Years ago, before I blogged, I had what I assumed was a once in a lifetime opportunity. It was something that I had never really thought about doing and I am not sure I knew anyone else who had ever done this unless they lived in DC metro. I had the chance to attend a Presidential Inauguration. Although I’ve thought… Read More
Top Priorities for My Mom’s First Visit to DC
I’m pretty lucky in that I get to travel and see some of the country’s best sights. A few times in the past year, I’ve spent time in the Washington, DC metro area. I know I get a chance to go to the U.S. Capitol more than most and I’ve had the chance to see several things that may be… Read More
The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift for Both Her & Me!
Every year as Mother’s Day approaches, there is that pondering of gifts we all go through. It isn’t that we really think buying our moms something is what they want, but we all want to show our moms how incredibly special they are to us. That’s why I was so happy to have a good idea early. Turned out it… Read More
My First Visit to The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in DC
When I had the chance to tour the White House at the holidays, I decided there were a few other sights that I hadn’t seen that had been calling my name. I had to make time to do a few places on the mall. And though I had thought I’d write the posts in order that I visited them, today,… Read More
I Had a White House Birthday Celebration This Year!
This year I had another birthday to remember! I’ve mentioned before how much I enjoy having a variety of experiences on my birthdays having celebrated quietly with dear family and friends, marked my birthday pheasant hunting in California or getting my hands hennaed in India. This year, I wasn’t sure how I would spend the day. I had considered traveling to… Read More
Amazing Day of Travel — Lots of Memphis Love Along the Way
This morning I headed to the airport for the first trek out of town since the water started really rising. It was one of those days where I was running (or at least fast-walking) from the time I got out of bed til I sat in my seat. Once I was able to breathe, I asked for a cup of… Read More