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Last Sunday I laced up my sneakers and joined over 30,000 over people and participated in the Army Ten Miler. My friend and I took the metro in the dark. When we exited, we got to watch the sun come up over the Pentagon. It was such a beautiful site. We were quickly overwhelmed with how many people who were joining us. It's funny you can say over 30,000 people out loud and not really comprehend how many people that really is until your running with them.
All of my friends were in…Continue
Last weekend we took a short road trip up to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Yellow Ribbon Fund partnered with the Blue and Gray Education Society to treat wounded warriors and their families to a peaceful day away from the hospital. Of course being a homeschooling families, I jumped at this opportunity. I have a tendency to jump opportunities to go somewhere I have never been before. I didn't realize that Gettysburg was so close to DC. I guess I should look at a map more closely,…Continue
I have been on a non stop mission to find unique places to see in DC. We found another great one to share with you this past week. You must go check out the Smithsonian's Postal Museum. It is just a hop, skip and a jump from the Union Station Metro stop on the Red Line. You simply get off the metro and walk next door to let the learning and fun begin.
The postal museum is a must stop for home schooling families. There is so much to do there and so much of it is hands on. Here you can…Continue
This past week we joined the Yellow Ribbon Fund for a spy adventure in DC. The international spy museum has this great little adventure that is totally worth the money. Here's the link so you can learn more. http://www.spymuseum.org/experiences/spy-city
Here's the scoop on how it all works. You go online and reserve your units. (You can wait and swing by and try to get them, but I highly recommend you reserve…Continue