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Mostly Recovered Now. . . Birthday Stay-Cation in The Villages!
Mostly Recovered Now. . . Birthday Stay-Cation in The Villages!

Mostly Recovered Now. . . Birthday Stay-Cation in The Villages!

It’s been a couple weeks since I’ve posted, during which time I’ve been recovering at home from my pacemaker surgery, and generally taking it easy a bit. It’s been nice being home, and not tied up to so many wires in…

May 2022 Travels thru Virginia and Maryland!
May 2022 Travels thru Virginia and Maryland!

May 2022 Travels thru Virginia and Maryland!

Steve (DOS) and I are on the road again; this time for three weeks via car, on several short trips through Virginia and Maryland. The main reason for this trip is to finish going thru a storage bin in Roanoke,…

Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!
Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!

Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!

This post continues from the last one about the Panama Canal transit we took in March 2022 on the Caribbean Princess. This post begins the day after the Canal transit, with a shore excursion train ride on The Panama Canal…

Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!
Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!

Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!

Steve (DOS) and I recently did a full transit thru the new Panama Canal locks aboard the Caribbean Princess on a 15 night cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to San Francisco. We had a wonderful time, and I’m just now getting…

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!
So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

While this cruise on the Sky Princess was a short 7 day Caribbean Cruise, we really packed a lot of fun in one short week and met some wonderful people. The last day of the cruise was a sea day…

Welcome Aboard the Sky Princess!
Welcome Aboard the Sky Princess!

Welcome Aboard the Sky Princess!

Steve (DOS) and I are currently sailing on a seven day Caribbean Cruise aboard the beautiful Sky Princess. We drove down to Ft. Lauderdale from Orlando on Friday morning, and another four hours later we were checking into the Hyatt Place,…

Inaugural Cruise on The Enchanted Princess November 10, 2021
Inaugural Cruise on The Enchanted Princess November 10, 2021

Inaugural Cruise on The Enchanted Princess November 10, 2021

Steve (DOS) and I just returned from an awesome 10 night Inaugural Caribbean cruise on the brand new Enchanted Princess! Technically speaking it was not “brand new” as it was supposed to start sailing last year in 2020, but the…

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…

Marriott Platinum Challenge Continues: on to Daytona Beach Shores!
Marriott Platinum Challenge Continues: on to Daytona Beach Shores!

Marriott Platinum Challenge Continues: on to Daytona Beach Shores!

After arriving home from our last trip to Virginia, we have now completed 8 days out of 15 (to be completed in 90 days) for our Marriott Hotel Platinum Challenge status match. While I have lifetime Hilton, and Globalist at…

Five Days in Williamsburg
Five Days in Williamsburg

Five Days in Williamsburg

Our Marriott Platinum challenge continues with our next stop: Williamsburg, Virginia. Like our previous VA Beach stay, we slightly modified this hotel stay on arrival as well, staying 2 nights in this Marriott, and 3 nights in another Marriott property…