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A Visit to the National Girl Scout Museum

Last Friday my Girl Scout troop took a day trip to New York City. One stop was GSUSA and the National Historic Preservation Center. None of the nine girls and two co-advisors had ever been to headquarters, so I was looking forward to showing them around.   440 more words

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A380

We will board a plane this Friday: our first flight on an Airbus A380!

Even though we have to make our way up I-5 to LAX, we’re pretty excited about the upcoming flight. 491 more words

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Lyon Air Museum (Photos!)

Lyon Air Museum, founded by Major General William Lyon and opened in 2009, is our local aviation museum. It’s located just across the runways from the terminals at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, and it’s open 10am-4pm every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas. 222 more words

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Behind the Box: An Exhibit about More than Just Cookie Crumbs

We all know about cookie patches and profits, but what other prizes come with cookie sales?

To earn their Museum Discovery Interest Project (an old teen badge), my troop of Seniors and Ambassadors created the new exhibit at the Nation’s Council’s main office. 346 more words

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On Traveling: NASM & Other Serendipity

Last week, we were back at the University of Maryland. We lived in College Park, Maryland, in the early 1990s while Anna was earning her… 945 more words

Space Exploration

Santa Fe Retreat: Judy Chicago

We spent eleven days in Santa Fe on our self-designed writing retreat. Take a look at PART 1 and PART 2.

Shortly after we arrived in Santa Fe, Anna leafed through a free tabloid and discovered that the visual artist… 726 more words

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From Savannah to Frederick, MD

Two weeks ago my family boarded am Amtrak train for a weekend trip to Savannah, Georgia.

Officially, the trip was for my daughter to tour the Savannah College of Art and Design, but I took the opportunity to make my first pilgrimage to the… 223 more words

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