Travel Log 7/4/2018

Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania After returning from our side trip to Florida, we re-visited the Gettysburg National Military Park and did the audio driving tour of the area. I highly recommend this to anyone who visits. There are nearly 1400 monuments erected across the plains and forests of the battlefield. Descriptions of them can [...]

Travel Log 6/20/2018

Scranton, Pennsylvania area While in the Scranton area, we spent three nights at Lackawanna State Park. We were in a loop pretty much by ourselves (since it was midweek). We left on Friday, so I'm sure the campground probably filled up, but it was definitely quiet while we were there. The park has a nice [...]

Travel Log 6/13/2018

Syracuse, New York area We spent three nights at Pleasant Lake Campground, a privately-run place just north of Syracuse.     While in the area we visited Fort Ontario in the town of Oswego on the shore of Lake Ontario. Fort Ontario is a star-shaped fort with an interesting history. It was built by the [...]

Oklahoma City National Memorial

I had a chance to visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial and adjoining museum recently. It was a stunning reminder of theĀ April 19, 1995 bombing attack on the Alfred P.Ā Murrah Federal Building, and the months and years of recovery, investigation, and trials which followed. The exterior grounds (the actual memorial) is operated by the National [...]