Ceremonies at the White House - Honoring Foreign Heads of State

Ceremonies at the White House - Honoring Foreign Heads of State

The White House has been the official residence of all US presidents since John Adams, our second president, and First Lady, Abigail Adams, moved into the house in November of 1800. But the White House actually belongs to the people of the United States. It’s often been called the People’s House. It’s a place for the nation to meet and celebrate joyous national occasions, share in times of mourning, honor heroes and showcase some incredible national talent.

The White House — Home To Some Very Interesting Pets

The White House — Home To Some Very Interesting Pets

Besides being an important office, the White House is also a home and many American homes have pets. So, of course, First Families since 1800 have had their own pets. Everyone loves being worshiped enthusiastically and unconditionally and many pets do just this!  Presidents and their families keep pets for the same reason anyone else does – they love them.

Coming To Washington, DC Soon --- A Most Surprising New Look at An Early U.S. President

Coming To Washington, DC Soon --- A Most Surprising New Look at An Early U.S. President

Have you ever thought about it ---- How do we know what our earliest presidents looked like?  Hmm! Well? There is no one living today who has ever seen our early presidents in person. So, think about it! How DO we know what our early presidents REALLY looked like?

Besides Being U.S. Presidents, What is the Most Important Thing George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt Have In Common?

Besides Being U.S. Presidents, What is the Most Important Thing George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt Have In Common?

If you are un-aware of this connection, you definitely need to get to Washington, DC ASAP and do some research in person!

Hint: Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson and Roosevelt can be found bobbling around out “in left field”!

Come Fly A Kite!

Come Fly A Kite!

Yes, come fly a kite at the Blossom Kite Festival to be held on March 31, 2018. The beautiful Blossom Kite Festival is not just for kids. It's great fun for the whole family!! It draws serious kite fliers from all over the world who have unbelievable skills, both at creating their own kites and at flying them. At times the competition can get quite intense. 

Our First Ladies and Washington, DC's Cherry Blossoms

Our First Ladies and Washington, DC's Cherry Blossoms

When the winter has been just right, not too cold and not too warm; not too long but just long enough. And when Jack Frost keeps his distance with due respect, Mid-March in Washington, DC is gloriously beautiful! All because of the cherry trees that line the Tidal Basin along the Potomac River.

5 DIFFERENT Ways to Embellish Your Washington, DC Visit

5 DIFFERENT Ways to Embellish Your Washington, DC Visit

Exploring a destination always works better when you give it some meat! I definitely believe in that old saying “You get out of it what you put into it!” So here are some tips for you for getting more involved and embellishing your visit to Washington, DC in a few, very different ways!! I know all of these tips are going to sound quirky --- and they are!! But try them! You just might be surprised with the results!