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Name: RosalieAnn
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Location: Leonardtown, Maryland, USA
Join Date: January 25, 2017
Contributions: grandmar has written about 492 places, shared 3,743 photos, left 58 comments, and smiled 217 times.
Interested in: sharing travel tips and blogs
Travel Plans
Selma, North Carolina, USA
May 2, 2017 – May 3, 2017
Augusta, Georgia, USA
May 3, 2017 – May 4, 2017
Tallahassee, Florida, USA
May 4, 2017 – May 7, 2017
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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
BASAIC says:
Congratulations on your Writer III Award.
Posted on: Apr 26, 2017
stefaniegreen says:
Congrats on the upgrade on the award!
Posted on: Apr 25, 2017
AdamR3723 says:
Well done for your writer award.
Posted on: Apr 25, 2017
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grandmar's Travel Blogs

Visit to Vermont 2014
Oct 08, 2014 – Oct 13, 2014
My grandson is a chef in a restaurant in Vermont. I had never been to Vermont, so we planned a trip looking at lighthouses and…
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Bermuda
Jun 29, 1963 – Nov 03, 2013
We have been to Bermuda six times - twice by plane, and four times by cruise ship
Overview 8,388 words 45 0 11
2013 - Disney Cruise with my Granddaughter
Jun 05, 2013 – Jun 22, 2013
This grandchild trip was back to back cruises on a Disney ship
Overview 11,983 words 146 0 0
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grandmar's Travel Reviews

Cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Lumberton, North Carolina, USA
We stopped for lunch at Friendlies at 11:35. I like Friendly's because I like ice cream. Bob …
Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, USA
They seemed genuinely to want us to have a good stay. Unlike a lot of Hampton Inns, this one has…
Cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Reedville, Virginia, USA
The owner used to be a menhaden spotter pilot and his wife is the daughter of a menhaden fisherm…
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