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Planely Overwhelmed at the U.S. Air Force Museum

When I worked at the National Air and Space Museum, I liked to take guests into the Early Flight gallery to show them a certain historic airplane. Often overlooked by visitors, it hung overhead, dimly lit, its wooden frame painted … Continue reading

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“Roadside Attractions” at the U.S. Botanic Garden

For the second year in a row, the “Season’s Greenings” holiday display at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., has a travel theme. Last year it was “National Parks and Historic Places.” This year it is “Roadside Attractions.” The … Continue reading

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Car Gazing at the California Automobile Museum

I don’t know much about cars. But do I enjoy looking at vintage automobiles and learning about their history and design. I marvel at the meticulous work that went into restoring them to pristine condition. And let’s face it: Cars … Continue reading

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A Christmas Visit to “National Parks and Historic Places”

A tradition we have embraced over the last several years is a Christmas Day visit to the U.S. Botanic Garden on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Not only is it one of the few local attractions open on Christmas, but it … Continue reading

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Return to Cape Henlopen

Last week, Adventure Cycling Association published my first submission to its Bike Overnights blog, which features stories and photos about short cycling getaways involving at least one night away from home. November Cycling at Delaware′s Cape Henlopen State Park is based … Continue reading

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