Staging in Washington D.C. & Off to Liberia!

I made it to Liberia!  I’ve been here almost two weeks, I’m working on catching up on blog posts about everything here, but first I want to start from the beginning!  Armed with two checked bags each 50 pounds or less (after some last minute shuffling at the airport) and my back pack and day…

Washington, DC: Ford’s Theatre and Abraham Lincoln’s Legacy

Abraham Lincoln holds a vital place in American history, and reminders of him can be found in many places throughout the nation’s capital, Washington DC. The Lincoln Memorial, located at the west end of the National Mall, is the most obvious dedication to the late President. The structure is 99 ft tall and 202 ft…

4th of July in Washington, DC!

This year, our family spent a few days in Washington DC over the 4th of July – what better place to celebrate Independence Day than in our nation’s capital! We had a little hiccup on our way  to DC: our flight from Cincinnati was delayed 18 hours so we arrived a day later than planned,…