Tagged: Summer

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It’s Just Not Cricket, Nature!

Flashback to a few years ago when I had broken up with a live-in boyfriend, had a new apartment with a lovely patio and was trying to enjoy the change of seasons… I might respect all living creatures, but sorry...

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shopping: MidCity Dog Days & Alexandria Sidewalk Sale

I distinctly remember these shopping events taking place separately in the past, but this upcoming weekend is both MidCity Dog Days in DC and the Annual Summer Sidewalk Sale in Old Town and Del Ray. I remember Dog Days last...

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Food in the Garden at American History

Join the National Museum of American History this summer for tastes, tours, and talks outside in their new Victory Garden. The Museum’s American Food History Project and Smithsonian Gardens are bringing together local growers, practitioners, educators, and researchers to explore and experience where our food comes from and how we grow it.

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spring: tweet… tweet… HONK!

As prepared as I was for the return of Spring, I hadn’t quite accounted for the birds.

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Starbucks Frappucino Happy Hour

Starting today through May 15, if you hit Starbucks during “happy hour” between the hours and 3-5pm, you can get yourself a Frappuccino® for half off…

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in DC: allergen masochist

I’ve been in DC over 10 years, and I go each year. I know what they look like, I’ve seen them in rain and shine, and it still doesn’t matter. You have to see the Cherry Blossoms. Even though ever...

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Oh come on!

95 degrees, feelin’ like 99 today!? Give me a break. I’m glad that I don’t need to go outside for anything, but that’s just brutal. It feels like a day for staying in, cranking the a-c and ordering delivery for...

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DC weather: Trade-off

I’ve done it before and I’ll do it again. I have no problem walking through a torrential downpour if we get a good payoff as a result. Yesterday afternoon was downright nasty, and me like a fool just had to...

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Too hot to…

Fill in the blank, really. It’s just gross. I feel sleepy even though I’m not tired. I still feel hot even though the office is air conditioned. Weather people say we’re 10 degrees above our average and it must be...