Heading Home! . . . . . . . .

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~The alternative to a vacation is to stay home and tip every third person you see~ Author Unknown As you can see below from our car’s navigator (8/25), we’re wrapping up our trip so this will be our last blog! …

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Things Presidential. . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Ever since our first visit to a presidential library (Nixon’s in Yorba Linda, CA), we’ve had the goal of visiting as many presidential libraries as possible. The best things about visiting the presidential libraries are learning about: -The President’s family and …

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wHaT’s tHiS? . . . . . . . . .pArT tHrEe

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1.  What’s this:Pick one: a.  This Cub Scout uniform belonged to someone who really knew how to light a fire. b.  He was the son of a Navy admiral who commanded the U.S. Fleet during the Tonkin Gulf incident in the Vietnam …

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wHaT’s tHiS? . . . . . . . . . pArT tWo. . . .

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1.  wHaT’s tHiS?  Pick one: a.  These decorative rings are at the front of a local New London shopping mall. b.  The rings are 10 feet and 42 feet in diameter, respectively. c. These  two rings mirror the diameters of the …

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wHaT’s tHiS? . . . . . . . . .pArT oNe. . .

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1.  wHaT’s tHiS? Pick one: a.  Adding water would make this a little more meaningful. b.  The Air Force should get out of the bathing sign business. c.  This is a sign near our 4th Cliff one bedroom efficiency. Answer:  All of the above. …

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“Louise, we only have 1 day left in DC and. . . . . . . . . . . guess what we forgot to do?”

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With one day left in the D.C. area prior to heading to our next adventure, we discovered we never did visit one of the most important sites in the D.C. area. . . . .Arlington National Cemetery! Read on . …

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What does Alex Haley have in common with. . . . . . . . . .Annapolis?

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  Annapolis? Alex Haley?  June 24th was a BEAUTIFUL Tuesday.  .  .and it also marked “a week to go” until we leave this great Alexandrian experience. “BEAUTIFUL Tuesday” and our Annapolis visit, occurred at the same time – by design. Since both …

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One Great Memorial Day Weekend!

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If you had a chance to read our blog on Hickory Hill (RFK’s compound), you’ll remember we spent the Memorial Day weekend seeing various sites around DC with Kathleen and Roger, who are close friends of my sister Shelley. Even …

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Power Grab or Walter Mitty???

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Power Grab or Walter Mitty??? Read on!        *********************************** Well, I never would have believed it, but I was collecting some pictures for a blog summarizing our transit from San Diego to Alexandria. . .and discovered something!  There seemed to be …

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RFK’s Hickory Hill Compound-A Little Known Fact!!!

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When I hear the phrase, “Here’s a little known fact”. . . I’m cued in to a possible “Blogworthy” story- Read on!                                                          ************************************** Before we get to the “little known fact”, here’s some background- Prior to our trip, which …

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