Neighborhood Fiber Company, Baltimore, Maryland

Although Neighborhood Fiber Company has been in business for well over ten years, I only learned of it early last year. I was visiting my daughter who lives in Maryland, near Washington, DC. One afternoon we visited Alexandria, Virginia. As usual, I checked if there were any yarn shops in the area. I was pleased […]

The African American Museum in Washington, DC

Last weekend part of my family and I had the opportunity to visit The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. It is part of the group of Smithsonian Museums.  I didn’t know what to expect from this museum except that it would be excellent, as all Smithsonian ones are. My […]

Attending the Stamp and Scrapbook Expo

This past weekend, I attended the Stamp and Scrapbook Expo with my sister. It was interesting in that it was held in the same location as Stitches Midwest – the Renaissance Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois – where I had been two weeks earlier. Although the events had similarities, there were also notable differences. Even […]

Understanding Airline Luggage Requirements

Luggage requirements can be complicated and confusing with differences between airlines, destination, and ticket class. I’ll attempt to sort them out here, but I caution you to always check with your airline before you fly. In this post, I use luggage and baggage interchangeably – airline requirements often use the term baggage. A couple times, […]