Getting the axe

Friday, September 9, 2011

After this summer I feel very American. First of all I married a military man. And then spent the rest of the summer in the heart of where our country began. If I didn't feel prouder to be an american after all of that I should be forced to leave the country. It was fun to learn more about the Revolutionary war and Civil war. I have always been more interested in WWII stories, maybe because my grandpa served then. Plus there is something so intriguing to me about the Holocaust. It was an amazing experience, that makes up a little for these couple of months we have to spend apart. Bryan's parents came out to visit us and I think we hit up every battlefield, reenactment field, and museum ever created. We went all around Jamestown, Yorktown, and Williamsburg soaking up the history, it was so fun.

We got to the governor's palace after it was closed but found a gate opened a crack. We asked a security guard if we could go in and walk around, and he just shrugged his shoulders like he didn't care...

I met Bryan's parents at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's house. It was very impressive, and interesting to learn about how incredibly smart he was.

We went to the watermelon festival in Richmond on Cary street. It was cute but so hot that day. I had the worst corn dog of my life there. And I am a lover of anything hot dog.

We also went to Busch Gardens. I didn't want to pack my camera around, so no pictures. Maybe Bryan's parents have some. I went on the scariest ride of my life there and have nothing to show for it.

1 comment:

  1. That is one of the best parts of living on the East Coast. It is so rich and full of history and amazing things to do and see. Wait until you head to Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Boston etc.

    Yes, gotta love the heat...when it is hot out here it is REALLY hot because of the wonderful thing called Humidity!!!