THE PHOTO CONTESTS ARE BACK……! (One of three sets)

Once again, it’s time for the first round of our photo contest! Please view the pictures below, keeping in mind that there are two categories: 1 – Most beautiful and 2 – Most Comical/Cute. Please submit your votes, one for EACH category, BY AUGUST 18TH. Enter your choice by the title under the picture. (NOContinue reading “THE PHOTO CONTESTS ARE BACK……! (One of three sets)”

Cape May, New Jersey – Atlantic City

We made it to New Jersey! And to make up for missing a Delaware sign, I got TWO New Jersey signs! Look how beautiful the road sides are on their expressway – it’s understandable why they’re called the Garden State! This was the best leg of our journey so far! From Delaware, we brought theContinue reading “Cape May, New Jersey – Atlantic City”

Lancaster-New Holland KOA Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

This campground is proof that you don’t have to have a ton of amenities to earn a great score. This particular KOA is categorized as a “journey” which means that it has minimal amenities. We have full hook up with cable, the tiered sites are spacious on a level gravel pad. We have partial shadeContinue reading “Lancaster-New Holland KOA Lancaster County, Pennsylvania”

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Part B The People and Their Faith

I’m sure most of you know that Lancaster is home to a large population of the Old Order Amish. What you may not realize is that there is also a very large population of Mennonites here as well. They are both of the Protestant faith and they share other commonalities as well. They share aContinue reading “Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Part B The People and Their Faith”

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Part A Philadelphia, PA

This is one of the stops we have all anticipated! It’s such a contrast to some of the other places we’ve been. It’s very serene with beautiful farm scenery (I may be a bit prejudiced, having been raised on a farm!) and it is the ultimate in a simpler life! There’s so much to share,Continue reading “Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Part A Philadelphia, PA”

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Leaving D.C, we crossed the Potomac on our way into West Virginia, our next state and stop. Harpers Ferry is a small town (pop. 286) with a big American history. This town is at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and was the northern-most point of Confederate controlled territory. The most important historicContinue reading “Harpers Ferry, West Virginia”

Changing of the Guards – Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

This video is quite lengthy but if you have never witnessed the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, I believe you will enjoy watching this ceremony of precision. (Be sure your sound is turned on.) For interesting reading and more information about the dedication and disciplineContinue reading “Changing of the Guards – Tomb of the Unknown Soldier”