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Recovering at Home
Recovering at Home

Recovering at Home

It’s now October 16th as I write this, and I’ve now been home from the hospital for five 1/2 weeks. I’ve surely come a long way recovery-wise since my open heart surgery on September 1rst. When I first got home…

Heading home to Florida on the Auto Train!
Heading home to Florida on the Auto Train!

Heading home to Florida on the Auto Train!

After a nice four night stay in Charlottesville, and a little over 3 weeks total being away from home, on Monday Steve (DOS) and I headed home on the Auto Train from Lorton, VA to Sanford, FL. The drive from…

Valentine’s Staycation in Daytona Beach Shores
Valentine’s Staycation in Daytona Beach Shores

Valentine’s Staycation in Daytona Beach Shores

Steve (DOS) and I stayed overnight at the Residence Inn Daytona Shores for a mid-week Valentine’s dinner. While it was a quick overnight stay, we met our Orlando friends Ben and Tom there for dinner, and went to a great…

Happy 16th Anniversary from Winter Garden, Florida!
Happy 16th Anniversary from Winter Garden, Florida!

Happy 16th Anniversary from Winter Garden, Florida!

Steve (DOS) and I spent our 16th anniversary as a mini “staycation” in Winter Garden, FL. Although I have lived in Orlando for 22 years, I/we have never ventured over to nearby Winter Garden before Sunday night, and are only…

Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!
Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!

Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!

After a lengthy stay in Virginia, I was able to convince Steve (DOS) to take the Amtrak Auto train back home to Orlando instead of driving all that way. We had taken the Auto Train together once before (and I…

Summer in Roanoke – August 2020
Summer in Roanoke  – August 2020

Summer in Roanoke – August 2020

This year in 2020 has been like no other we’ve ever experienced, thanks to the COVID-19 which is plaguing the world. Like everyone else we are dealing with it the best we can. Fortunately I retired last December and no…

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…