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End of Summer and into Hurricane Season!
End of Summer and into Hurricane Season!

End of Summer and into Hurricane Season!

It’s the last day of August as I write this, and we’ve officially had our first name hurricane of the season in Florida: Hurricane Idalia. Hurricane Idalia seemed to form out of nowhere, meaning it happened and strengthened so suddenly,…

Touring the Daytona 500 International Speedway!
Touring the Daytona 500 International Speedway!

Touring the Daytona 500 International Speedway!

Steve (DOS) and I are staying at the Hyatt Place in Daytona Beach Shores this week for a 5 day stay-cation. We’ve stayed here a couple times this year already, and enjoy it each time. It’s like our condo on…

February Days at Home and around Central Florida
February Days at Home and around Central Florida

February Days at Home and around Central Florida

After so many years of traveling for work and leisure, it’s been nice being retired and home for a few weeks. Steve (DOS) and I both have enjoyed relaxing and catching up errands around the house, visiting with friends, neighbors,…

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…

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…

Staying in Daytona Beach Shores while my roof is replaced!
Staying in Daytona Beach Shores while my roof is replaced!

Staying in Daytona Beach Shores while my roof is replaced!

My roof was damaged last year during Hurricane Irma, and I’ve been patiently waiting nearly a year to get it replaced.  While I didn’t have the extensive damage I had back in 2004 when it was last replaced, (thanks to…

Hurricane Irma – a Week Later . . .
Hurricane Irma – a Week Later . . .

Hurricane Irma – a Week Later . . .

I’ve been mostly out of it technology-wise, or else to busy to blog lately due to Hurricane Irma. A quick post to say we are alright, and weathered the storm fairly well. I had some roof shingles come off and…

Time out for Hurricane Irma!
Time out for Hurricane Irma!

Time out for Hurricane Irma!

It’s Wednesday night as I write this, and Steve (DOS) and I are safely back in Florida after a wonderful Labor Day weekend in Mendoza, Argentina. We were on the go quite a bit touring and dining while we were…

Pre-election blues!
Pre-election blues!

Pre-election blues!

It’s Monday night and I’m writing this from my hotel room in suburban Pittsburgh, where I’m staying here thru Friday on business.  Steve (DOS) and I had a fun weekend home in Orlando this past weekend, and as always, it’s…