Day: July 4, 2017

The Old Guard Performs at the Fort McHenry Military Tattoo

Last year we attended a special military tattoo at Fort McHenry in Maryland in celebration of the National Park Service Centennial. I had read about the military tattoo at Fort McHenry while research DC-area Fourth of July activities. As this was also our first visit to Fort McHenry, we weren’t sure what to expect.  Performance Lineup  There were three main components to the tattoo and each was wonderful in its own right. Three groups were the United States Army Drill Team, the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and the Fort McHenry Guard Fife and Drum Corps. The first two groups are...

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A 3-Bear Sighting at Ivy Creek Overlook in Shenandoah National Park

On our recent sunrise viewing trip, we had an opportunity to do some bear viewing at Ivy Creek Overlook in Shenandoah National Park. A bear sighting in the park is not guaranteed and we frequently do not see them on our trips. This time, however, we had an awesome opportunity to observe a mama bear and her two cubs. This viewing was so much more awesome than any of our other bear sightings! This sighting came on the heels of a spontaneous schedule change. After sunrise, we drove the rest of the Central District and headed out of the park for...

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About Sara Beth

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I'm a gypsy soul from Driftless Wisconsin who is trying to stay grounded in the city by embracing my roots. My heart belongs to my Hubs and our slightly crazy dog, Rackers. Driven by a serious case of wanderlust, I enjoy afternoon drives, road trips, exploring national parks, and easy-ish hikes to waterfalls.

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