Flashback: Washington Monument, Saturday, October 31, 2015

Halloween at WAMO!  What could be more fun?!

I have 2 choices today: volunteer on the National Mall, or sit at home and be a big slug. I have an hour to decide.  (Present-day note:  I decided to go in.) Continue reading


Korean War Veterans Memorial, Saturday, October 15, 2016

I’ve been sick this week, so I had to call out of my scheduled Friday at WWII.  It’s harder for me to call out of volunteering than it is to call out of work, so that tells you how bad I felt.  But, I was feeling a little better on Saturday, so I headed in for a shift at Korea.  Added bonus:  One of my Ranger friends was able to join me for the afternoon. Continue reading

World War II Memorial, Friday, October 7, 2016

I took off of work on my birthday so I could volunteer at the World War II Memorial.  I would have loved to have been able to volunteer at WAMO, but it’s closed indefinitely so they can address the elevator issues, among other things.  So WWII it was.

For most of the day, it was just me.  There was a Ranger there when I arrived, but he was quickly off to do a tour.  I spent some time in the Memorial after he was finished with his tour, and then he was off to a class in the afternoon and it was my show for the rest of the day. Continue reading