Docked for the Winter

Back to Annapolis, Maryland. It’s such a cute seaside town. Well, it’s technically on a bay, but the water is there and it’s a major part of life. It gets cold in the winter though, and at that point who wants to be out sailing? As we were driving into town we passed by theseContinue reading “Docked for the Winter”

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”