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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…

Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!
Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!

Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!

After a lengthy stay in Virginia, I was able to convince Steve (DOS) to take the Amtrak Auto train back home to Orlando instead of driving all that way. We had taken the Auto Train together once before (and I…

Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!
Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Thanks to COVID-19, Colonial Williamsburg was virtually empty during the weekdays. We had both not been here in years, but as much as we like Williamsburg, we were never keen on the crowds. In this post you will see Williamsburg…

Deck the Halls in Roanoke!
Deck the Halls in Roanoke!

Deck the Halls in Roanoke!

Last week Steve (DOS) and I traveled once again to Roanoke, VA to see and assist my parents who are living at English Meadow’s (formerly Elk’s Home) Assisted Living. I took one last Leave of Absence from work for the…

Day tour to the Andes Mountains
Day tour to the Andes Mountains

Day tour to the Andes Mountains

Our first full day of touring in Mendoza was an excursion to the beautiful Andes Mountains, which we had previously arranged with Leo, owner of Vendimia Wine Tours.  This is our third trip to Mendoza and we have used Leo’s…

The Amtrak Auto Train – Getting there is half the FUN!
The Amtrak Auto Train – Getting there is half the FUN!

The Amtrak Auto Train – Getting there is half the FUN!

After a nice Easter visit with my family in Roanoke, Virginia, it was time to head south once again to our home in Orlando.  As my parents have recently relocated to the English Meadows Retirement Home (former Elk’s Home), they…