Archive for April, 2014

DC Trip Highlights – Monuments and Memorials

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

These were all from our day out with Ane. We had actually begun our day very early with her out on the National Mall, where we went to go see the major monuments and memorials.  In the course of a couple of hours, we visited the Washington Monument…

Welcome, Talli!

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

I’m interrupting the travelogue for some breaking news! May I introduce… Talli!  (Full name: Talladega) She is Grandma and Gichan’s new puppy!  She is five months old, part Lab, part German Shepherd, and just came home with them on Sunday night! I took the little boys over to meet her Monday morning. The older kids […]

DC Trip Highlights – Ane’s Day Out

Monday, April 28th, 2014

When we started planning our trip to DC, we asked Ane if there was anything that she really wanted to do while we were there. “Go to Ford’s Theatre,” said our Civil War history buff. So we checked ahead, reserved tickets, and took Ane to Ford’s Theatre.

DC Trip Highlights – Natural History Museum

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Lesson learned – you can only do one Smithsonian museum in a day and feel like you saw some of what was inside. We took the Metro into the District during the worst rainfall of the week.  It had been 88 degrees on Sunday.  It was now pouring rain and cold.  However, we could still […]