I put this list together recently for someone who asked for ideas on fun things to do in and around the DC area, so I thought I would share. This is just a start - if you have any ideas please let me know and I will update the list. 1. Visit vineyards - there are... Continue Reading →
I have lived and worked in the Washington, DC metropolitan area since 1981. It seems surreal that it has been so long, but it is true. I spent 12 years living in various parts of the city while working and going to school. I was reminded of how special DC is yesterday when my daughter... Continue Reading →
The Washington, DC metropolitan area ranks #2 in the US for traffic congestion. This fact was confirmed this morning when it took me 2 hours to drive 17 miles. At least we are recognized for something other than politics. Currently I am working very hard to maintain a positive mental attitude.
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 →