NYC and the “Storm”

March 7, 2018 Sloppy, wet, puddles, wind, closed, slip, chill, people, fall, subways, potholes, ice, snowflakes, mud, slush, misery, fluster, bluster, broken. Done.

NYC, Before the Storm

March 6, 2018 I snored myself awake and turned to see my 3 group leaders laughing at me somewhere near the Delaware border. We left the hotel super early this morning hoping to see as much of NYC before the foot of snow that is expected tomorrow drops on us. First: lunch at Gray's Papaya... Continue Reading →

Dirksen Dining Hall and other things

March 5, 2018 The group leader for my current tour is the high school's administrator and she treats us to lunch every year at the Senate Dining Hall in the Dirksen Office Building. She actually sells it as a field trip experience amongst our country's leadership. Amazing. And so much fun. The bill is usually... Continue Reading →

Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s Home

March 3, 2018 Turns out my driver never made it to a hotel last night and had to sleep on the bus. All of the Bolt, Vamoose, Megabus and Greyhound busses that left before my transportation options were cancelled, were all stuck there overnight on I-95 and all hotels were taken. So very thankful, as... Continue Reading →

Stranded in NYC

March 2, 2018 Being a Tour Director is just "so glamorous". I just finished up a 3-day TD training for my student company, which went very well, and I had to leave them early to meet a group down in Richmond, VA. The storm was coming in, but I had a 2pm train headed south.... Continue Reading →

Home in Virginia

February 16, 2018 A day of jetlag and laundry. I woke up at 4 am with a nasty headache, so I took 4 Advil, but it turns out I took for Advil PMs by accident. I didn't wake until 2pm, now feeling hungover and still dehydrated. I'm going back to bed.

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