Selfies, Selfies and More Selfies With Najwa at OBX

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It was our final day in the Outer Banks. Whenever on trips like this, they always seem to end too fast. Najwa and I took one last stroll on the beach, later in the evening as the sun was going down and many of the other beach goers already left to go home. And with the phone battery dying, we used it all up shooting a bunch of selfies. Time More...

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By David Gaines On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Visiting Where Man First Took Flight

One of the highlights of our Outer Banks trip was visiting Kill Devil Hill where the Wright Brothers were the first to take flight. Growing up in North Carolina, it was always a matter of pride, “First In More...

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By David Gaines On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Spending Memorial Day at OBX

Each year we tend to make a trip out to the beach. Unlike years prior, we wanted a more family-friendly beach, one that was overrun with college-aged recent graduates running around half naked, intoxicated, and More...

Najwa and Nduku at Luray Caverns
By David Gaines On Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Taking a Day Trip to Luray Caverns in the Shenandoah Mountains

Usually the ladies and I would head to the beach for the holidays, but the weather wasn’t cooperating. So we headed underground, making a day trip to Luray Caverns in the Shenandoah Mountains. On the lawn More...

Charles Ramsey T-shirt
By David Gaines On Monday, May 20th, 2013

Shopping List: “Charles Ramsey For President” T-Shirts

I’m going to get one of these shirts:  More...

By David Gaines On Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Thank You Charles Ramsey (And Whoever Made This Video)

Hilarious! Thank you Charles Ramsey!  More...

Najwa drinking Sprite
By David Gaines On Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Visiting the Embassy of the Dominican Republic

PassportDC is always fun to visit the different embassies and see what’s inside, the history, the culture, the furniture. The Embassy of the Dominican Republic was extra nice to visit because they were giving More...

David and Nduku at Dubai Aquarium
By David Gaines On Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Not All Spam Is Worthless; Some Help Preserve What’s Priceless

Who says spam doesn’t work? Several months ago I got an email offering a free photo book through Shutterfly. How could I resist. Did a quick one, mostly photos of Nairobi from our trip, just to see how More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, April 20th, 2013

What Syrians Think About The Boston Bombing

One of my co-workers Chris posted this photo on his Facebook page. Powerful.  More...

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By David Gaines On Monday, February 18th, 2013

UAE Emulates the USA’s Gift-Giving By Giving To A USA Community In Need

Before visiting Nduku’s sister who lives in Dubai, all I knew about the UAE was that is had a really tall building and indoor skiing in the middle of the desert. Then the ladies and I planned on spending a More...