## ODonnellWeb – Tag Travel

Petersburg VA Battlefield

Posted on 09/01/2018 in misc • Tagged with Travel, History, Richmond, Virginia

Photo of Petersburg Battlefield

My son and I visited Petersburg National Battlefield yesterday. Visiting a civil war battlefield with a civil war expert makes the experience much better. I highly recommend it. Petersburg was basically Lee's last stand that turned into a 9 month siege in which Grant bet (correctly) that he could outlast …

Continue reading

Charlottesville You Suck At Brunch

Posted on 07/22/2018 in misc • Tagged with Travel, Business

Devil's Backbone

We had an overnight to the beach planned for this weekend, but Mother Nature had other ideas so at the last minute I canceled on the beach and booked a room at Wintergreen resort in the Virginia mountains. Wintergreen is primarily a ski resort, however we had fun tubing down …

Continue reading


Posted on 05/21/2018 in misc • Tagged with Travel

Kansas City
View from the top of the WWI Memorial

The real destination for this trip was Springfield, MO, where my daughter was graduating from college. (She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Honors College with an Animal Science degree and Equine Science minor. If you are reading this and hire Animal …

Continue reading

Star City

Posted on 03/18/2018 in misc • Tagged with Travel

Star City - photo credit https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Roanoke_star.jpg

I was thinking last month that Roanoke may be the last major city we had not visited in Virginia. Roanoke has a major St. Patrick's Day party downtown.

Problem solved. Roanoke has been removed from the list of places in VA that we had not visited.I guess we can …

Continue reading

Hollywood Cemetery - Richmond VA

Posted on 01/20/2018 in misc • Tagged with Travel, Richmond

The Iron Dog
The Confederate Memorial

So far 2018 has been bitterly cold in Richmond. Today was a glorious 63 degrees F and sunny. I was a good boy this AM and went to the gym, then watched Purdue just destroy Iowa at their arena. That's 3 straight Big 10 blowouts, 2 on …

Continue reading

Henry Rollins - Just Travel Dammit

Posted on 01/15/2018 in misc • Tagged with Travel

Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins rolled through town last night on his new spoken word tour, which is actually a slide show of photos he has taken on his extensive world travels. He shows a photo, starts talking about the story behind the photo, and before you know it he has talked for …

Continue reading