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Touring WA DC: The White House & Eishenhower Building

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It wasn’t as big as I expected. That was my first thought after laying eyes on the White House for the first time. I wasn’t even sure we were at the right place at first. I double checked with Matt after we rounded the corner. “This is it?” He confirmed it was. So okay, maybe […]

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Around DC: Monuments, Memorials & More

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One thing I love about Europe is the way that history is immortalized throughout the cities — in art, monuments, sculptures, memorials and architecture. A lot of American cities lack that — partially because we are a young country with only a fraction of the history of our European counterparts, and partly because so many of […]

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The New York City Pride Parade

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Our first day in New York City coincided with the Pride Parade, so we decided that was something we had to see! Seattle throws a pretty good pride parade, so I was interested in seeing if NYC would blow it out of the water. Surprisingly, it did not. It was a pretty standard parade, with […]

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Wednesday Words: Nowhere to Go

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I find words inspiring. Words are powerful, and words matter. But other than giving me a fleeting moment of inspiration when I find a quote I like, they’re not doing me a whole lot of good stashed in my drafts folder. So I decided to share words with you every Wednesday — words that are […]

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Wednesday Words: On New York

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I find words inspiring. Words are powerful, and words matter. But other than giving me a fleeting moment of inspiration when I find a quote I like, they’re not doing me a whole lot of good stashed in my drafts folder. So I decided to share words with you every Wednesday — words that are […]

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