We stayed at an Embassy Suites in Washington, DC, recently, and had a wonderful time. Getting there was easy – we just crossed the Potomac! Walking into the open-air atrium of the lobby, we were greeted immediately, and ushered to the front desk where I was able to check in in a matter of minutes. […]
Visiting Washington, DC
I had heard about Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) a long time ago and while I understood the program’s purpose was to help children, I honestly had no idea just how much they do for families all over the world until McDonald’s invited me to visit my local RMHC to see how it works. It’s […]
On Friday night I decided to surprise the girls with a picnic dinner at the Tidal Basin, for fear that with the weekend’s impending rain and wind, that would be our last chance to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom. While we see the cherry blossoms every year, this is the first time that […]
“What a funny name for a garden,” Maya said.
Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech on this very day 48 years ago. August 28th, 1963. The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial was supposed to officially open to the public today, with a big dedication ceremony that has unfortunately been postponed due to Hurricane Irene. The memorial has […]
I ordered a dozen cupcakes from Georgetown Cupcake for my birthday. Chocolate Banana – Orange Blossom – Red Velvet – Chocolate PB Swirl – Key Lime Chocolate Birthday – Vanilla/Chocolate – Coconut – Chocolate Squared – Vanilla Squared I’d been wanting a cupcake from this place for the longest time. While I don’t go into […]