East Coast US, Travels

Things with Wings – Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Chantilly, VA

Of all the things we'd planned for our 2016 summer vacation, this was the one I was the most excited for. Why, you ask? Well, because the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center – AKA one of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museums – is home to the Space Shuttle Discovery! The real one. As in,… Continue reading Things with Wings – Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Chantilly, VA

East Coast US, Travels

I Want to Be an Astronaut – Wallops Island Flight Facility, Virginia

Well, not anymore. At least not overwhelmingly, though some small part of me will probably always dream of looking back at Earth from outer space. But I did want to be an astronaut, from the time I was a little girl until the day the space shuttle Columbia exploded upon re-entry and I decided I… Continue reading I Want to Be an Astronaut – Wallops Island Flight Facility, Virginia