Najwa’s First Road Trip: City of Brotherly Love

Natalie with Nduku and Najwa

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 to Philadelphia so she can visit the City of Brotherly Love. If only knew how cold it would be! In the lobby More...

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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
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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
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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
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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...

By David Gaines On Monday, November 30th, 2009
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The Ruins of Tuzigoot in Arizona

Tuzigoot National Monument preserves a 2 to 3 story pueblo ruin on the summit of a limestone and sandstone ridge just east of Clarkdale, Arizona, 120 feet above the Verde River floodplain. The Tuzigoot More...

By David Gaines On Monday, November 30th, 2009
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Montezuma Castle National Park in Camp Verde, Arizona

Somewhere between Phoenix and Flagstaff, there’s a castle built in the limestone. Literally. The dwelling is carved into the rocks and considering the technology [or lack thereof] in 1100 AD, More...

By David Gaines On Friday, November 20th, 2009
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Day Trip to Raleigh NC

Before heading out to Arizona to visit my dad, I had to take a short day trip to Raleigh to renew my ID or run the risk of being denied from boarding a plane. I literally hopped on a bus to Raleigh, More...

By David Gaines On Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
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Penn Relays With Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards

When Eric and Vickie invited me to roll to the Penn Relays with them, well, why not? Franklin Field  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, September 13th, 2008
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Visiting Statue of Liberty While in New York

Went to the Big Apple to visit the Statue of Liberty seven years after 9/11.  More...