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Marriott Platinum Challenge Begins with a Week of Virginia Hotel Stays!
Marriott Platinum Challenge Begins with a Week of Virginia Hotel Stays!

Marriott Platinum Challenge Begins with a Week of Virginia Hotel Stays!

We left Roanoke on Sunday afternoon for a week exploring my home state of Virginia, before heading home to Florida. We had been staying in Roanoke the last few weeks while Mom was in hospice, and we were also working…

"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…

Flights to London and Helsinki in Business Class
Flights to London and Helsinki in Business Class

Flights to London and Helsinki in Business Class

In our last post we had just finished dinner in the British Airways Lounge, and were heading out for our flight. I was a bit rushed getting that post done before we left, and by the time I got to…

Welcome to Johannesburg!
Welcome to Johannesburg!

Welcome to Johannesburg!

After traveling since last Friday, we arrived at our hotel in Johannesburg Monday morning around 9:30am.  We checked in the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg, and fortunately our room was available at this early check-in hour.  We had reserved a standard room,…

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…

Pre-Birthday Weekend in Tampa
Pre-Birthday Weekend in Tampa

Pre-Birthday Weekend in Tampa

This weekend, Steve (DOS) and I are enjoying a pre-birthday stay-cation at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Airport.  We have stayed at this hotel several times, but it’s been a couple years since our last stay here.  I drove us over…