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Spring landscaping at home: First up The Pavers and Shrubbery Removal!
Spring landscaping at home: First up The Pavers and Shrubbery Removal!

Spring landscaping at home: First up The Pavers and Shrubbery Removal!

It’s now Tuesday, May 19th, and Steve (DOS) and I are continuing with some major landscaping and other updates done on the house. Now that we are both retired, and (thanks to the coronavirus) we are both home all the…

Wedding Weekend in Roanoke!
Wedding Weekend in Roanoke!

Wedding Weekend in Roanoke!

My brother Andy and his partner of 26 years, Art were legally married in Virginia this past weekend in a beautiful wedding in the Episcopal Church, attended by over 200 people. In the next couple posts, I’m going to detail…

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa
Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

We are now staying our last of five nights at 21 Roux Street, a luxury Bed and Breakfast home in beautiful Franschhoek, South Africa.  Franschhoek is a short hour’s drive from Capetown, but a world away with it’s quaint shops,…

Safari bound! Welcome to Makanyi Private Game Lodge!
Safari bound!  Welcome to Makanyi Private Game Lodge!

Safari bound! Welcome to Makanyi Private Game Lodge!

After a two night’s stay at the Hyatt Regency in Johannesburg, Steve (DOS) and I flew from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit, South Africa.  The flight was less than an hour aboard an Embraer 140 jet, and as the flight wasn’t full…

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.  Iā€™m taking and extra 3 days vacation next week, so I have…

Spring Stay-cation at Hyatt Cypress Creek Orlando
Spring Stay-cation at Hyatt Cypress Creek Orlando

Spring Stay-cation at Hyatt Cypress Creek Orlando

We had a couple out of town family members attending a conference in Orlando, so Steve (DOS) and I used this as an excuse to see them and do a mini-staycation at one of our favorite hotels; the Hyatt Regency…