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Heading home to Florida on the Auto Train!
Heading home to Florida on the Auto Train!

Heading home to Florida on the Auto Train!

After a nice four night stay in Charlottesville, and a little over 3 weeks total being away from home, on Monday Steve (DOS) and I headed home on the Auto Train from Lorton, VA to Sanford, FL. The drive from…

On the Road Again . . .First Stop Amelia Island!
On the Road Again . . .First Stop Amelia Island!

On the Road Again . . .First Stop Amelia Island!

Steve (DOS) and I left Orlando yesterday for a 3 week road trip to Roanoke, Virginia, with several two and three night stays along the way. As we are still settling our parents estate in Virginia, our goal (along with…

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…

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile
Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

After a short night’s rest at the DFW Airport Hyatt Regency, Steve (DOS) and I got up around 5:30am to get ready for our 8am flight to Santiago. As I detailed in the last post, the flight was supposed to…

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…

Exquisite Food and Wine-pairing dinner at Armani’s
Exquisite Food and Wine-pairing dinner at Armani’s

Exquisite Food and Wine-pairing dinner at Armani’s

Last night we had one of if not the best Food and Wine pairing dinners we’ve ever had.  We ate at Armani’s in the Grand Hyatt, Tampa Bay, where we are staying for the weekend.  As I wrote in the…

Pre-Vacation Work travels to Newark and Houston
Pre-Vacation Work travels to Newark and Houston

Pre-Vacation Work travels to Newark and Houston

Had a busy last couple of week with work travel.  After spending Mother’s Day weekend in Virginia visiting my family, I flew from Roanoke to New Jersey for the work week.As Roanoke is a small airport, I flew from Roanoke…

Pre-Christmas Weekend at Jekyll Island 2017
Pre-Christmas Weekend at Jekyll Island 2017

Pre-Christmas Weekend at Jekyll Island 2017

This past weekend we had yet another wonderful stay at Jekyll Island. In what has become an annual tradition for the last few years, we stay for a 3 night weekend during the month of December, and get an early…