I suppose it’s about time for my much delayed review of last month’s April’s Texas adventures. Things have been a bit weird in Chez Jane this month for ages now, but I really have no excuse for not putting this together sooner besides inertia. Ah, the power of procrastination. I’ve had this review 80% complete […]Read more "Tween-Fest 2015"
The Virginia Renaissance Faire (VARF) is a fabulous family-oriented festival, now in its 14th season. The “little faire that could” has grown from a small traveling show to a spring mainstay at Lake Anna Winery in Spotsylvania, where they now draw upwards of 20,000 patrons over their 5 week run. The first thing you will […]Read more "Event Review-Virginia Renaissance Faire 2015"
For those who think this is outside my blog’s purview, I want to point out that it is technically about travel. I might not have traveled far, but, if you count shanks mare, it even involves two different modes of transportation. So there. I need to get my butt in gear and make some desperately […]Read more "Galaxy Jane Cruises On Rollerblades: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Skinned Knees"
The Church Hill Irish Festival just wrapped up its 30th year in Richmond, Virginia and is holding its own in a city that seems to have a food or cultural festival for every week of the year. Usually held the weekend after Saint Patrick’s Day, it has grown from a small fundraiser for the local […]Read more "Event Review: Church Hill Irish Festival – March 21-22, 2015"
On the evening of January 23rd, 2015, round about 6PM, I settled myself in for 24 butt-numbing hours of things man was not meant to wot of. Yes my friend, can your heart stand the shocking facts of…B-FEST 2015? What is a B-Fest, one might (legitimately) ask? It’s an annual 24 hour celebration of all […]Read more "B-Fest 2015 – Crap Happens"
So we got offered an excellent (for Great Wolf) deal on a loft suite as part of a homeschool group booking. We were very excited to finally be able to take the kids and saved it as a surprise for them during the gloomy (and as it turned out, unusually frigid and snowy) days of […]Read more "Great Wolf Lodge, Williamsburg, VA February 16-19, 2015"
Without further ado, here’s my (as always, long-winded and parenthetical) travelogue and review of our recent trip. Six people on a 10 day adventure, traveling by planes, trains and automobiles, in a very large circle that took us from Virginia, to New York, over the Atlantic Ocean, to the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, on […]Read more "CRUISE REVIEW – CARNIVAL SPLENDOR, NYC – SAN JUAN, OCT 24th – NOV 1st, 2014"