March started off slow but picked up speed mid-month. I flew up to Toronto to visit my friend Sara, and then took the train over to Ottawa for the next few days to spend time with Mark who was visiting with friends from England. While in Ottawa, Mark and I celebrated our 3 year anniversary with a delicious steak dinner at Keg Steakhouse in York Market, and did fun Canadian things like attend a hockey game, go ice skating, and eat poutine. Continue reading “The Madness of March”
February flew by as a fairly busy but fun month with friends coming to town and some travel. The highlight was crossing off a new state from my bucket list – Hawaii – bringing the total number of states I’ve visited to 28! Continue reading “February 2019 in Photos”
The first month of the year flew by even with a few rounds of snow that came to town. The year started off with a New Years party I hosted, complete with a colorful streamer photo wall, plenty of bubbly, and some dancing. Continue reading “A Recap of January 2019”
Great Wolf Lodge is a destination in and of itself. Known for its massive water parks, their aim is to be a vacation destination that the whole family will enjoy. I recently stayed at Great Wolf Lodge for my son’s birthday, and wanted to share our experience.
While we often think of travel as going to foreign and exotic places, moving back to my home state of Virginia – whose motto is “Virginia is for Lovers” – earlier this year has made me realize that there’s a lot in my own backyard I haven’t explored. Continue reading “Embracing My State: Virginia is for Lovers”