Month: March 2017

Hop on Hop off, Paul Revere, Boston, Massachesettes – 3/30/2017

March 30, 2017 (Thursday) Woke up to SUNSHINE! It’s been so long since we’ve seen sunshine, we had almost forgot what it looked like. BEAUTIFUL! We were both anxious to get out into it we decided to get our breakfast

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JFK Library, State House, Boston, Massachusetts – 3/29/2017

March 29, 2017 (Wednesday) I guess I must have been excited to see Boston because I sure didn’t sleep well. Good thing I had a nice nap yesterday afternoon. We got up, had our breakfast and coffee, and then headed

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The Breakers, Newport, RI – 3/28/2017

March 28, 2017 (Tuesday) Got up to rain and grey (again). We decided to postpone going into Boston until the weather is a tad bit nicer, or at least a little warmer. We opted to go see “The Breakers” house

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Newport, RI – 3/26-27/2017

March 26-27, 2017 (Sunday and Monday) We mostly just sat, lazed and grazed. We did go out once to Walmart to try to get some medications refilled. We are really enjoying our own coffee and food, even though the kitchen

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Vanderbilt Mansion, FDR (again) to Newport, RI – 3/25/2017

March 25, 2017 (Saturday) Happy 28th Anniversary! Went by so fast. Too fast. We moved out of our “home” and left around 8:30 AM. We headed down the road a little bit and got a McDonald’s breakfast. We would have

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New York Capitol, FDR Presidential Library, Culinary Institute of America – 3/24/2017

March 24, 2017 (Friday) So we were in our hotel “home” and looking at distances from here to there, and just generally doing research on where we want to go. While we were doing some research, it revealed that the

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Trenton, NJ to Highland, NY – 3/23/2017

March 23, 2017 (Thursday) Another very cold day (29 degrees when we got to our car). We got up and going around 10:00 AM. Our first stop was next door at the Wawa Station to get coffee and breakfast. After

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Cheesecake Factory, Cherry Hill, NJ – 3/22/2017

March 22, 2017 (Wednesday) Cold, cold, and more cold! Our original plan was to get up and go to Trenton, New Jersey to tour the Capitol. We were so tired we both decided to just be lazy and work on

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Harrisburg, PA to Mount Laurel, NJ – 3/21/2017

March 21, 2017 (Tuesday) We got up and drove the few miles to the State Capitol. It was a lovely drive and went close to the river where we saw statues and other fun things. We figured we would get

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Fallingwater, PA to Harrisburg, PA – 3/20/2017

March 20, 2017 (Monday) Great way to spend the first day of spring! The only bad thing was getting up at 7:00 AM (we are retired you know). Had to be out and on the road by 8:00 AM and

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Rockville, MD to Flight 93 Memorial to Donegal, PA – 3/19/2017

March 19, 2017 (Sunday) Slept well and slept longer than we both thought we would. When we woke up from the Radisson, we both thought it was around 7:30 AM. Turned out to be 9:30 AM. Checkout was 11:00 AM

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Pope-Leighey House, Mt Vernon, Arlington Cemetery to Rockville, MD – 3/18/2017

March 18, 2017 (Saturday) We had a really busy day today. First off, we checked out of our “home” in Williamsburg a day early, before 8:00 AM. We decided to leave a day early because we wanted to see more

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Williamsburg, VA – 3/13-17/2017

Mike here – I have given Edie a little time off.  We lazed and grazed for the week, caught up on several things we’ve been dragging with us; got the car serviced; tried to finish the taxes, not quite yet.

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Edgar Alan Poe Museum, Richmond, VA – 3/12/2017

March 12, 2017 (Sunday) Didn’t sleep well in the squeaky bed, plus woke up with a headache. Keep telling Michael we’re on a tight schedule and we can’t afford to get sick or have anything happen. Got up early and

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Williamsburg, VA – 3/11/2017

March 11, 2017 (Saturday) Lazy day. Lazed and grazed. We went out to go to Walmart to try to get one of Michael’s prescriptions refilled, but found he was out of refills and has to wait until Monday to call

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Washington DC – 3/10/2017

March 10, 2017 (Friday) Long day! I didn’t sleep all that well, even though the bed was so comfy and warm. I woke up at around 5:45 AM, even before the alarm was supposed to go off at 6:00 AM.

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Dover, DE; Annapolis, MD – 3/9/2017

March 9, 2017 (Thursday) Slept really well. The bed was comfortable and the room was pretty quiet (at least for me). We got up and putzed around. Michael worked on the blog and I watched television. I thought Michael had

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Washington, DC – 3/8/2017

March 8, 2017 (Wednesday) What an awesome day! We got up early, had our breakfast (cereal and coffee) and then left at around 8:30 AM. The drive today was from Williamsburg, Virginia to Washington, DC – about 150 miles. I

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Raleigh, NC Capitol and Cheesecake Factory – 3/7/2017

March 7, 2017 (Tuesday) We were supposed to get up and get moving by 9:00 AM, but we stalled a little and didn’t get going until almost 10:00 AM. The weather was warm but a little overcast. The drive today

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Williamsburg, Virginia – 3/6/2017

TIMESHARE PRESENTATION (AGAIN) March 6, 2017 (Monday) We’re tired and it was hard to get up early to get to the timeshare presentation in time (9:15 AM) over at another Wyndham resort –  about a five minute drive away. We

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Beckley, WV to Wiliamsburg, VA – 3/5/2017

March 5, 2017 (Sunday) We got up and left at about 9:15 AM. We went downstairs and had a small breakfast in the lobby. Yesterday, after we had left Pam’s house, she had texted and said we really should try

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Lexington, KY to Beckley, WV – 3/4/2017

  March 4, 2017 (Saturday) The hotel (Days Inn) was pretty loud and both Michael and I didn’t get a really good night’s sleep. We were, however, grateful for the comfortable bed and hot shower. We got up and left

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Fairfield Glade, TN to Lexington, KY Capitol and Cheesecake Factory – 3/3/2017

March 3, 2017 (Friday) We checked out at around 9:15 AM and headed out, after eating cereal and having our wonderful Michael made coffee. It was a little chilly but blue skies and quite lovely (in the low 40’s). The

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Fairfield Glade, TN – 2/25/2017-3/2/2017

February 25- March 2, 2017 (Saturday through Thursday) Lazy days. We’re both tired. We did, however, get roped into another timeshare presentation on Saturday. When we checked in and went to the “parking pass people,” we told them we had

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