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All Aboard The California Zephyr!
All Aboard The California Zephyr!

All Aboard The California Zephyr!

Friday Feb 3, 2020 Steve (DOS) and I are currently on the California Zephyr, Amtrak’s cross-country train which travels from Chicago to Emeryville, California.  We left yesterday from Union Station in Chicago, and are currently going thru the beautiful Colorado…

Exploring The Wailea, Kaanapali, and Kapalua areas of Maui
Exploring The Wailea, Kaanapali, and Kapalua areas of Maui

Exploring The Wailea, Kaanapali, and Kapalua areas of Maui

This post is a continuation of our pre-Christmas 2021 Maui visit. While we stayed in the Wailea area, we made a few day trips around the island during our visit. This post visits (and compares) the Wailea, Kaanapali, and Kapalua…

Blizzard on The Big Island! No power at Volcano House!
Blizzard on The Big Island! No power at Volcano House!

Blizzard on The Big Island! No power at Volcano House!

I’m writing this offline (no internet at the moment) at the Volcano National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii.  It’s Sunday, December 5th, and we’ve been on the Big Island for four days now.  In what is a moment…

Touring Wineries in Charlottesville VA
Touring Wineries in Charlottesville VA

Touring Wineries in Charlottesville VA

After leaving Roanoke, we stayed in Charlottesville, Virginia for four nights. Charlottesville is a two hour drive from Roanoke, and is a good stop-over for us when we are taking the Auto Train home from Lorton, Virginia, which is also…

Five nights in Roanoke, Virginia
Five nights in Roanoke, Virginia

Five nights in Roanoke, Virginia

While in the “Star City” of Roanoke, DOS and I stayed at the Courtyard Hotel by Marriott, located near the airport. My sister Jenni (from Maryland) joined us a day later, and stayed with us for four nights as well.…

July Road Trip to Roanoke!
July Road Trip to Roanoke!

July Road Trip to Roanoke!

It’s now July 17th and Steve DOS and I have been to my hometown of Roanoke for a week now. This is the first trip we’ve taken since March, when we were last here and flew home in the midst…