The Traveling Steve's

Regional Jets

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

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!

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

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

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

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…

Winter in North Dakota

Winter in North Dakota

I had another busy work week of travel; this week in Dickinson, North Dakota.  Like last week I was quite busy all week, and between a 2am cutover on Wednesday and the 2 hour Mountain Standard Time, I was a…