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Adventures in DC: the Celebration!

On the evening of our third day in DC – it was time to experience the event that brought us there in the first place… The 2008 National Geographic ADVENTURE magazine’s Adventurer of the Year Celebration! This is an annual event that honoring those in the world of adventure whose extraordinary achievements have expanded our… Read More

Adventures in DC: Day Three – Museums

On our third day of our Washington, DC trip, we opted to try out the Metro system for transportation. We had heard from the concierge and other locals – the train is THE way to get around in DC conveniently and inexpensively. Going on the Metro was an experience in itself when you don’t know… Read More

Adventures in DC: Day Two – Touring by Trolley

After attempting to catch up on some much needed rest, Russ and I ate some snacks we had packed, grabbed some coffee and moved our luggage to the Madison Hotel. For those of you wondering why we’d be in two hotels… it was due to some scheduling conflicts at the time our reservations were being… Read More

Adventures in DC: Day One – Around Town

This truly was a year I won’t ever forget. One week after the reception in Lansing, Russ and I left for our trip to Washington, DC to participate in the 2008 Adventurer of the Year Gala for National Geographic ADVENTURE magazine. So many of you have asked about our trip details – that I’ve decided… Read More

Sorry 'Bout That…

If some of you attempted to catch up with me at the OLC (Our Lady of Consolation) Hearts & Holly show on Saturday the 22nd… you have my humblest apologies! No one is more disappointed than I for missing the event. Our plane was delayed in Cleveland on our return trip from Washington DC. Twenty… Read More