Museum Nerd Series #3 George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Like other Hamilton musical fanatics, My interest in the history of the revolutionary war and the founding of the United States has piqued as a result of the many lyrics of the musical bouncing around my brain at all hours of the day and night. Perhaps the greatest gift Lin-Manuel Miranda has given me – … More Museum Nerd Series #3 George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Mother-Daughter Fall Foliage Trip to Asheville – Like Living in a Pumpkin Spice Latte

There’s a reason the pumpkin-industrial-complex exists. It’s because people, women specifically, freakin’ love fall. Whatever reminds us of it, like pumpkin-flavored anything, decorative gourds (CAUTION: this link is NSFW, but hilarious), and the like, instantly takes us away to a world of cool and pleasant temperatures, no humidity, good hair, a reason to wear a … More Mother-Daughter Fall Foliage Trip to Asheville – Like Living in a Pumpkin Spice Latte

Hit the Road, Pooch

Since yesterday was National Dog Day, and we continue to navigate travel during a global pandemic that has Americans hitting the road to domestic destinations in greater numbers, it seemed like the perfect time to discuss dog- and pet-friendly travel. Some people love traveling with their dogs, and don’t leave home without them. Others have … More Hit the Road, Pooch

Museum Nerd Series #2 Moscow Kremlin Museums Armoury Chamber

Plus wandering around Red Square One of the highlights of this Museum Nerd’s trip to Russia was visiting the Armoury Chamber, part of the Moscow Kremlin Museums. Fun fact, though most of us from the U.S. think of The Kremlin as the seat of Russian government, and it is, the word kremlin can mean any … More Museum Nerd Series #2 Moscow Kremlin Museums Armoury Chamber