When I was in 5th grade, a friend of my dad’s came to visit. She was a close friend from his life before my mom and us, but that past life didn’t end on bad terms. She had red hair, took the bus, and brought us gifts in heavyweight plastic bags with snap-close handles advertising… Continue Reading We Got Annie: A Loveletter to Broadway at the National Theater in D.C.
I first went to see a Broadway musical when I was in 4th grade. My dad’s friend came to visit from NYC and took us to see La Cage aux Folles at the National Theatre in DC. I was hooked, and looked forward to any time in any city to see a musical. So when… Continue Reading What I Wore to Moulin Rouge the Musical
My husband and I celebrated our 18th wedding anniversary by scheduling a romantic Washington DC weekend getaway. We often do a Washington DC weekend getaway for our anniversary; last year we stayed close to Dupont Circle and in 2019 we stayed in Foggy Bottom. It’s fun to do a staycation – not a long drive,… Continue Reading Romantic Weekend at the Hotel Riggs Washington DC
There is a new food and wine festival in DC, and this weekend it took place. Celebrity Chef Michael Mina created Georgetown Wine & Dine, a weekend of fabulous food and drink events that raised funds for World Central Kitchen. Hosted by the Four Seasons Hotel Georgetown and Company Fine Wine, the red carpet reception… Continue Reading Georgetown Wine & Dine Weekend Reception: What I Wore
This job is a weird one, but through it, I have made some amazing friends and have experienced cool things I normally wouldn’t. Last Wednesday evening was an example of both – a great experience with a great friend and a great chance to share what I wore and why I wore this Rebecca Taylor… Continue Reading Why I Wore This Rebecca Taylor Cotton Dress for an Evening Event
In 1727 Benjamin Franklin created The Junto, also known as The Leather Apron Club. The members of the Junto were drawn from diverse occupations and backgrounds, but they all shared a spirit of inquiry and a desire to improve themselves, their community, and to help others. The goal of the club was mutual improvement. My… Continue Reading Be the Change: Diversity in Blogging and the Washingtonian I’m Not a Tourist Campaign