Two weeks ago I visited Gettysburg with a group of friends. It was on my summer field trip list but it wasn't feeling like summer by the time I went. We reserved a personal tour guide for our van. It felt like luxury. He drove and talked. We listened. And we got out to walk … Continue reading Four-Score and .. Really, two weeks ago.
I'm still on the topic of fall break. (I surely know how to use my vacation days well.) Well, here we are at our final destination: Longwood Gardens. I have heard of this place for some time now so it was about time to go. Started as a Quaker home, turned forest, turned wealthy summer … Continue reading Longwood Gardens: a Photo Essay
A week ago I was returning to work from fall break. What did I do for fall break? Oh, lots. I already told you about my weekend in New York and a post is coming about our trip to Longwood Gardens, but right in the middle, I went to Washington D.C. My friend Allison flew … Continue reading 48 Hours in Washington D.C.
Six years ago, when I first moved to New York City, I blogged about 10 things worth stumbling into here. This weekend, I spent three full days in New York visiting friends again and I thought perhaps it was time to update my list. Here's the new and improved 10 things worth stumbling into, now that … Continue reading 10 Things Worth Stumbling into in NYC
What's the stupidest thing you ever bought or took home as a souvenir? Something that makes you roll your eyes now, or you possibly have already thrown away. For me, it's this little Vietnamese doll key chain. It's too big to use, and yet, I still have it! I've also finally decided that I don't … Continue reading Souvenirs Worth Buying