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A Heartfelt Visit to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum in Iowa
A Heartfelt Visit to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum in Iowa

A Heartfelt Visit to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum in Iowa

Herbert Hoover is the only U.S. president, so far, to hail from Iowa. Beloved in Europe, especially Belgium, Hoover was not necessarily a popular president during his time in the Oval Office. He lost his second election in a landslide.…

Jackie Robinson and Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Jackie Robinson and Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Jackie Robinson and Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

The Jackie Robinson movie “42” is my kind of movie. It’s about baseball and history, which I love. And it’s a real story with real people and real drama that crappy reality TV will never in a million years give…

Belleau Wood France – A Pilgrimage Site for U.S. Marines
Belleau Wood France – A Pilgrimage Site for U.S. Marines

Belleau Wood France – A Pilgrimage Site for U.S. Marines

Belleau Wood France is a pilgrimage destination for members of the United States Marine Corps. It was here, during a particularly bloody battle in June 1918, that the Marine Corps came into its own, became recognized as a superior military organization,…

McMenamins Edgefield – A Fun Weekend Getaway near Portland Oregon
McMenamins Edgefield – A Fun Weekend Getaway near Portland Oregon

McMenamins Edgefield – A Fun Weekend Getaway near Portland Oregon

For a great weekend near Portland, Oregon, I suggest you check out a place called McMenamins Edgefield. Whatever you like in a weekend getaway, Edgefield has it. A ☑ boutique hotel ☑ spa ☑ golf course ☑ concert venue ☑…