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Stay-Cation at Disney World without the Parks!
Stay-Cation at Disney World without the Parks!

Stay-Cation at Disney World without the Parks!

Steve (DOS) and I just returned from a fun and quick 4 night stay-cation at Walt Disney World. My brother Andy and his partner Art were in town, and Andy was celebrating his 65th birthday. It seems not so long…

Becoming Annual Disney World Pass-holders Once Again!
Becoming Annual Disney World Pass-holders Once Again!

Becoming Annual Disney World Pass-holders Once Again!

As I’m still recovering from my open heart surgery I had in September, and Steve (DOS) and I are walking daily, I thought it would be a good time to once again purchase an annual pass to Disney World as…

Disney World weekend with Jane and Jess from Australia.
Disney World weekend with Jane and Jess from Australia.

Disney World weekend with Jane and Jess from Australia.

Steve (DOS) and I spent an enjoyable Cinco de Mayo Weekend at Disney World with our friends Jane and Jess visiting from Australia. I had met Jane (the mother) on a cruise in Australia nearly 20 years ago, and more…

Dinner With a Beast in The Magic Kingdom!
Dinner With a Beast in The Magic Kingdom!

Dinner With a Beast in The Magic Kingdom!

One of the many advantages of living in Orlando is having several world class theme parks, hotel, restaurants and beaches close by – perfect for a mini-staycation. If you’ve been reading this blog for very long, you know that Steve…

Animal Kingdom Revisited 2019
Animal Kingdom Revisited 2019

Animal Kingdom Revisited 2019

Of all four of the Walt Disney World parks, Animal Kingdom is the one Steve (DOS) and I have visited least. Not that we don’t like animals, on the contrary – we love wildlife, it just didn’t excite us the…

Spring forward 2019!
Spring forward 2019!

Spring forward 2019!

I’ve gotten way behind in blogging lately as this year has been so busy. I last left off on our snowmobiling adventure in Lapland, Finland, which was way back in early February. I still have to finish the posts for…

Happy New Year 2019!
Happy New Year 2019!

Happy New Year 2019!

After spending the week of Christmas in Roanoke, Virginia with family, Steve (DOS) and I flew back to Florida on Allegiant Airlines; no frills but nonstop. It was a quick hour and a half morning flight, which got us back…

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…

Spring Stay-cation at Hyatt Cypress Creek Orlando
Spring Stay-cation at Hyatt Cypress Creek Orlando

Spring Stay-cation at Hyatt Cypress Creek Orlando

We had a couple out of town family members attending a conference in Orlando, so Steve (DOS) and I used this as an excuse to see them and do a mini-staycation at one of our favorite hotels; the Hyatt Regency…

EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival and Disney Springs Weekend
EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival and Disney Springs Weekend

EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival and Disney Springs Weekend

Now that Spring is in the air, that means it’s time for the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival. We had some friends visiting from out of town, so we stayed at the Hilton Lake Buena Vista Palace on Saturday night…