2 Girls Who Travel love the arts and when Main Street Theater (MST) recently presented a production of Akeelah and the Bee, we were there! You probably remember the 2006 big screen drama about a young girl who overcomes some major obstacles (dead father, busy working mom, and an in-with-the-wrong-crowd brother) to make it to the big national spelling bee. 330 more words
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Can you bee-lieve it?
Sorry for that offense to both puns and spelling, but the National Spelling Bee was a whole week ago. While I wasn’t a super-speller as a kid, I loved reading and words and was always thrilled to add a fresh $2 word to my vocabulary. 639 more words
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous “I Have A Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial. 180 more words