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Our Unplanned Visit to Monticello – Jefferson’s Home

monticello-frontWhile traveling sometimes things don’t always go as planned.  While on a trip to Washington D.C. we had booked a tour that would take us all over the Mall and the local area. Can’t remember the tour group, but I was extremely upset to get to the pick-up location to find out that it was cancelled due to the million family march on the mall.  An email or phone call to cancel would have been nice, but we did get our money back. After much discussion, we decided to leave D.C. a day early (since there were too many people on the mall to do anything) and check out Monticello before we headed to our time share in Williamsburg.  We made the best of a bad situation and had a great time checking out the former home and plantation of our third president, Thomas Jefferson. Continue reading Our Unplanned Visit to Monticello – Jefferson’s Home

100 Years of Flight in Kitty Hawk, NC

 Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, a small city which probably wouldn’t be as famous had the Wright Brothers not chosen it to be the place they would make history. According to the website www.kittyhawk.com they state that Kitty Hawk which was once a remote area, has grown into a summer resort area and provides some of the best beach recreation on the North Carolina Coast. Continue reading 100 Years of Flight in Kitty Hawk, NC