The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum

Oklahoma City National Memorial - WallIn November of 2010, we spent an afternoon and evening in Oklahoma City on our way home from a week in Texas. We were there a short time but had a nice visit. Besides seeing the State Capitol and the University of Oklahoma, we also did something that touched our hearts. We went to see the Oklahoma City National Memorial Park. This is where the old Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was before it was bombed on April 19, 1995. Continue reading “The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum”

Washington Monument, D.C. – The World’s Tallest Obelisk

Washington Monument 1On a trip to Maryland in October 2000, we decided to spend a few days and explore our National Capitol. It was an incredible experience. The city was so alive and you could feel it in the air. There were quite a few things that impressed me, especially the National Archives. However,  we also had a great time exploring the magnificent Washington Monument. I had seen so many images of it, and was happy to finally see it in person. Continue reading “Washington Monument, D.C. – The World’s Tallest Obelisk”

Middleton Place Plantation – Charleston, South Carolina

Middleton Place - HouseLast New Year’s we were in Hilton Head, SC, and had an amazing time. After the new year celebration was over, we headed to Charleston to visit one of my high school friends. We had been to South Carolina before to see the state capitol, but had never really explored the area. I have to say, it is absolutely gorgeous. Our hosts showed us a great time and were wonderful tour guides. J One of the places that they took us was to see the Middleton Place Plantation. We had been to Monticello in Virginia before, so I had a small idea of what to expect, but this place was way more than I was expecting. Continue reading “Middleton Place Plantation – Charleston, South Carolina”

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