Friday, June 23, 2017

Niagra Falls

Living on the east coast there is a list I have of places I want to go before I head back west. I have never been to Niagara Falls and it is only 7ish hours away. So, late on a Saturday night during Memorial Day Weekend, I suggested to Tuf that we drive to Niagara Falls because we had 2 days off. And Tuf agreed! So early on Sunday morning we drove to Buffalo, New York. After checking into the hotel we drove to Niagara Falls. The grounds around the falls are so beautiful!

This is the real reason I travel... cause I need more cups...
A famous painting turned into a sculpture close to our hotel. 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Gravelly Point Park

On Sunday, May 21, I finally did something I had wanted to do in DC for a long time but never got around to. I went to Gravelly Point Park in Arlington, Virginia to watch the planes land at Reagan. This may not sound exciting to some, but it was to me. It is pretty amazing to be under these planes just moments before they land. When I move back to Virginia next year I think I'll be hanging out at Gravelly Point Park. However, for now I am glad that I was able to do this, even if I did go by myself - this is going to be my new world in 7 months when I am in DC alone. It will be okay, because I will be closer to the city (my goal is to live in Crystal City, Pentagon City or Potomac Yard sections of Arlington (though I think Potomac Yard is Alexandria - whatever, I am moving back to Virginia - Maryland may be a little cheaper, but I want the convenience of being closer to things and I want more money back in my paycheck (Virginia has lower income taxes)) and closer to friends and then hopefully in 2 years I will also be able to head back west, or wherever God wants me to be. But for the next 2.5 - 3 years, I know this is where I am suppose to be.

 On my way home, I took the beautiful George Washington Parkway and pulled off at one of the stops. It is amazing how green it gets here so quickly!. So beautiful. I took these photos in Arlington Virginia and across the Potomac River is Potomac, Maryland.

Sunday, May 21, 2017


For about the last 2 years I have randomly been taking photos of my name as it appears on Starbucks cups. This spring as been a little slow, so I thought now would be a good time to post this hilarious spellings of "Meredith", which is a pretty common name, though I do admit how you say it is not how you spell it.

Spelled correctly a few times!

 ...and no the moral of this story is that I go to Starbucks to much...