The Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns inspired me to remember out time in Washington DC, a city with ample examples of shape, line, texture, and pattern. Enjoy!
As we are all preparing to enjoy the upcoming three day weekend, I want to gently remind you that Memorial Day did not begin as a time to celebrate the first days of summer. The origins of the day came after the Civil War. Families of deceased soldiers came together on Decoration Day to, Read More
Never having lived on the East Coast, I had never eaten ramps before last Sunday. I’d read about them and have to admit that I was attracted by the idea of them. But I also knew they grew wild which meant they had to be foraged. That means I would need to find a, Read More
Do you remember reading books where children escaped into a magic land? My favorite was The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe by CS Lewis. I always wanted to live in an old house with an attic full of antique treasures and rooms so full of furniture that I would never lack a place, Read More
I did something completely average on Tuesday morning – I joined thousands of other Washingtonians and DC Tourists and headed down to the Tidal Basin in hopes of catching peak Cherry Tree Blossoms. What I hope isn’t so average are the pictures I managed to take. If you’ve never had the chance to walk, Read More
Last weekend, my husband and I headed to the National Mall, overdressed in multiple layers because we’ve been used to a bitter cold wind even on sun-shiny days. Fortunately, we were blessed with the real spring weather and ended up unlayering in a short amount of time. It wasn’t shorts and t-shirt weather, but, Read More