Korean War Memorial, Saturday, December 31, 2016

I spent the final day of 2016 at the Korean War Veterans Memorial.  I would have loved to end the year where I began it, but WAMO is closed for at least another 2 1/2 years, so other sites get my attention these days.  It was a beautiful day.  Crisp, cool, but sunny most of the day and there wasn’t a whole lot of wind.  I spent my day either at the desk in the Korea contact station, or inside the Memorial. Continue reading


World War II Memorial, Saturday, December 3, 2016

I was at the World War II Memorial on Saturday.  There were a lot of volunteers there, but most were hanging out in the contact station, so I spent a lot of time in the memorial.  It was a little chilly and windy, but in the sun it actually got warm enough for me to take my earmuffs and gloves off.  Visitors came in groups–sometimes the memorial was very crowded and sometimes it was nearly empty. Continue reading