Days Inn Oyster Point
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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. ...
... gardens full of crops, fruits and vegetables. Obviously this is how colonists and Native Americans got most of their foods but we are both ready to go home and start gardens in our yards. While visiting the Jamestown settlement we were able to watch a blacksmith work with metal, see a demonstrations from a carpenter making a bench, and see a cook making 17th century bread. We even got to try on armor that colonists would have worn in ...
... all participated in a chant that was mixed with movements combined from our new family. This was a great icebreaker and helped wiggle out the stiffness in our bodies.
We found out that the slaves had to work in unison. They did this so no one was considered weak or working too slow. In order for them to learn how to work in unison, they created songs and beats to help with the timing of their work in the fields. They also used code names to let everyone know ...
... they loved being in Australia. A few minutes later when they had driven off Steve turned to me and said if they can do it so can we drive in USA. Off we drove. Of course we were not alone we had Flossie (Andrew's Tom Tom with us). We couldn't have left Philly or continued without her! We had a four and a half hour drive down the main north south highway then skirted ...
... morning ride around the base at Ft Eustis before returning to Eric and Dawn's.
As Logan and Kegan had to work, and Kylie was on a soft diet, it was just Eric, Dawn and I enjoying a great spaghetti dinner together last night.
A quiet evening with family was very rewarding. We watched the new Star Trek movie together before I headed back to my trailer for some well deserved sleep.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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