Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 15, 2016 – Home Again

We awoke to temperatures in the 40s this morning when we were heading for home after a relatively short trip of just 38 days.  The drive north along the I-95 corridor … around Washington, Baltimore and Wilmington and, unfortunately, through … Continue reading

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May 14, 2016 – Chip and Debby Burt

We spent the day with my cousin Chip Burt and his wife, Debby at their Lake Anna home in Bumpass, VA. During a peaceful cruise on the beautiful 17 mile long lake with some 200 miles of shoreline we watched … Continue reading

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May 13, 2016 – Happy Birthday Debbie and the Charm of Ashland, VA

We had a rather short day on the road … passing a couple of additional colorful cars; several old barns and abandoned houses; the predictability of  many “Stars and Stripes” waving free in the wind; and perhaps not surprising, a … Continue reading

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May 12, 2016 – Hilton Head to Fayetteville/Wade, NC

Another day making our way north along I-95.  While I drove, Debbie was desperately looking for photo subjects among our otherwise boring route. Lacking anything else of interest, she found some solace in brightly colored cars blowing past us; then, … Continue reading

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May 11, 2016 – Hilton Head Beach and Electric Boat Trip at Palmetto Bluffs

This morning we took a drive around part of Hilton Head Island looking for a beach we could walk and, on the recommendation of someone we met, wound up at the Marriott Beach and Golf Resort. With an almost cloud-free … Continue reading

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May 10, 2016 – Hilton Head

Today we crashed … read and took a walk around the campground.  The highlight was a beautiful sunset afterglow!

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May 9, 2016 – Jacksonville to Hilton Head

Another generally uneventful drive north along I-95 from Florida to and on to Our limited excitement came in the form of spotting a herd of feral pigs grazing along beside the roadway a car packed so full, including the passenger … Continue reading

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May 8, 2016 – Sarasota to Jacksonville

Today’s drive north along I-75, east on I-10 and north again on I-295 and I-95 was remarkable by its lack of any interesting landscape  other than being twice passed by couples just starting out their lives together. Tonight, we’re again … Continue reading

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May 7, 2016 – Modern Pentathlon World Cup Finals

Our plans had been to attend the Amateur Sand Castle Contest on Siesta Key late this morning and then watch the Men’s Modern Pentathlon World Cup and Olympic qualification finals this afternoon.  However arriving at Siesta Beach and cruising the … Continue reading

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May 6, 2016 – Golf, Shopping and Dinner

This afternoon, Tom Briggs and I played golf at Mission Valley Country Club in Venice under the best weather conditions we’ve had since getting to Florida; clear blue skies, temperatures in the mid-70s, a light breeze and, most important, low … Continue reading

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