Remembering 9/11 at the the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

It’s been almost 16 years since that horrific Tuesday morning when the world watched New York’s skyline change forever. Sixteen years since fundamental changes happened.  Sixteen years since the first major attack on US soil since Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor in WWII. Sixteen years since the start of two different wars plus numerous other small armed conflicts.  Sixteen years since my complete unawareness of this world politics ended.  A few months ago, I made the long trip to New York City.  I wanted to pay my respects and visit the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Continue Reading . . .

10 Revolutionary War Landmarks Every US Citizen’s Should Visit

Happy 239th Birthday United States of America!

On this day 239 years ago, the thirteen United States of America pass the Declaration of Independence.  Over the next seven years, the newly formed United States would repel the British forces and secure their independence.  The war took place all over the thirteen colonies.  Here are 10 Revolutionary War Landmarks every United States Citizen should visit at least once. Continue Reading . . .