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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…

"Pain in the neck" January update!
"Pain in the neck" January update!

"Pain in the neck" January update!

I haven’t written since New Year’s due to my neck injury, but suffice it to say I’ve been taking it one day at a time while my neck slowly heals. It’s now Sunday evening January 26th, (Happy Australia Day to…

Disney World weekend with Jane and Jess from Australia.
Disney World weekend with Jane and Jess from Australia.

Disney World weekend with Jane and Jess from Australia.

Steve (DOS) and I spent an enjoyable Cinco de Mayo Weekend at Disney World with our friends Jane and Jess visiting from Australia. I had met Jane (the mother) on a cruise in Australia nearly 20 years ago, and more…

Dinner With a Beast in The Magic Kingdom!
Dinner With a Beast in The Magic Kingdom!

Dinner With a Beast in The Magic Kingdom!

One of the many advantages of living in Orlando is having several world class theme parks, hotel, restaurants and beaches close by – perfect for a mini-staycation. If you’ve been reading this blog for very long, you know that Steve…

Animal Kingdom Revisited 2019
Animal Kingdom Revisited 2019

Animal Kingdom Revisited 2019

Of all four of the Walt Disney World parks, Animal Kingdom is the one Steve (DOS) and I have visited least. Not that we don’t like animals, on the contrary – we love wildlife, it just didn’t excite us the…

Happy New Year 2019!
Happy New Year 2019!

Happy New Year 2019!

After spending the week of Christmas in Roanoke, Virginia with family, Steve (DOS) and I flew back to Florida on Allegiant Airlines; no frills but nonstop. It was a quick hour and a half morning flight, which got us back…

Pre-Birthday Weekend in Tampa
Pre-Birthday Weekend in Tampa

Pre-Birthday Weekend in Tampa

This weekend, Steve (DOS) and I are enjoying a pre-birthday stay-cation at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Airport.  We have stayed at this hotel several times, but it’s been a couple years since our last stay here.  I drove us over…

EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival and Disney Springs Weekend
EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival and Disney Springs Weekend

EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival and Disney Springs Weekend

Now that Spring is in the air, that means it’s time for the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival. We had some friends visiting from out of town, so we stayed at the Hilton Lake Buena Vista Palace on Saturday night…

Happy New Year 2018 from Orlando!
Happy New Year 2018 from Orlando!

Happy New Year 2018 from Orlando!

Happy New Year from the beautiful Hyatt Cypress Creek Resort in Orlando!  Like last year we stayed here for a 3 night ‘stay-cation’ and also had a wonderful time, despite the chilly weather this December and misty New Year’s Day.…