Monthly Archives: April 2015

April 24 – Back Home to Langhorne

We successfully timed our departure from Fredericksburg so as to be behind the DC Beltway rush hour traffic. What we did not count on were several rubbernecking events which slowed the traffic east of DC and around Baltimore. While the … Continue reading

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April 23 – Fayetteville to Fredericksburg

After fighting a nearly losing battle with a plug on our hot water tank and a waffle breakfast, courtesy of our campground’s management, we continued our trek north. Aside from another lengthy30-minute traffic delay We limped along only to discover … Continue reading

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April 22 – Hilton Head to Fayetteville

Shortly after heading north along I-95 we spotted a motor home with one of its slides extended. Assuming that the owners somehow got underway without retracting it, as we pulled alongside, Debbie tried to let the driver know what we’d … Continue reading

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April 17 – 21 – Hilton Head and Bluffton – Old Fiends and Close Cousins

Our drive from Jacksonville to Bluffton and Hilton Head was completely uneventful and unremarkable other than the pea soup fog early in the morning and a seemingly out-of-place lighthouse. While there, we reconnected with Ron and Carol Corkum … our … Continue reading

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April 16 – Amelia Island (Fernandina Beach – Lighthouse – Fort Clinch) – Kinsley Plantation

Under a cloudy sky, cooler temperatures and an often brisk breeze, we decided to take a local “road trip” to Amelia Island, Florida’s most northerly barrier island and southernmost sea islands stretching north to South Carolina. Named for Princess Amelia, … Continue reading

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April 12-15 – Big Cat Habitat – Sarasota to Jacksonville

We spent our last two days in Sarasota pretty sedentary … with Monday’s highlight a grocery run. And a visit to Big Cat Habitat, a non-profit safe haven for over 50 “big cats”, bears, and other animals in need. It … Continue reading

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April 1 – 11, 2015 – Sarasota visiting with Ken & Cheryl, Sandy & Jeff and Dick and Kate – My “Accident”

Our trip from Naples to Sarasota began in an increasingly dense fog Which, fortunately lifted by the time we reached Fort Myers where we had a short stop for some maintenance. Once settled in, we “crashed” for the balance of … Continue reading

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