and three night stays along the way. As we are still settling our parents estate in Virginia, our goal (along with…

Neck update and travel to Roanoke
Neck update and travel to Roanoke

Neck update and travel to Roanoke

After another side trip last week to Tampa and Sarasota, on Monday I went back to the neurosurgeon for what I hoped was a good report about my broken neck. Steve (DOS) and I have been doing these weekday nearby…

"Pain in the neck" January update!
"Pain in the neck" January update!

"Pain in the neck" January update!

I haven’t written since New Year’s due to my neck injury, but suffice it to say I’ve been taking it one day at a time while my neck slowly heals. It’s now Sunday evening January 26th, (Happy Australia Day to…

Wine pairing lunch part 2: at Casa El Enemigo
Wine pairing lunch part 2: at Casa El Enemigo

Wine pairing lunch part 2: at Casa El Enemigo

Our second day wine-pairing lunch was at Casa El Enemigo.  We had been there last year, and as it was late May (Autumn in Argentina) then, we sat outside and enjoyed the colorful views.  This visit was in early September,…

Last night in Cape Town
Last night in Cape Town

Last night in Cape Town

On our last day day at 21 Roux Street, we checked out of our luxurious guesthouse around 11am.  After one last breakfast, we said bye to our hosts and owners Peter and Bradley, while continuing on to our hotel in…

Post Birthday follow-up posts
Post Birthday follow-up posts

Post Birthday follow-up posts

Wow – it’s been a great birthday and busy August for me (us)!  While my birthday is August 2nd, Steve (DOS), true to style, drags it out for a couple weeks if not longer.  We’ve had some great dinners and…

A night out at Bern’s Steakhouse
A night out at Bern’s Steakhouse

A night out at Bern’s Steakhouse

Dinner at Bern’s Steakhouse is always a night to remember.  This family-owned restaurant has been operating since 1956, and on their website refers to Bern’s as ” . . . not as a meal but an experience.”  Bern’s is quite…