I took a week off from RL and escaped to one of my favorite places. The house that I stayed in inspired me beyond words - to the point where I left with more clarity than ever on how I want to live my life.

Summer 2008: things to look forward to

looking forward to: evenings by the pool reading great books hikes in the mountains grilling on my deck weekend mini adventures pomegranate margaritas with my friendly neighbor spending time with my children and my niece harry & the potters show @ the black cat in DC watching my garden bloom cooking with herbs that I grow... Continue Reading →

A brief escape: Hillwood Museum & Gardens

A few of us escaped from work today to check out a beautiful estate/museum nearby, Hillwood Museum & Gardens. Marjorie Merriweather Post acquired Hillwood in 1955 and created a series of pleasure gardens for her leisure and the entertainment of her guests.  Being that this is only 1 mile away from the office, we enjoyed... Continue Reading →

Lazy Summer Days

My 8 year-old and her buddy are planning to start a punk-rock band. When I told them they would have to buy instruments, they decided to have an iced tea stand to make money. It was about 100 degrees outside but they were determined... If you look closely at the picture, you will see "Iced... Continue Reading →

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