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St Augustine

Christmas Lights We continue our tradition of non-traditional Thanksgiving celebrations. Florida makes a great getaway from the grey days of late fall in Virginia. The weather is still warm, the sun is bright, and the sunsets take ages. We chose St Augustine to visit. On the Atlantic, it’s basically the oldest city in the United …

Riviera Maya

Hard Rock Riviera Maya Joy and I took a wonderful vacation to the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in June. I absolutely loved the lagoon setting. Joy did not, saying it was not a real beach. I think the sandy shore with chairs and gently lapping waves qualifies. I also loved the schools of fish, …