Need a taste of salt air and the feel of sand between your toes but you can’t bear the thought of 4+ hours in Bay Bridge traffic? We’ll be featuring some of our favorite beaches near Washington, DC this summer. If you have a favorite, please let us know in the comments below. Just an more »
Part One: Chocolate World I’m a wimp. I didn’t dare measure Jeremy before we left on our weekend trip to Hershey Park. I had heartbreaking flashbacks of his older brother Jacques at about that age, giddily walk-running on a slippery poolside only to be sent back from the waterslide inconsolably crying. I went to talk more »
We’ve all heard the famous Mark Twain expression, “the coldest winter I have saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco.” And it’s true, July can be downright blustery and damp, especially by the water. But travel just a few hours to Yosemite, and it’s a totally different scene. It’s not unusual for summer more »
I was recently walking along the National Mall in Washington, DC, when I saw a family leaving the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. As they passed a trash can, the mother tossed in her empty water bottle. Her son stopped in his tracks and his eyes grew wide. “But Mom! That’s recyclable! You can’t put that in more »
An abandoned wooden building near the railroad tracks in the small mountain town of Berkeley Springs, WV.