Top 5 Memorable Places I Want to Visit Again

We have been blessed, and have been able to travel quite a bit. Not as much as we would like, but definitely more than a lot of people I know. No matter where we go, or how long we are there, it never seems to be enough time. I always leave sad and wanting more time to explore and learn to appreciate what the country, city or area has to offer. Sadly a week, or even two weeks is not enough. While we have traveled a lot, there have been a few places that grabbed me, and I find myself day-dreaming about being able to visit again one day.  Today, I want to visit these 5 cities and countries again.  There is so much more to see and do  🙂  Continue reading “Top 5 Memorable Places I Want to Visit Again”

Feel the Power Still Present at the National Archives Bldg in D.C.

National ArchivesBeen thinking a lot about Veteran’s Day this year and all those whom have served in one of the branches of our Armed Forces. This may be due to the craziness of the heated presidential election, but either way I have been feeling extremely thankful for those who had served as well as their families. I have also been thinking about some of the more patriotic and historical places I have been and how much they have touched me. I really enjoyed our visit to Fort McHenry, but there was something enormously special about the National Archives Building we visited during a trip to our National Capitol in Washington D.C. It was one of those experiences which I will never forget.   Continue reading “Feel the Power Still Present at the National Archives Bldg in D.C.”

Ellis Island – Island of Hope or Island of Tears?

Ellis Island SignWhile on our trip to New Jersey and New York we made a trip to Ellis Island. I knew it would be an interesting and enlightening visit, but I was shocked at how thought-provoking it would be.  We got off the boat and made our way to the main building (just like many immigrants that landed in New York would. Continue reading “Ellis Island – Island of Hope or Island of Tears?”