Category Archives: Travel

In happier news…

I’m binge shopping for this conference. I’m realizing the rolling suitcase I got is probably too big to comfortably fit under an airline seat, regardless of what they say in the description, so a smaller rolling tote is coming and … Continue reading

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351 days til the return

350 days if I chicken out over trying to drive on Friday the 3rd of July and get a hotel on the 2nd. Another wonderful escape to the Outer Banks is coming to a close, and once again, I have … Continue reading

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Some things don’t change, even at the beach

Much like at home, I recognize the dogs in the neighborhood long before I recognize the people.  Some are the same as last year, some new. On the other side of the circle, there is a little sand-colored dog at one … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Wrap Up

I know – you’ve been sitting and refreshing the page for days, waiting for my last day of antics in Williamsburg!  Well, here we go. It was a pretty leisurely day, which was good considering that this trip also confirmed … Continue reading

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Williamsburg, Day 2 – the rest

So, after Great Hopes Plantation, it was definitely time for lunch, so I popped into Shield’s Tavern. Crayfish and shrimp stew and beef pasties (think colonial empanadas) absolutely hit the spot.  Honestly, I was kicking myself that I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Williamsburg, Day 2 – Great Hopes Plantation

So, Tuesday was a really long day, so this is going to be split into multiple pieces. Normally when I go to Williamsburg, I just wander around fairly aimlessly for a couple days, I see what I see, eat a … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for Chownings Tavern

Yes, this one gets it’s own post.  My second day in Williamsburg I headed to Chownings Tavern for dinner and had a terrific time.  Flight of ale – check.  Welsh Rarebit – check.  Salty Virginia Ham on top?  Check.  Enough … Continue reading

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