Savannah is known for its squares. These twenty-two city-block sized plots of municipal property form the border of the historic district and are filled with gardens, grass, monuments, benches, paths, walkways, and all sorts of pleasantness. But as nice as these squares are, the historic district of Savannah is first and foremost a city of [...]
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Walking down Bay Street in Savannah you’ll see all sorts of upscale shops, eateries, and majestic looking buildings, including the Savannah Cotton Exchange. But really, I think the real beauty is what’s behind the facade…
…in between many of the buildings you’ll find stairs that take you down a level into the bowels beneath the storefronts, [...]
Charleston is a port town in South Carolina that reminds me a lot of Annapolis. From the historic buildings to the sea wall to monuments to the people, it feels familiar but with a little added southern charm.
The palmettos do remind me of Beverly Hills, however.
I’m going my cousin’s wedding next month in Iowa. Just put the RSVP in the mail the other morning. I hope to be booking a flight out there in the next couple days, trying to coordinate with the rest of the family. In addition to being super stoked for my cousin, I’m looking forward to [...]
After two weeks back in the pool, I’ve added a new goal to my list of things to accomplish. I’m probably getting ahead of myself with regard to the swimming, but I’m enjoying myself. It isn’t a long term idea, but not short either. Call it mid-term, within the next couple years.
The Alcatraz Challenge starts [...]
My buddy’s wife recently acquired round trip tickets from Reagan to Nice for $349, with a quick layover in New York. That’s a round trip to France for less than $400. Perhaps ticket costs have dropped considerably since the last time I looked or maybe there were some unbookable flights, but it still seems like [...]
This is where I’ve been this past month.
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Lots of really neat experiences, meeting new people, seeing new and beautiful places. But I feel like I’ve been on tour this past month.
10/3 - Rochester, New York
10/10 - Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
10/11 - Hellertown, Pennsylvania
10/12 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10/18 - King George, Virginia
10/25 - Wilmington, Delaware
My job [...]