Naval Academy in Annapolis

The United States Naval Academy is located in Annapolis, Maryland, and the entrance is a short walk from the heart of the town. Will and I spent one afternoon touring the Naval Academy. I brought my military ID to get us onto the base, but I believe the facilities are open to the general public […]

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Shakespeare in southern Oregon

I enjoyed my time at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival so much last year that when I received an email this Spring offering discount early bird tickets, I pounced and bought five. It took me all summer to arrange a visit south, but I finally devised a quick trip with the assistance of a fellow blogger. […]

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So much Newport, Part II

Heading into Memorial Day weekend, Will and I visited Fort Adams State Park. The timing was serendipitous and we benefitted by being able to see a Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial, put on by Operation Stand Down Rhode Island. As we walked inside the walls of the fort, we saw a memorial display […]

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Half a day in Cork

We didn’t plan our time well and gave ourselves 3 minutes to eat the buffet breakfast we had each paid €13 ($15) for. Instead of eating, we collected food into take-home containers we had saved from the day before and ran out of the hotel with rollerbags and shoulder bags, and paper bags of breakfast […]

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