Day Trip Back Out to Annapolis

The ladies and I decided to take a day trip to Annapolis, MD. It’s just an hour or so down the road, but a good trip to get away for a few hours. We got something to eat, walked around, bought some souvenirs, but mainly took a boat trip around the bay. Our first concern was how Najwa would like being on the boat, in the middle of More...

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By David Gaines On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Venturing Off The Beaten Path to a Place Called Nancy’s Airfield Cafe

On the way back from our New England trip, we decided to get something to eat. Instead of something cheap and easy just off the highway, we went way off the beaten path until we found a place called More...

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 More...

By David Gaines On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Najwa Makes Her Dewey Beach Debut

What to do for Labor Day weekend? Reminiscing about last year’s trip to the beach, I wasn’t so sure if I wanted to take Najwa back, but Nduku is a sucker for sun, sand and ocean. So off to More...

By David Gaines On Monday, August 1st, 2011

Najwa’s First Trip To The Beach

When Najwa was 3 months old [maybe 4] giving her a bath was like subjecting her to waterboarding. Maybe the water’s too hot? Not hot enough? Maybe all babies let out bloodcurdling screams when the More...

Natalie with Nduku and Najwa
By David Gaines On Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Najwa’s First Road Trip: City of Brotherly Love

Nduku and I both have traveled before our paths met in Washington, DC. And we both want Najwa to have that same opportunity to travel as well. So, we spontaneously took a trip for Valentine’s Day More...

By David Gaines On Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
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Taking a Morning Stroll in New York

Whenever I’m in New York, I feel compelled to run around the city, without a map, snapping pictures of whatever gets in my way. Everywhere you look, there’s a photo op. From the architecture and monuments, More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, June 5th, 2010

Road Trip: Chesapeake Beach, Maryland

Every now and again, the lady and I like to hop on the road and just go wherever it takes us. Today we randomly chose Chesapeake Beach, MD, just a couple of hours away. There’s usually no plan More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, May 29th, 2010

Road Trip: Solomons Island

Nduku and I took a road trip down to Solomons Island, just a day trip getaway…  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Day Trip to the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD

We took a day trip to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Baltimore Aquarium taken from the Baltimore World Trade Center  More...