Virginia

White Oak Lavender Farm

Just outside Harrisonburg, Virginia, where we were staying for the weekend and the mountains of Shenandoah Valley, where were visiting for another hike in...

Najwa’s First College Campus Visit to James Madison University

I remember my first time attending college. I was enrolled at Fayetteville State University but a commuter student. I'd drive out to...

Celebrating Independence Day at Virginia Beach

It's funny (not really) when I'm talking to co-workers or friends and they express disbelief if not outrage at all those people going to...

One Last Ocean Visit Before Heading Home From Virginia Beach

Since we were staying at the Belvedere, subject to demolition, we decided to check out its Coffee Shop & Diner for breakfast. It’s a...

Spending the Day in the Virginia Beach Sand and Sun

Fortunately all the rooms at the Belvedere were ocean-facing. Not only for the view of the beach and ocean but the sunrise. We may be...

Arriving at the Belvedere Beach Resort Club in Virginia Beach

With the summer slowly coming to a close, the ladies and I finally made our near annual trip to the beach. This year we...

Taking a Day Trip to Luray Caverns in the Shenandoah Mountains

Usually the ladies and I would head to the beach for the holidays, but the weather wasn’t cooperating. So we headed underground, making a...

Random Day in the Life

Blue Angels at Andrews Joint Base Air Show

It's my birthday and Nduku and I grabbed our friend Maureen and headed out to Andrews Joint Base for the annual air show, this...

Breakfast in Bucharest Then off to the Metro

Our day started early our first whole day in Bucharest, only because breakfast is free at our hotel, the Green Forum. On the lower...

Riding Metro

It's been a weird year so far. Any other year a photo wearing masks would look like we were being weird or planning...

Building Paper Forts at the National Building Museum

One of our favorite places to visit is the National Building Museum. I'll probably write that several more times to start off posts...

Passing by the Mercedes Superdome

I was in New Orleans for work and had a moment to walk around. I didn’t take many photos, though. But I did stop...

One More Stop to Dubai Mall Before Heading Home

Before boarding the plane and saying goodbye to Dubai, we went back to Dubai Mall to meet up with Nduku and Mutethya’s cousin Nyiva....

Preparing for College Ridiculously Early Because Who Knows When Life Will Get in the Way

I was a straight A student that knew nothing about college. When it was time to learn, life got in the way of those who were supposed to teach me. I'm getting a head start with my daughter because you never know what life has in store for the future.