My Top 5 Budget-Friendly Day Trips

Periodically I’ll post my top picks. This is the latest My Top Picks posts. Links to the original posts will be embedded in the text. Let me know what you think of this new blog feature! 6. Visit the National ZooWhether you take the metro or drive and park ($22 flat rate for parking), the Smithsonian […]

My Top 7 Haunted Places

Periodically I’ll post my top picks. Links to the original posts will be embedded in the text. Let me know what you think of this new blog feature!My Top 7 Haunted Places the Blog Has Accidentally Visited*7. Fort FrederickHistorical reenactors in the fort have frequently reported a presence or hostile feelings coming from the front right […]

Shriver House Museum: The War Through the Eyes of a Family

I’m fascinated by the civilian experience that I learned about at this house museum because I believe my ancestors, who lived on a farm not that far away, may have had similar experiences, although their farm didn’t border a battle field. Like the Shrivers, my ancestors were immigrants from Germany. Like the Shrivers, the man […]