Flying Solo With My First Busload of Kids

Flying Solo With My First Busload of Kids

Some of you might remember my recent series of posts on tour guide training - all done in an effort to prepare for my first real experience with a group of visiting school kids. Well, that first experience is officially in the books. Interested to hear about it? Here goes. 

Four Fascinating Facts About Arlington National Cemetery

Four Fascinating Facts About Arlington National Cemetery

Today I'm privileged to be giving my first solo tour of Arlington National Cemetery. In conjunction with this event, I thought I'd post some interesting facts about this great national shrine - in the hopes that it'll help me remember what the heck I'm talking about. Away we go!

Seeing the 2nd Inaugural

Seeing the 2nd Inaugural

Today's followup post is about my trip last week to the Library of Congress to see Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural on display - a special exhibition that lasted only from March 4th - 7th. It was quite a thrill. I took a brief video to commemorate the event.  

America's Greatest Speech: Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural

America's Greatest Speech:  Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural

Some might say the Gettysburg Address, but for my money, the 2nd Inaugural Address is not only Lincoln's best speech, but also the greatest American speech ever delivered - and let me tell you why.

Training Day: Part II

Training Day:  Part II

If you remember last week's post, I updated you on my first-of-three-days training with WorldStrides. That means I've got two more days to tell you about!