Monthly Archives: March 2017

Philadelphia, Part One

  Timeline: March 18-27 This trip would be another quick hitter, ten days in total, to include a few days at the ACUI Conference in Philadelphia (potentially the last I’ll attend), a day in Baltimore with Nephew Jed, and then two nights on Chincoteague Island where we’d hopefully get to see some wild horses. As […]

Atlanta 2017, Part Four

  Timeline: January 28-31, 2017 The agenda for our last day in Atlanta was simple; head to the Georgia Aquarium and arrive when it opened, thus gaining access to a discounted rate, saving about $10 apiece from the general admission price if we purchased the tickets on-line in advance. Alex printed them out for us […]

Atlanta 2017, Part Three

Timeline: January 28-31, 2017 Up early as planned on Monday, we left the house a little before 8:30 to walk one-mile to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in order to make sure we could get tickets for a tour of his birth home. It was a bracingly cold morning and the walk […]

Atlanta 2017, Part Two

  Timeline: January 28-31, 2017 We had a pretty full day planned for Sunday so we were up and out of the house early, our first stop Stone Mountain Park, an easy thirty minute drive to the eastern outskirts of Atlanta. I’d visited here once before, when I was eleven years old, traveling with my […]