Durham Skyland Magnuson Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- Swimming pool
- Microwave in room
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During the past two weeks, I have had numerous retirement gatherings. I received many plaques, gifts, and well wishes. Today at 10:30am, I officially left Turf Care and retired. I dressed up for the occasion by wearing my Hawaiian shirt. Sheila suggested I wear shorts and flip flops, but that was pushing the envelope. Today, Dave Pahl, Dave Knight, and the Reliability group gave me a going away lunch. It was a great time. I received a very ...
Johnnie and I arrived at the airport and said our goodbyes to family. We made it through check in and security in record time and have lots of time to spare. The terminal is quiet so it wouldn't take much for me to take a nap. I fear that people watching will keep me from sleep though. Right now our flight is on time and it will be late when we arrive in LA for our connector to Brisbane. I can't wait to see ...
... off trail and headed up a short ways to old magazine that was used to store explosives. The thick stone walls would absorb much of the blast if they were to accidentally detonate. From here, we headed to the old homestead where Joe was born and lived the first eight years of his life. There wasn’t much left of the homestead, but we could see an old, dying walnut tree near where his house had been. He used to ...
After a few too many references to tea parties and militias, it was time to get out of Williamsburg. So we headed south to Chapel Hill, where we landed at the home of our dear friends, Jim and Heather (and their lovely daughters, Sydney and Leah). Neela had wiggled her tooth so incessantly that she nearly lost her thumb instead. But finally all of that industriousness paid off, and we had a gleefully ...
A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.
~ Lao Tzu
Today, Will and I were good travelers. No fixed plans. No intent on arriving. Anywhere.
Two hard core days of being road warriors took a bit of a toll on the youngest member of our merry band of wanderers. New people, new places, new foods, new places to sleep.
That's a whole lotta New for a guy who thrives on routine. Not to say that he's not a quick adaptor -- quite ...