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What can you say about one of the most beautiful islands in the world that hasn’t already been said? We just came back after spending a week in the Hamilton Princess in Bermuda. It’s been a long time since we were there—maybe 25 years or so. But it is as stunningly beautiful as ever.  There […]

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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

After leaving Roanoke we headed out to Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. The park is relatively small, very impressive and (of course) commemorates the surrender of the South and the end of the 4 years of U.S. Civil War.  The U.S. Civil War was arguably the world’s first modern war. People often forget just […]

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Off to Roanoke, VA

It’s been a while. Still recovering from 7 weeks in Bordeaux, and getting things up to date at home. But we are on the road again. For a weekend trip we headed out to Roanoke VA. Among other things we wanted to travel along the Skyline Drive, see more of the Shenandoah Valley and finally, […]

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