Capitol Dome, Inside Out

I mentioned yesterday that my family loves history. We also love (to a certain extent) politics and the way that governments work. You could probably already tell that by the different State House pictures I’ve taken. We took a tour of the US Capitol when we lived in the DC area. FASCINATING and beautiful! SoContinue reading “Capitol Dome, Inside Out”

Onward

New year New plans New perspective New resolve Go get it! I took this photo with my Lensbaby Spark. I love that lens! It’s so fun to play around with and the look always ends up being catchy. The original needed some depth and texture though. Head over to my blog that details the ProjectContinue reading “Onward”

End of the War

The ratification of the Treaty of Paris at the Maryland State House in January of 1784 officially ended the Revolutionary War and established the United States as an independent nation. My family loves history and visiting sites like this. It wasn’t until I was an adult and moved to Germany that history really became fascinatingContinue reading “End of the War”

Walking in George’s Footsteps

This was taken during a previous January – one that was much colder than it is now in Miami. ¬†We were in Annapolis, MD touring the State House. This is the oldest state capitol in continuous legislative use, dating back to 1772. In it is the room where George Washington resigned his military commission inContinue reading “Walking in George’s Footsteps”

So long, 2016!

We slayed 2016 and now it’s on to conquer 2017! . . . ugly Christmas sweaters and all! Here’s wishing all my friends out there a safe and prosperous new year. Learn from the past. Aim for better in the future. Rely on God for the big and small things. Also, this IS NOT QUITEContinue reading “So long, 2016!”

Opening Gifts

They’ve always been so good about opening presents, sharing, and being thankful. I love this candid of them checking out some presents given to them during one of our visits to Georgia. The original was busy and yellow so I cropped in, went black and white, and. . . head over to Project Edit 365Continue reading “Opening Gifts”