A Strategically Located Embassy for a Capital Visit to DC

You've got some pretty impressive neighbors when you're staying at the Embassy Suites Washington DC Convention Center. The President, for example, lives just down the street. The first night we were in town, we were wandering around after dinner and ended up strolling by the White House....more

Sightseeing in DC and C-ville

 CharlottesvilleWe spent New Year's Eve at a winery in Charlottesville, Virginia celebrating my cousin's wedding....more

Complete Guide to the Washington DC Metro

 Today on my blog I'm sharing my guide to the Washington DC metro system. The metro in DC is one of the easier to handle subway systems in the US, so I wrote a guide on how to get a metro card and use it!...more

East Coast Trip: Day 9

 On my last day on the east coast, we found an amazing gluten free pizza place and my mom decided to get married! Read about the whole day and see my pictures here!...more


NaBloPoMo – BlogHer – March 2014Thursday, March 27, 2014 Have you ever taken a trip by yourself? Do you prefer to travel with people or alone?~~~~~~~~Travel is not a thing I do often. When I was working for our local school system, I did travel often, going to state, regional, and national conferences. There was only one occasion when I had to fly alone. I flew from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, to attend a Homeless Children and Youth Conference....more

The Ragnar Relay Washington, DC

What’s better than tackling a 193-mile run? Applauding others as they tackle it!That’s what you can do Friday, October 4, when the Ragnar Relay Washington DC, now in its third year, kicks off at Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, Maryland. Barring any blown hamstrings, runners—working in teams of 12—will finish the following day at National Harbor in the Free State's Prince George’s County....more

Suck it, Wal-mart

Woot! Woot! Some good news at last on a political front! A group of politicians actually took a stand for their constituents AGAINST some big oligarchy-feeding hellholes! Alleluia!!!...more

DC Fashion Blogger Rocks Floral

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Northeast is Back (Washington, DC)

Brookland, Eckington Place, Bloomingdale, NoMa (really known as the NY-Fla Ave Corridor)…all of these places have been great undiscovered places in DC to live.  While most now or even before the re-commercialization of U Street and Columbia Heights still preferred these mid-city center points, Northeast had been overlooked....more

Shoes, Food and Homes in Columbia Heights, Washington, DC

Whether shopping, metro, great restaurants or city living is your shtick, Columbia Heights has more and more – again.Just opened recently, DSW shoe fans can find the new store on the corner of Irving and Ashmead.  While there, shoppers can delight in the new Mexican-style Cilantro Grill “Lime” on 14th street in the center of all the Columbia Heights’ offerings....more