Scenes from D.C.: The Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial

6th Jan, 2015

After visiting the Petersen house, and indulging in an absurdly expensive lunch, I headed to the National Mall.…

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Ford’s Theater and the Petersen House, Washington D.C. (Where President Lincoln Was Shot and Died)

5th Jan, 2015

  I should be perfectly honest here: I didn’t intend to go to visit the home where Lincoln…

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and Mt. Jacinto State Park

4th Feb, 2014

  For years, my aunt has tried to persuade me to move to California. Her tactic has been…

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Joshua Tree National Park, California

16th Jan, 2014

- Joshua Tree National Park is about a 90 minute drive from Palm Springs, which is totally fine…

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Driving through Kansas: Pioneer Bluffs, Cottonwood Falls, and The Tallgrass Prairie

4th Oct, 2011

Note: Since my posts are generally too wordy, I decided to see what happened when I made something…

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The Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour

28th Jul, 2011

As a lover of bargains, history, and little old men in uniforms, I can safely say that one…

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The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island: Part II

13th Jul, 2011

(Yesterday I told the tale of how I visited the Statue of Liberty. This post continues where that…

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The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island: Part I

12th Jul, 2011

(Note: Due to length, I’ve split up my coverage of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island into…

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