What’s taller than the Statue of Liberty? But shorter than the Empire State Building and the Washington Monument? It's shaped like the Washington Monument. It’s the tallest in the world at 42 stories. That’s not much to go on. There are only 4 in the world. And this one is in the United States. But … Continue reading What Is This?
While chatting on the beach with my sister-in-law this summer, she asked me if I “HAD” to see Hamilton, the musical. I was confused by the question and I asked her to repeat it. I told her I didn’t HAVE to see it and had no plans to. I think she was surprised. I’m sure … Continue reading For Hamilton Fans
"I've been looking at places to visit this summer or before year end and I would definitely love to visit Savannah. HOWEVER, I know I would have to cross the big Talmadge Bridge to get from upstate SC to that area. I have a bridge fear thus my last visit to the Charleston area was … Continue reading Summer I-95 Road Trip – South Carolina
Not long ago, I read an old request on a travel message board. A woman was looking for route suggestions to avoid driving over the Delaware Memorial Bridge – which connects Delaware and New Jersey over the Delaware River – the same river George Washington crossed 70 miles upstream. Having been over the bridge many, … Continue reading My Imaginary Summer Road Trip Begins This Week
I overuse the word “awesome.” Not only that, I misuse it. All the time. According to dictionary.com, AWESOME is an adjective meaning, causing or inducing awe; inspiring an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, or fear: an awesome sight. exhibiting or marked by awe; showing reverence, admiration or fear. Slang. Very impressive: That new white convertible … Continue reading Really Awesome
I was standing on Potomac Plaza at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD when I took this picture. High on this elevated, immense open space taking in the expansive view of the Potomac River ahead and Washington, DC to the north will make anyone feel like Queen or King of the mountain. Being … Continue reading Views from National Harbor