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Neck update and travel to Roanoke
Neck update and travel to Roanoke

Neck update and travel to Roanoke

After another side trip last week to Tampa and Sarasota, on Monday I went back to the neurosurgeon for what I hoped was a good report about my broken neck. Steve (DOS) and I have been doing these weekday nearby…

Christmas and post-Retirement Blues in the Hospital.
Christmas and post-Retirement Blues in the Hospital.

Christmas and post-Retirement Blues in the Hospital.

This week Steve (DOS) and myself, Steve (UNO) flew up to my hometown of Roanoke, Virginia the Christmas holidays. Unfortunately for me, I also ended up spending most of the Christmas visit in the hospital due to a freak pre-Christmas…

Onward to Cape Town and Franschhoek Wine Country
Onward to Cape Town and Franschhoek Wine Country

Onward to Cape Town and Franschhoek Wine Country

We checked out of Makanyi Lodge yesterday after an outstanding five night stay with twice daily safaris.  I do need to upload the gallery from the trip, but I will have to wait until we get home to the US…

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…

Father’s Day Week in Roanoke
Father’s Day Week in Roanoke

Father’s Day Week in Roanoke

Steve (DOS) and I spent Father’s Day weekend/week in Roanoke, Virginia, and as always enjoyed being back home in Virginia where I grew up.  It’s always feels like I’m being welcomed home when I see the Blue Ridge Mountains,  and…

Farewell to Christmas, and Onward Through 2018!
Farewell to Christmas, and Onward Through 2018!

Farewell to Christmas, and Onward Through 2018!

Happy New Year 2018, once again!  The year so far has been off to a slow (and COLD) start.  After having a wonderful time at the Hyatt by Disney World, we had a few days at home to relax before…

Weekend in Roanoke visiting Family
Weekend in Roanoke visiting Family

Weekend in Roanoke visiting Family

On Friday afternoon I finished up my work-week in Chicago, and flew nonstop to Roanoke on a United Express jet.  It was a nice flight, and quick too at just under two hours.  So quick in fact we arrived 25…

Mom’s Birthday weekend in Roanoke – part 2
Mom’s Birthday weekend in Roanoke – part 2

Mom’s Birthday weekend in Roanoke – part 2

After a wonderful Saturday night visiting with my family in Roanoke, we had another nice day with them before flying back to Orlando.  We had breakfast at Andy and Art’s house before heading out to their church for the 10am…

Minnesota work-week ends with Friday travel woes
Minnesota work-week ends with Friday travel woes

Minnesota work-week ends with Friday travel woes

I’ve gotten a bit behind in posting since I got back from Easter Island, and traveling for work.  I have been writing about our experiences on Easter Island over the July 4th weekend in the last few posts, but will…