Virginia

I spent the last weekend in Virginia, hours outside of DC. Several years ago was my first time back and also the first time in a long while I’ve driven through much of VA. After all, it is a bit of a drive from DC. And I’d made a comment …

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Poetry Readings

Sunday night I made it out to Arlington for a poetry reading by contest winners from a city-sponsored contest (kind of cool: the winners’ poems will be featured on the sides of buses in Arlington, so keep an eye out for those!). My friend was one of the winners, so …

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recap

So I was off my fairly regular posting this past week, but it was a very busy week. One thing that I’ve realized several days ago while chatting about some favorite restaurants, and also flipping through some recent photos, is I’ve had quite the culinary experience so far in 2011. …

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cherry blossoms

It’s that time of year again! Although, given the cold this past weekend, one might not know it. Yes, it did snow Saturday night. I woke up early on Sunday and there was just a light dusting of snow outside my window. And of course it was gone very shortly …

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a new style of dancing

So earlier this week I took my first ballroom dance lesson. So let me start with the obvious: It is challenging to dance backwards and in heels. I’ve danced in heels at clubs, so the wearing of heels wasn’t the challenging part. It was the dancing backwards and putting your …

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