Photos: Mount Vernon, Virginia (Oct 2016)

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I had the opportunity to visit President George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, Virginia in October, 2016. I developed a deeper understanding of the man, rather than the one-dimensional saintly impression that schools often teach. We also visited Historic Occoquan, which I highly recommend to others looking for something interesting and historic to do. Would you like to know more? Continue Reading.

Photos: Arlington National Cemetery

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I had the sobering and humbling privilege to visit Arlington National Cemetery today. It is incredible to see row upon row of headstones ranging from heads of state and top generals to the lowest private’s child all buried on the same grounds. I hope these photos give you a taste of what lies there and inspires you to visit for yourself. Would you like to know more? Continue Reading.

How I Shave and How You Can Save Money

Straight razor, brush, and associated soaps.

The shaving supplies I have on my counter at the moment. I have more… much more.

A few years ago, I decided that I was tired of paying ridiculous amounts of money for shave cartridges from Gillette. I had recently switched over to the Gillette Fusion cartridge, and while I loved the reverse blade for sideburn trimming, I was really tired of feeling the hairs being pulled out of my face. More importantly, I was tired of paying $4/blade.
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