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Holiday Photos: Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, and Gardens


Some photos from my 2012 visit, with my parents, to George Washington’s home. We sampled hot chocolate (at least I did; my mother was taking too long reading exhibit text and missed the opportunity!) and saw gingerbread houses, along with … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Trips to One City


My parents recently returned to the US from a week-and-a-half-long vacation to London, where they enjoyed the food (and tea) and toured the sites. Ten years ago, in summer 2004, I too traveled to London. Although that trip happened in … Continue reading

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Holidays at O Street Mansion


In May, I celebrated my birthday by going to O Street Mansion with friends (you can read my blog post about it here). Now I have gone back, this time with family, during my uncle’s week-long Christmas visit. The mansion … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum


On Black Friday, my mother, father, sister, and uncle and I made the hour-and-a-half-or-so drive to St. Michaels, Maryland and visited the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. After we purchased our tickets in the gift shop, we were directed to a … Continue reading

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Week 7: Mount Vernon


Museum mission: The mission of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association is to preserve, restore and manage the estate of George Washington to the highest standards and to educate visitors and people throughout the world about the life and legacies of … Continue reading

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An Early Museum Visit


I cheated. My Weekly Museum Visits project required me to visit a new museum every week. These parameters did not mean I constantly needed to find a museum that had just opened; rather, I had to visit a museum that … Continue reading

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Wolf to Woof at the Museum of Idaho


Happy 32nd wedding anniversary to my parents! In August 2010, my parents visited the Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs exhibit at the Museum of Idaho. I asked them to write a guest blog post about the exhibit, and … Continue reading

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