Earlier this week we had the pleasure of dining at a restaurant I’d been wanting to go to for ages – Zola, adjacent to the Spy Museum in Washington, DC. This is just one of several local eateries participating in Kids’ Restaurant Week, a week-long promotion at local high-end restaurants where adults pay $29 for […]
Visiting Washington, DC
I’m bummed that we missed Flower Mart this weekend. It’s an annual festival that takes place every spring on the grounds of the National Cathedral. The Cathedral is definitely a must-see when you’re in DC. It’s the 6th largest neogothic cathedral in the world, the 2nd largest in the U.S., and the 4th tallest structure […]
The cherry blossoms in Washington, DC, are in peak bloom at the moment, and as tired as we were from our busy weekend, I just had to go down and see them. It’s supposed to rain tomorrow, and sometimes that brings the blossoms down sooner than expected. Here’s my little cherry blossom, sitting comfortably against […]
Walking along the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC.
I watched the entire Pentagon Memorial dedication on TV two weeks ago today, and was especially touched by the song “There Are No Words”, sung by Kitty Donohoe. You can download the song from her website for free, and it can also be found on Kitty’s latest CD. There Are No Words (click to listen) […]
One of my favorite museums in Washington, D.C. is the National Building Museum. With it’s bright red brick exterior, this structure is one of the most unique buildings in the city. Originally called the Pension Building, its initial purpose was two-fold: to house the Pension Bureau and to act as a venue for the District’s […]