Category Archives: Travel (Non-moto)

A Day in Chicago

A little sightseeing in Chicago on a day off from work: The leaves are already starting to change. Our day included a walk in Millenium Park, which has the Cloud Gate (aka “the bean”), and the very strange crown fountain … Continue reading

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White House West Wing

Here are a few pics from our visit to the White House a few weeks ago. A friend who just happens to be an officer in the Navy had a very special promotion ceremony that was held in the Vice … Continue reading

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2016 Ski Park City UT

I got to go skiing at Park City UT again this year, and it was just as fun. An annual trip would be fine by me. I’ve only gotten three days on the slopes this season so far, but given … Continue reading

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Ski Park City UT

Took a ski trip with some friends to the Park City and Canyons ski resorts in Utah last week. This is the first time I’ve skied out west, and I am now officially spoiled forever. All the talk is true, … Continue reading

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Birthdays, and Hiking the Gold Creek Trail, Kitsap Penninsula, WA

We flew out to the pacific northwest this last weekend for what was probably the most fun weekend ever. (A bit of hyberbole, maybe, but its always exciting to be able to visit friends who live far away.) Even the … Continue reading

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Jamaican Vacation

This year, we found ourselves with the rather unusual obligation (yes, obligation) to travel to Jamaica for work. (I know, twist my arm, “you mean we have to go on-site in Jamaica? Well, if we HAVE too.”) Anyway, we decided … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Ok, belated Thanksgiving. What can I say?, we’ve been working, and then traveling for the Holiday, so I haven’t had much to post. As usual, we spent a bunch of time in the car, which I am hesitant to complain … Continue reading

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Wedding

We drove to Florida this last weekend for Katrina’s wedding. It took us about 11 hours on Thursday driving down, and about the same coming back on Monday, which is about as fast as that trip can go when driving … Continue reading

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Hydrovision 2010

We drove down to Charlotte, NC yesterday to check out the exhibition hall at the Hydrovision 2010 conference/trade-show. It was definitely worth the trip, and we came away having a reinforced perception that almost no-one does small hydro. Meaning, very … Continue reading

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Syracuse in the Summer…

…can actually be very nice. We’re usually only there in the winter, when its pretty miserable. This weekend was filled with family, friends, good weather, and a lot of time in the car. Happy 80th Birthday Grandpa, and Happy 57th … Continue reading

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Virginia Creeper Trail

There was an added twist to our trip to the Lake House this weekend. We took a fun, family outing to Damascus, VA to ride mountain bikes down the Virginia Creeper Trail. We rented the bikes and took a shuttle … Continue reading

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Florida Vacation

Kevin and I spent the last six days in Florida attending the wedding of two very good friends, visiting friends and family, and generally having an awesome time. Congrats Nic and Brandy!

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2009 Blog Post

Since I am snowed in today, I figure its time to update this space a little bit. I’m sorry I’ve been too busy to blog; I realize I haven’t posted anything here since March.  However, just for fun, and given … Continue reading

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Congrats Andrew and Cassie!

Kevin and I flew to West Palm Beach, FL last weekend to attend the wedding of our very good friends Andrew and Cassie. The wedding was beautiful and we had a blast visiting with so many of our friends; the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

The Christmas tree at Grandma and Grandpa’s: Grandpa getting well deserved coal for Christmas: Kevin, me and Lilly, and Beth:

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Weather for Syracuse NY….

…looks pretty much like it always does. Should make driving later this week interesting. How exciting:

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More Happy Thanksgiving

Da, Kevin, Uncle Ron, Mum, and Me – Yesterday afternoon:)

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Thanksgiving in FL

I’ve had not one, but two bountiful thanksgiving meals with family here in FL. Its really just too warm here; the house got so warm today we had to open the windows and doors and sit outside by the pool … Continue reading

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Hiking Mt. LeConte

Mt. Leconte is one of the highest peaks in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. It is also home to the unique and famous mountain top destination of LeConte Lodge, were you can spend the night near the peak at … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Camping Trip

There are many great motorcycling roads in this part of the country that are just too far away from home for day or weekend ride. Since I had both July 3rd and 4th off from work, Kevin and I decided … Continue reading

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We’re back

Ok, we made it home safe and sound, and life is slowly but surely returning to normal. I am not going to write a long blog post right now, but its safe to say that Kevin and I had a … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Show

Ok, I finally have time to share the fun events from last weekend. Kevin and I went to see the last stop of the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show on Saturday, which was held in the Georgia World Congress Center … Continue reading

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