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I’ll Be Home for Christmas! And Thanksgiving too!
I’ll Be Home for Christmas! And Thanksgiving too!

I’ll Be Home for Christmas! And Thanksgiving too!

It’s now December 1st as I write this from our home in the Orlando area. We’re going easy on the Christmas decorations this year due to my recovery, energy levels, and lifting restrictions, but fortunately we leave the outdoor Christmas…

Post Cruise Blues from the Roof Top Bar at the HGI Heathrow Airport!
Post Cruise Blues from the Roof Top Bar at the HGI Heathrow Airport!

Post Cruise Blues from the Roof Top Bar at the HGI Heathrow Airport!

Wow – what an awesome 16 night cruise we had on the Island Princess! So much has happened since the last post and with the amazing sites we saw on the cruise it will take me at least a week…

Bye to Mendoza: Heading home to Orlando!
Bye to Mendoza: Heading home to Orlando!

Bye to Mendoza: Heading home to Orlando!

Our trip back to Orlando was much easier than our two night journey getting down to Mendoza. Fortunately unlike our outbound trip (which left right before Hurricane Irma was to strike and we had overnight flight delays), going home, all…

Touring Mendoza Wineries: “Finca La Anita” on Day 1
Touring Mendoza Wineries: “Finca La Anita” on Day 1

Touring Mendoza Wineries: “Finca La Anita” on Day 1

We started our first of two days of wine touring around 9:45am, with Alejandro picking us up at our hotel, the Park Hyatt Mendoza. We were scheduled to have three days of touring, however as noted in the previous couple…

Welcome to Mendoza Argentina 2019!
Welcome to Mendoza Argentina 2019!

Welcome to Mendoza Argentina 2019!

We finally arrived to Mendoza on Sunday (Labor Day Weekend) after traveling from Orlando since Friday. The last couple posts detailed the flight delays we had on American Airlines, however as Murphy’s Law would again have it, we had one…

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile
Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

After a short night’s rest at the DFW Airport Hyatt Regency, Steve (DOS) and I got up around 5:30am to get ready for our 8am flight to Santiago. As I detailed in the last post, the flight was supposed to…

Labor Day Weekend in Mendoza: Escaping from Hurricane Dorian!
Labor Day Weekend in Mendoza: Escaping from Hurricane Dorian!

Labor Day Weekend in Mendoza: Escaping from Hurricane Dorian!

I’m a bit behind with my posting as we were in Virginia most of the summer, and just got back from Mendoza, Argentina. On the last post I started a post about my brother’s wedding weekend in Roanoke, which was…

Fourth of July Week in Santiago
Fourth of July Week in Santiago

Fourth of July Week in Santiago

This year the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday; smack dab in the middle of the week, so it means no work travel for us road warriors.  Iā€™m taking and extra 3 days vacation next week, so I have…

Back to work travel: Roanoke to Memphis
Back to work travel: Roanoke to Memphis

Back to work travel: Roanoke to Memphis

After staying at my parent’s house in Roanoke for nearly a month, it was now time to travel again for work.   (My parents had both had separate falls, and have been in the rehab center there the last month.)…

Flight to Beijing in Flagship Business Class from Chicago
Flight to Beijing in Flagship Business Class from Chicago

Flight to Beijing in Flagship Business Class from Chicago

We started our journey from Toronto Canada, where we had overnighted last night from our first flight from Orlando (via Charlotte).  As I posted in the last post, we had a leisurely morning touring the CN Tower and surrounding area,…