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Arrived in Virginia at 9 in the morning with only about 3 hours sleep. I had to take a couple of hour nap in order to make it through the day, but it worked. I was able to go 9 holes of golf with my Son, Eric and my Grandson, Justin this afternoon.
A wonderful dinner of steak, mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus, all prepared by my grandson.
It was a great way to start this trip. I am looking forward to a great time with the family. ...
... When I respond, instead of the normal shock you receive from people when you tell them you're biking across the country, she responds "My husband did something like that." Turns out, her husband is an avid cyclist that did a Race Across the Country. With 8 other individuals, he did a sort of relay from Oceanside, CA to somewhere in Maryland. In 5 days. WHAT. I laughed as I told her we'd be gone for 70. Eventually I arrive to Norfolk, VA. Go to baggage claim, and to ...
We woke up to rain and cold. Just a nasty day. We went to Yorktown and there is a good museum about the battle at Yorktown which was at the very end of the war. We did not get a chance to visit the battlefield due to the weather. ...
... of vessel and it forever changed the navies of the world.
On May 6, while the Union Army under General George B. McClellan was fighting the Peninsula Campaign, President Abraham Lincoln visited Fort Monroe across Hampton Roads. Recognizing the value of Norfolk, he decided on a plan to capture the city and thus eliminate the base for the CSS Virginia. On May 8, Union ships, including the USS Merrimac, and batteries on Fort Wool opened fire on the Confederate ...
... on a nearby island, then get underway for the Chesapeake Bay – taking advantage of what appeared to be an excellent near-term forecast.
The next morning, May 1, we attempted to speak to Chris on his morning SSB nets to confirm our passage planning but could not make contact. We attributed this to poor propagation that we’d heard others complaining about. But we were confident in our weather analysis and planning and ...
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