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Name: RosalieAnn
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Location: Leonardtown, Maryland, USA
Join Date: January 25, 2017
Contributions: grandmar has written about 565 places, shared 4,678 photos, left 77 comments, and smiled 238 times.
Interested in: sharing travel tips and blogs
Travel Plans
Tanzania
Jun 12, 2018 – Jun 19, 2018
Trip with youngest Granddaughter
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
Just English
Interests
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
How can I say which one is the most memorable
Profile
On Virtual Tourist I was grandmaR

I was born late in 1937 but they won't let me put that without a month and day.

Travel Biography

* Born : Baltimore MD
* Parents: :Father from Silver Cliff, Colorado, professor of Anatomy in medical school. Mother born in Henderson, NC and brought up in Milbourne PA.
*Camping through the western states at age 10.
* Went to Europe at age 12 .
* College : Oberlin in Ohio - degree zoology
* Married :High School sweetheart, USNA graduate.
* 20 years as Navy wife, living in Pensacola FL, New Iberia, LA, Norfolk VA, Monterey CA, Key West FL, Folcroft, PA Greene in western RI, and southern MD .

* 1961-1971 Four Children
* Coached age group swim teams and was Co-DC of local pony club
* Taught :middle school science for 7 years
* Worked for a state OSHA in consultation and compliance for 14 years -became a Certified Industrial Hygienist
* First grandchild born in 1980. Youngest grandchild of 11 born in 2005.
* Traveled outside the US to Germany, France, Spain, Portugual, Italy (1964), Gibralter, Tangiers (1992), Victoria, British Columbia (1994), Bermuda (1995), Costa Rica, Barbados (1996), the Virgin Islands
(twice 1997), Belize, Cozumel (1998), and Toronto Canada.

* Retired :Feb 2000.

*Sailed down the ICW from Maryland to Florida and the Bahamas 2000-2001, 2001-2002 and 2003-2004
*July 2002 trip to England
*May 2004 - Dallas/Frisco and Oberlin College reunion
*October 2004 - Bermuda
*2004-2005 trip by car east coast, and New Orleans
*2007 - Ireland with grandson
*2008 March/April- Med with 2nd grandson
*2008 Nov - Panama Canal to Peru
*2009 - Baltic with granddaughter
*2010- Yellowstone and Hawaii with third grandson
*2011 - Alaska
*2012 - Australia with second granddaughter
*2013 - Caribbean with third granddaughter
*2014 - trip to Vermont and St Croix
*2015 - Costa Rica and Grenada
*2016 - River Tulip cruise, family reunion GA
heathercurry says:
Congrats on your featured blog! Loved the photos!
Posted on: Jan 27, 2018
jendara says:
Congrats on your featured blog:)
Well done my friend!!!!
Posted on: Jan 27, 2018
shavy says:
Congratulations on your featured blog Rosalie!
Posted on: Jan 27, 2018
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grandmar's Travel Blogs

Group Cruise to Hawaii
Oct 21, 2017 – Oct 24, 2017
Although I have been to Hawaii, I signed up to take a cruise with George Leppla. I've never done a group cruise before. I took…
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May 01, 2017 – May 16, 2017
Going to Florida for a visit to the State Capitol. Coming back to SC for a granddaughter's wedding …
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This blog was featured on Sunday June 25th, 2017
Apr 17, 2016 – Apr 27, 2016
I had my eye on a river cruise in the Holland to see the tulips for some time. I also wanted to revisit some of the places in t…
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This blog was featured on Friday December 29th, 2017
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grandmar's Travel Reviews

Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in San Pedro, California, USA
I wanted to see the Angels Gate Lighthouse and I thought that the best way to do that would be t…
Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in San Pedro, California, USA
The Los Angeles Harbor (San Pedro Harbor; Angel's Gate) lighthouse in San Pedro is located at th…
This review was featured on Tuesday December 5th, 2017
Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in San Pedro, California, USA
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