US Holocaust Museum in Washington

The U.S. Memorial Holocaust Museum

The United States Memorial Holocaust Museum (USMHM) is America’s official memorial to the Holocaust. It is located in Washington, D.C. and was opened in 1993. My daughter and I visited the USMHM last week; this was my second visit and her first. We both moved quietly through the three main floors of the permanent exhibit…

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What are your happiness boosters?

“Never measure your life by possessions. Measure it by the hearts you’ve touched, the smiles you created and the love you shared.” ― Ziad K. Abdelnour What wonderful words to embrace and live by. I am a firm believer that our possessions don’t make us who we are or have any sort of lasting effect…

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8th Deadly Sin?

The Seven Deadly Sins in Christian belief are a list of seven rebellious tendencies that afflict humanity. They are wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony. If I could add an 8th deadly sin to the list, what would it be? This is easy for me. Don’t be a bystander. See something; say something.…

Reformed shy person and proud introvert. Living my life... Oh yeah!!

How I Overcame My Shyness

What’s the difference between a quiet person (an introvert) and a shy one? Confidence. I’m proud to be an introvert as well an almost fully recovered shy person. Most of the times I’m not shy anymore, but that self doubt does creep up on me every now and then in certain social situations. Growing up…

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DP Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

Our family is scattered throughout the United States so summer means a week-long family reunion at Dewey Beach, Delaware. We like to…  Fight the waves Meet new family members Hang out on the boardwalk Pretend we’re in the World Cup Squish together whenever possible  Fight more waves Say goodbye until next year… Summer Lovin‘ is the theme for…