When it comes to my life, I try to keep various aspects of it separate. Long ago I started to keep my work and personal life separate. This made life both easier and harder for me. Since starting this blog, I realized that there are many more times where keeping my work and personal life … More How it all started, Loss, Depression, and Success
Over the course of four weeks starting in late March, The National Cherry Blossom Festival takes over Washington, D.C. Taking place mostly during four weekends, the city of Washington, D.C. celebrates the gift of Cherry Blossoms from Japan in honor of a continued relationship and close friendship between the U.S. and Japan. It all … More A Celebration of Friendship with Japan
Almost 153 years ago, one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War took place in a small town named Gettysburg. The battle took place from July 1, 1863 to July 3, 1863. With the total estimated casualties around 51,000 dead, wounded, or missing, it is no wonder it was one of the bloodiest … More Devil’s Den, Little Round Top, and a Buffet
A few years ago, I became friends with a man who would become a huge inspiration in my life. We soon became very close friends and our families did the same. In getting to know him, he introduced me to the world of whiskey, bourbon more specifically. He taught me how to truly experience bourbon. … More U.S. Road Trip: Kentucky Bourbon Trail Part 1
During my travels around the United States and the world, I intend to participate in various adventurous events in support of charities and non-profit organizations. So, back in January, I traveled to Sandy Point State Park just outside of Annapolis, Maryland. The reason for my trip was to participate in the 2016 Maryland State Police … More Why Would I Jump Into Freezing Water?
The reason for this portion of our day having its own article is that the specific location deserves it. Agecroft Hall was built in Lancashire, England around 500 years ago. The Langley and Dauntesey families called the Hall home for centuries until the 1920s when T.C. Williams, Jr. purchased the Hall, had it dismantled and … More Day Trip to a Southern Commonwealth Capitol (Part 2)
On the banks of the James River in Virginia, Richmond is a city rich in American history. Founded in 1737, Richmond has seen much of this country’s history. During the American Civil War, Richmond served as a capitol city for the Confederacy. Since then, it has grown to a city of roughly 200,000 people and … More Day Trip to a Southern Commonwealth Capitol (Part 1)
In my continuation of exploring my home state of Maryland, I recently visited the historic downtown district of Ellicott City. Established by three Quaker brothers from Pennsylvania in 1772, Ellicott City is the county seat of Howard County. It is also listed among America’s most affluent communities. With roughly 65,000 residents in Ellicott City, it … More Exploring America’s Largest Unincorporated County Seat
Peace and Harmony. To me, that is why travel is so important. Of all the things travel can create, peace and harmony are the biggest. And these can be reached in so many ways. Allow me to explain my thoughts to you. On our planet, we have 196 counties spread across 7 continents. Among these … More Why Is Travel So Important In Today’s World?
The New Year is here and 2015 is now over. 2015 was both a good and a bad year for me. I have a lot of mixed emotions about 2015 and am glad that it is over. 2015 ended up being one of the most trying years of my life so far. So much happened … More The Good, The Bad, and The New Year