Four-Score and .. Really, two weeks ago.

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…

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48 Hours in Washington D.C.

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…

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Meeting in the Middle: Pittsburgh

Last October my dear sister Vanessa turned 25 and it was decided that this was worthy of a little celebration, so I drove west and my female family members drove east, with the exception of my sister-in-law, as she was weeks from her due date.  With all this driving, we met up in Pittsburgh.  My…

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Baltimore by Day

International travel is my favorite, but sometimes I think I need a trip and I don’t have a whole week or $1K to spend. That’s when I’m glad I live in eastern Pennsylvania. One of the best things about eastern PA is it’s proximity to other places. I live 5 minutes from the toll road,…

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My Maine Lesson

Lately I’ve been trying to learn a little bit about letting go.  Not the full on Disney version, but the real life, adult version, the kind where you say ‘yes’ to things without knowing exactly how they’ll turn out.  So, when some friends invited me on an extended weekend trip to the New England States,…

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