Holes in our Armor

During the summer, Tom and I visited Fort Ligonier twice.  Both times we went, I spent some time with one particular exhibit in the museum.  It is the coat and vest of a British ship captain who was shot in a battle.  The bullet passed through his vest, through the back of the jacket, and …

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Flight 93 National Memorial

While my parents were visiting, we went to Flight 93 National Memorial.  We went the week after the 9/11 anniversary.  Even though it was after the anniversary, the park was extremely busy with the kind of number we usually see only in the big western parks.  The day we went I counted six school buses, …

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Polymath Park and Wright Overnight

We visited Fallingwater with Steve, Kathy, and Grace.  Fallingwater is the most famous Frank Lloyd Wright house in the area and probably the #1 tourist attraction in the Laurel Highlands.  Then we went to Kentuck Knob, another Frank Lloyd Wright House, with Sandy and Eric.  But there are two other Frank Lloyd Wright houses in …

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Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant

After spending hours at Mount Vernon, Tom and I were hot, tired, and hungry.  There are two dining options at Mount Vernon:  a food court with typical burgers, pizza, and salads and the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant.  After checking out the offerings at the food court, Tom and I opted for the more elegant restaurant. …

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