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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…

Return to South Africa – the Adventure Begins!
Return to South Africa  – the Adventure Begins!

Return to South Africa – the Adventure Begins!

After having such an enjoyable time last year on our AMA Waterways Africa cruise/tour, Steve (DOS) and I are returning to South Africa once again, this time on our own.  Including travel, our nearly three week trip, unlike last year’s…

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.  I’m taking and extra 3 days vacation next week, so I have…

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…

Sunday night at Hyatt Orlando Airport
Sunday night at Hyatt Orlando Airport

Sunday night at Hyatt Orlando Airport

It’s Sunday night as I write this, and have been quite busy since my last post at The Villages.  I worked remotely from home the last couple weeks, and also used that as a chance to catch up on things…

Wine touring around Santa Barbara in a Tesla!
Wine touring around Santa Barbara in a Tesla!

Wine touring around Santa Barbara in a Tesla!

We woke up early Saturday morning as expected due to the 3 hour time change from the East Coast.  We got to our hotel, the Fess Parker Doubletree in Santa Barbara around 10pm last night, and  as we got in…

Flying back from San Juan in midst of tragedy
Flying back from San Juan in midst of tragedy

Flying back from San Juan in midst of tragedy

On Sunday we slept in a bit at our Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan.  As our flight wasn’t until 4pm, we requested (and were granted) a 2pm checkout which was nice, as we didn’t have to store our luggage.…

Dinner at the 94th Aero Squadron – Miami
Dinner at the 94th Aero Squadron – Miami

Dinner at the 94th Aero Squadron – Miami

It’s late Friday night and I’m writing this from the Hilton Hotel Miami Airport, and heading to bed shortly – sorry in advance for any typos or incoherent statements. Steve (DOS) and I flew down here this evening from Orlando…

Aloha to Waikiki . . . flying home to Orlando
Aloha to Waikiki . . . flying home to Orlando

Aloha to Waikiki . . . flying home to Orlando

We’ve had a wonderful 3 night stay here at the Hyatt Waikiki; it feels much longer than it sounds, perhaps because we stayed a night in the DFW Airport Hyatt before flying out here on Saturday.  As our flight to…