• Independence Hall

    Life,  Travel

    A Day in Historic Philadelphia

    Philadelphia is about 90 minutes from me, but I rarely go. Growing up, I would go to New York City as it’s an easy 45 minute drive from where I grew up and everyone in my area of New Jersey calls NYC, “the city”. Over the years I have been to Philadelphia a handful of times, but still not that many. I recently went, but stayed mostly in the historic area for some sightseeing. The last time I went to historic Philly was when I was in 5th grade – it was the field trip for 5th graders every year at my school. Actually – as I type this I…

  • Martha's Vineyard

    Life,  Travel

    Martha’s Vineyard Recap

    We’ve made it to my last post about my Cape Cod vacation! Today I’m sharing my Martha’s Vineyard video. I wrote about my day trip to Martha’s Vineyard in this post (here) and now you can get a better glimpse of my time there via video! To briefly recap, I took the ferry from Hyannis, Cape Cod to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard. It was about an hour ferry ride. From there, I ate lunch, walked around very briefly before embarking on a van tour of the whole island which lasted most of the afternoon. On the tour I got to see all the different areas of the island from farms…

  • Longwood Gardens - Rose Garden

    Life

    Longwood Gardens

    Hi all,Β as you may have read yesterday, I’m back from Alaska but have loads more to share with you all from my trip traveling around “The Last Frontier” for 12 days. However, as I get myself organized and rested up from traveling I thought I would share my YouTube video from my day trip last month to Longwood Gardens as opposed to a travel post. I’ve also come home very tired and to very sad personal news. I questioned whether I should write my post today at all, but keeping busy is best and blogging brings me joy which I could use right about now. So for today’s post, I’m…