Crosscountry Christmas (& a book worth reading)

After driving from Virginia to Kansas (a mere 20-hour, two-day excursion) to drop off the dog at “grandmas,” then flying to El Paso, Texas, for my brother-in-law’s wedding, then back to Kansas, then driving back to…. well you get the point. ‘Twas a lovely wedding though…   And a lovely Christmas! We’re back in Virginia … Continue reading

Beach eats

It appears we left DC just in time, hours before yesterday’s damaging storm took out power across the region and at our house in Alexandria (according to our neighbors). After our poorly air-conditioned taxi ride to the poorly air-conditioned airport on the 104-degree Friday, I can only imagine how unbearable it is for all our … Continue reading