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Category: History

Respecting RBG is Not a Political Issue

Showing respect for Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, or anyone for that matter, should not be about politics. It should be about acknowledging her (or anyone’s) accomplishments, contributions to society, and unwavering human kindness. When news broke last Friday that Justice Ginsburg had passed at the age of…

DC-Area Museums and Government Locales #dcchristmas

Continuing with our #dcchristmas trip … The Smithsonian Institution maintains 19 museums and galleries, plus the National Zoo, in the DC area. Thus, we knew before we even arrived that we’d barely make a dent in that number. The newly-opened Museum of African-American History and Culture was operating on a…

DC-Area Monuments, Memorials & Other Historical Sites #dcchristmas

Our trip to DC was filled with awe-inspiring history. Just walking down the streets felt almost sacred in parts. It made me wonder how much people, particularly those who live and/or work in the area daily, become immune to it. We spent an afternoon at the National Mall and could…