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Name: RosalieAnn
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Location: Leonardtown, Maryland, USA
Join Date: January 25, 2017
Contributions: grandmar has written about 523 places, shared 3,987 photos, left 62 comments, and smiled 228 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
spocklogic says:
Bravo on the 'Bermuda' featured blog!
Posted on: Oct 02, 2017
jendara says:
Congrats on your new featured blog:)
Well done my friend!!!!
Posted on: Oct 02, 2017
WalterC says:
Congrats on your feature!
Posted on: Oct 02, 2017
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grandmar's Travel Blogs

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
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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This blog was featured on Sunday September 3rd, 2017
Jun 29, 1963 – Nov 03, 2013
We have been to Bermuda six times - twice by plane, and four times by cruise ship
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This blog was featured on Monday October 2nd, 2017
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grandmar's Travel Reviews

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When it came time for dinner, Bob looked at the list that the hotel had and said why didn't we h…
Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, USA
We got to the Hampton Inn about 3:30 - we stopped for gas first at a convenience store called L&…
Cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Summerville, South Carolina, USA
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