Every day, thousands of residents of Arlington County pass by this historic War Memorial.  What is unknown is that it is dedicated to the citizens of Arlington, Virginia who lost their lives in service to their country from World War I up until the Vietnam War.  I have lived in Arlington for nearly nine years and I had never stopped to see what the monument was about or who created it.  Today,… Read More

For the past three years, my friend Bill and I have journeyed down to Old Town Alexandria, VA to watch the Scottish Christmas Walk or Scottish Parade.  The parade takes place on the first weekend of December. This year was a lot of fun and the weather was absolutely gorgeous.  At the conclusion of the parade the Scottish bands square off on King Street and play traditional Scottish tunes.  It is an… Read More