Thanksgiving is coming up in America, which is officially the start of the season for traveling home to visit family for the holidays. But how can you know exactly what to pack so you have the gear you need to stay sane when your family is driving you crazy and still have room left for … Continue reading What’s in My Suitcase For The Holidays?
What does it even mean to be American? Why are Americans so patriotic? I think that people confuse American patriotism for what it may mean in some other countries. Americans don't rush out in droves on Independence Day to eat cotton candy and play with sparklers at a cookout because they agree with everything the … Continue reading Independence Day
Ever return home from a great vacation only to realize your jeans don't fit you anymore? Ever have a hike up a mountain planned for the end of your trip, only to realize you let your fitness go during your adventure and now that easy hike feels next to impossible? Don't worry. You can have … Continue reading Miracle Equipment Free Vacation Workouts So You Feel Like The Breathtaking Views!
Thanks to my combined knowledge of travel and my own city, I think I do a pretty good job of showing people around this place. There's a lot to see, and sadly I think most visitors never step foot beyond Capitol Hill and the National Mall, so they really only get a sense of the … Continue reading A D.C. Travel Guide for People Who Love Art
The world of travel isn't set up with people who have mobility limits in mind, but I've finally found the perfect solutions for me and I'm hoping they'll help you too. Struggling to Accept That I am Disabled and Need an Aid Some disabilities I can pretty much handle, like Dyslexia. Sure, it's a problem, … Continue reading 5 Hacks to Make Traveling with A Disability Pain Free
Its that time of year again! <a href="www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org">The Cherry Blossom Festival</a> is in full swing now. Full of dancing, food, and other entertainment, it is the highlight of any Spring D.C. tourists visit. I am so lucky, to live in D.C. To be able to walk around campus,or down the street, and see the treasured … Continue reading Cherry Blossoms in Bloom for The DC Festival
One of the joys of the holidays is to spend time with the people you love. Unfortunately, in my case at least, the people I love live far away from where I live. This weekend's trip, in particular, involved taking a full day car trip to visit. Roadtrip Entertainment Of course that's prime time to … Continue reading Holidays are for Hitting The Road: Traveling During Christmas Break
I just wanted to wish those celebrating a great eight days! The Festival of Lights, also called Hanukah, Hanukkah, Channukah, and a few other different spellings is a celebration of the moment in Jewish history when sacred oil for lighting the Temple lanterns was down to just one day's worth (due to some monkeying around … Continue reading Celebrating The Festival of Lights
I really do appreciate all the glamorous holiday parties that I tend to be invited to around this time of year. But, sometimes, I want to hang out with my friends and be festive in a slightly more low key kind of way. Enter the ugly sweater party/onesie or pajama party/sweats are cool too party. … Continue reading Jamming in My Jammies: A No Stress Christmas Party Plan
As we start creeping into the Winter I find myself becoming nostalgic for Summer. I suppose that's how it usually goes, that you appreciate most what you can't have and don't fully engage in those same times when you do have them. But as I have the luxury of being able to enjoy reading and … Continue reading A Photo Spread of Sunsets on The Marshy Sea From My Chincoteague Travels