July 4th The American Way

Fireworks

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July 4th, we headed out to Manassas, VA, just because. It was a cute little town that went all our for Independence Day, but I assume most American towns do. This is one of those trees in blossom. The Welcome

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Alexandria, Washington, Springfield


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Wednesday July  1st., we decided to head to Alexandria, VA and we didn’t even wear red and white, shame on us! It was a beautiful little town. We started on this cute little residential street. Then I found a great

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Hospital Adventure


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So yesterday we went to Fairfax Hospital to emergency around 7:30 am as Dr. Hashemi was operating there that day. Within 20 to 30 minutes, we had, and when I say we, I mean Ron, an X-ray, blood work, ECG

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Race Day


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Actually,  Race Day was yesterday but we have been a little busy since then.  More on that later! Ron didn’t sleep well, so he was up early to eat and get his body ready for the , 20 km loop

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WPFG 2015 in Fairfax Virginia


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So, two years ago we were in Ireland for the World Police Fire Games, where Ron participated in the Mountain Bike Event.  Because we could drive this year, he decided to participate in both the Mountain Bike and Road Cycle

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Last Day in Ireland


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Well, today was our last full day in Ireland and I have to say it will be hard to leave. We have really not seen near enough of this wonderful place but what we have seen has been remarkable. Today

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More of Dublin City


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Today was another day of exploring Dublin City.  There is just so much to see! Ron really wanted to do the Guinness Tour so we had to go back. We took the Dart again to Pearce St. and started walking

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Dublin City


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After a hearty breakfast with homemade jams, scrambled eggs, soda bread, white bread and lemon cake (they love their breads here) we drove to the train depot.  It was about 5 minutes from the B&B and we could park there

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All About Old in Newrange/Trim/Monasterboice


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We got back to the B&B so late last night that I didn’t get a chance to blog.  So I will be doing yesterday and today. For those two people who are reading this, I apologize! LOL Yesterday entailed a

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Galway and Retail Therapy


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Didn’t have the greatest sleep last night.  This B&B was really noisy.   But, they did have a very good breakfast. After breakfast, we drove to Galway City Centre not knowing what would be open as, believe it or not,

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Leaving Rostrevor and Arriving in Galway


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Our last night in Rostrevor, we drove to Warrenpoint. Ron, of course, wanted to celebrate his Gold Medal win. He wore his medal to dinner! We went to the Whistledown Hotel. This was the view of where I was sitting.

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World Police Fire Games Mountain Bike Race Augsut 3rd


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Well, today was the big day.  Ron was pumped and his tyres were pumped! He was up early showered and eating porridge by 7:30.  He was not too nervous but anxious for the day to start and race to begin.

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