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Summer in Roanoke – August 2020
Summer in Roanoke  – August 2020

Summer in Roanoke – August 2020

This year in 2020 has been like no other we’ve ever experienced, thanks to the COVID-19 which is plaguing the world. Like everyone else we are dealing with it the best we can. Fortunately I retired last December and no…

Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores
Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

This week Steve (DOS) and myself stayed at the Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Shores; a nice oceanfront hotel in a quiet town a few miles south of Daytona Beach proper, and less than an hour from home in Orlando. As…

Bye to Mendoza: Heading home to Orlando!
Bye to Mendoza: Heading home to Orlando!

Bye to Mendoza: Heading home to Orlando!

Our trip back to Orlando was much easier than our two night journey getting down to Mendoza. Fortunately unlike our outbound trip (which left right before Hurricane Irma was to strike and we had overnight flight delays), going home, all…

Home sweet Home! Back from our latest trip.
Home sweet Home! Back from our latest trip.

Home sweet Home! Back from our latest trip.

Hello, just a quick post to say Steve (DOS) and I safely made it home from our trip to Canada, Finland, and Singapore. It’s Sunday evening as I post this, and we’re unpacking from the long trip. I just logged…

Father’s Day Week in Roanoke
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…

Staying in Daytona Beach Shores while my roof is replaced!
Staying in Daytona Beach Shores while my roof is replaced!

Staying in Daytona Beach Shores while my roof is replaced!

My roof was damaged last year during Hurricane Irma, and I’ve been patiently waiting nearly a year to get it replaced.  While I didn’t have the extensive damage I had back in 2004 when it was last replaced, (thanks to…

Travel home from Mendoza
Travel home from Mendoza

Travel home from Mendoza

I’m jumping around a bit from the last post where we were mountain and wine touring in Mendoza, Argentina, but we’ve been quite busy since we got back.  One of the reasons we like going to South America in ‘our’…

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…

Finnair and British Airways Business Class flights home from Singapore
Finnair and British Airways Business Class flights home from Singapore

Finnair and British Airways Business Class flights home from Singapore

In this day of the Jet age, it’s amazing how you can go from one part of the world to another, literally overnight, or with our routing a couple days.  After a wonderful and quick trip to Singapore, we reversed…