Cross-Country Roadtrip

Here we go again… I’m feeling the deja vu.  It seems like I just made this trip a few months ago.  In actuality it’s been almost 2 years.  2 years!  I guess it’s true that time flies when you’re having

Green Animals Topiary Garden in Rhode Island

Green Animals? The name can be a little confusing if you’ve never been to a topiary garden, or if you have no idea what a topiary garden even is.  Are there going to be animals there? Are they green? Is it

Art in Fredericksburg, Virgina

Historical Fredericksburg Fredericksburg, Virginia, situated halfway between Richmond and Washington, DC, is a small city, rich with history.  It is impossible to walk down any of the streets in downtown Fredericksburg and not come across a building or structure that

Swannanoa Palace- Hauntingly Beautiful

Swannanoa Palace Seated atop Afton Mountain, Swannanoa stands as a beautiful testament of love from a husband to his wife.  The palace is a majestic Italian Renaissance Revival villa, modeled after buildings in the Villa Medici in Rome.  Swannanoa sits

Fort Harrison Civil War Camp

Living History at Fort Harrison This past weekend, the Richmond National Battlefield Park Service hosted a Living History event at Fort Harrison. Fort Harrison? You mean Fort Burnham? No… Yes…. Wait….  Ok, let me explain… During the Civil War, Fort

Top Things To Do In Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls State Park Niagara Falls….. Those 2 words instantly evoke thoughts of majestic and powerful waterfalls.  The Falls have long been a popular destination for Newlyweds and tourists alike, and for good reason.  Nothing can prepare you for how

Galaxy Con Raleigh- Get your Geek on!

Galaxy Con Raleigh!! This past weekend Raleigh held their annual Galaxy Con….. well, technically it’s the first annual since they recently changed their name from Super Con, but you get the point.  To get you up to speed: Galaxy Con

Spotsylvania Battlefield: A Living History Event

Seeking Living History The Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania National Park Service recently hosted a living history event at the Spotsylvania Battlefield, commemorating the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse during the Civil War.  The NPS does a great job offering different events, for all types