It has been altogether too long since I have posted on my blog. Thank you to those faithful readers who have continued to check for updates in spite of my inconsistency.
My job as a teacher began on August 31st and I have been going non stop ever since then. I have so many things on my mind that I want to post about, but they will need to wait for another time.
This post will be about my recent visit to Fort McHenry and to the Dudley Chapel.
I was driving down the road a few weeks ago and saw a sign reading "historic chapel" with an arrow. Of course, my curiosity took over and I followed the arrow. It lead me to this adorable, old chapel out in the middle of a field.
I enjoyed walking around and reading the little old gravestones.
Then the other weekend, we decided that we needed to visit Fort McHenry, since we haven't been able to go there since being here.
The day we decided to go just "happened" to be earth day, and they were letting everyone into all Natinonal Parks for free that day only. So four adults got in for $0 when it would have normally been $44! :) that made me pretty happy.
There were a lot of neat things about the fort. It was neat to be able to get the perspective of the battle from inside the fort. It was also great to see the very place where the Star Spangled Banner was penned.
This was one of the many arms and powder storehouses.
This man was walking around inside the fort, but I don't think he was an employee. :) there was also a group of fifes and drums playing common marches from the day.
It was crazy to think of how this was the very place where the flag still stood after a night of bombardment from the British fleets.
A view of the bay.
It was a wonderful day! After visiting Rita's for some gelati, we went to one more park where we were able to watch the sun set over the bay.
This was a fun day for me on a Saturday. Like I said before, I have so so much to say about my teaching, my philosophy on learning, my newfound future parenting resolve, as well as a few life lessons I am currently learning. But I will save that for another post! I'll try to not stay away for so long this time!! Until later!