## ODonnellWeb – Tag Travel

Lewis Peak Hike and Camping Trip

Posted on 06/11/2017 in misc • Tagged with Hikes, Travel, Camping

Lewis Peak 1

I talked my wife into camping with me this weekend. This is a big deal because the last time she agreed to camp was 1999. That trip was a bit of a fiasco as we weathered the worse thunderstorm I've ever camped in, and we had a 5 year ...

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Dickey Ridge Hike

Posted on 04/09/2017 in misc • Tagged with Travel, Fredericksburg, Hikes

Dickey Ridge View

It was another glorious weekend, so another opportunity to get out and do something outdoors. I have new hiking shoes courtesy of Santa, so today seemed seemed like a good today to give them a test run with a relatively easy 5.3 mile hike starting and ending at the ...

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Daytrip to Solomons Island, MD

Posted on 04/02/2017 in misc • Tagged with Travel, Fredericksburg

Solomons Bridge

With a 65 degree, blue sky day and nothing pressing to do at home, I decided it was a good day to get out and explore. Perusing Google Maps and a few Day trips from DC articles that Google delivered, I decided on Solomons Island, MD as the day's ...

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Stratford Hall and George Washington's Birthplace

Posted on 11/21/2016 in misc • Tagged with History, Virginia, Travel


Our original plan for Saturday was to drive up to Gettysburg and do a 9 mile battlefield hike. Then my son remembered that 11/19 was Remembrance Day (anniversary of the Gettysburg Address), and neither one of us was looking to deal with a crowd. So we stayed close to ...

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New Orleans Trip Review

Posted on 11/07/2016 in misc • Tagged with Travel, New_Orleans

In an effort to find something to focus on that is not the hellish circus that is tomorrow's election, I'm going to write up a review of our time in New Orleans.

We actually started the trip in Springfield, MO for parents weekend at Missouri State. It's ...

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How Ghost Stories Get Started

Posted on 11/03/2016 in misc • Tagged with Travel, New_Orleans

Lalaurie House

Our first night in New Orleans we did a Drunk History tour. It was a two hour walking tour of the more macabre side of French Quarter history, with stops at bars to refill anytime anybody in the group needed a drink.

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