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Author - David Gaines

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Quick and Wet Trip to Rehoboth Beach

We had already planned a day trip to Rehoboth Beach, part of our summers at the beach tradition, but the weather wasn’t cooperating. So, we just waltz around for a few hours, grabbed a bite and headed home. We did go out to the beach, but the high winds from a dying tropical storm created quite imposing waves. No one was allowed to...

Town of Duck

After getting our fill of the ocean and checking out the Wright Brother Memorial, we ventured north to the Town of Duck. This quaint little town got its name because back in the day, it was populated with a bunch of ducks. Nothing more. in the early 1900s, hunters flocked to the area to hunt, nearly decimating the duck population. Duck...

Wright Brothers Memorial - Outer Banks, NC

Walking Around Where Man First Took Flight

I was most looking forward to visiting the Wright Brothers Memorial. Today we take flying in planes for granted, but if you really stop and think about what these brothers from Ohio invented, it has to be one of the greatest inventions ever. They weren’t endowed with government money like Samuel Pierpont Langley who was an...

Outer Banks

Beach Trip to the Outer Banks

For our summer beach trip, we ventured out a bit further than usual, heading out to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Growing up in North Carolina, I always wanted to visit where the first airplane took flight so we chose Kitty Hawk. The ladies had only one preference — a beach. None of us can swim. And Najwa is still just young...

Visiting the National Aquarium While in Baltimore

We were in Baltimore for Nduku’s bodybuilding competition, and while she was at the venue getting registered, my brother and I headed down to the Inner Harbor for a visit to the National Aquarium. USS Constellation USS Constellation is a sloop-of-war, the last sail-only warship designed and built by the United States Navy. She was...