Archive for September 2015

Pope Francis is arriving in Philadelphia today

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Pope Francis is arriving in Philadelphia today!  I had planned to be there.  I put my deposit down and was looking forward to an amazing trip.  Reality hit quickly and I soon realized I couldn’t go.  I just didn’t have the rest of the money. I was disappointed, but I wasn’t going to stress over... Read more »

My visit to the Swedish American Museum in Andersonville

Just north of the museum, resides this large Dala horse.
One of the things I decided to do while on vacation was to visit the Swedish American Museum in Andersonville in Chicago.  I hadn’t been there in at least ten years.  It was nice to see the exhibits again and to visit my dad’s brick on the Immigrant Wall. I have to admit, I got... Read more »

Remembering September 11: My photos from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

My daughter and I traveled to New York City in March.  One of the highlights of that trip was our visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. My daughter was eleven years old at the time of the attacks.  She said visiting the museum made her feel closer to the people involved in... Read more »
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