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Veterans Day: Remembrance and Respect

I was raised by two children of the 1960s peace movement in America. My parents protested the Vietnam War war and were tear-gassed and arrested in protests in Washington, DC. I’ve always described my mother’s belief system as more similar to Quaker than Greek Orthodox. It is no surprise then that the children they raised […]

The Land of Make Believe, Music Legends, and Lunar Landings

The Land of Make Believe, Music Legends, and Lunar Landings

If you grew up in the U.S. in the 70s, 80s, or 90s, the chances that the public television show “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” was part of your childhood. The host of this iconic children’s show was Fred Rogers, a man who used his gentle voice to teach us about friendship, diversity, growing up, loss, music, […]

The United States Sailboat Show 2018

We do love our sailboats here at No Kids.  So, for the last couple of year we’ve made a big effort to make a trip Annapolis, Maryland each October for the United States Sailboat Show.  The miles of docks spanning the harbor beautiful downtown historic Annapolis make this event a sailboat lovers paradise. I made the show […]

JetBlue’s New Escape Route

JetBlue’s New Escape Route

JetBlue announced last Thursday it is offering a new route of escape from winter’s crushing cold for residents of the northeast. The escape is the expansion of the budget airline’s Palm Springs, California service. You will now have even more options in flying non-stop from Boston to the desert city. The airline is now offering […]

Are You on Your Way to San Jose?

Are You on Your Way to San Jose?

We know this looks more like an Instagram post than a blog post and we’re sorry about that. I’m on the road this week in San Jose, California. It’s a whirlwind trip with not a lot of downtime. I did manage to take some pictures of the heart of Silicon Valley. The city is filled […]

The Morrison-Clark Hotel, Washington, DC

The Morrison-Clark Hotel, Washington, DC

The Morrison House was originally built in 1864 by a wealthy DC merchant named David Morrison who made his money during the Civil War by selling feed and flour to the Union Army. The Clark House, built by Ruben B. Clark, was also built in 1864. Clark made his fortune through investments, owning a grocery, […]

Space Camp Day 2

Space Camp Day 2

We went to bed exhausted but awoke refreshed, kind of. The morning for started with breakfast from room service. We wanted to make sure we packed a lot of protein in our diet before what we figured would be a long day. We suited up in our flight suits and headed over the Hab to […]