Washington DC

Halloween!

Check out the pumpkin I carved! Halloween was fun. There were lots of zany parties on Saturday night, and DC was already all amped up after...

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The first few weeks of grad school

Week 1 I’m back at school!  I can sleep in (except on the days I work) and hang out at the library and it’s going to be...

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America the free (and crazy)

Just after I had been at the Newseum, learning about the First Amendment and free speech and stuff like that, I spotted this interesting...

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Capitolicious

The Capitol Building is pretty lovely looking and very grand indeed.  Its domed roof is a very distinctive part of the Washington skyline....

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Pumpkin pie and other such joys

It’s pumpkin time in America!  Next weekend is Halloween, and there are pumpkins everywhere.  Outside people’s houses, in the...

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Newseum

9/11 Exhibit at the Newseum I love news. I have devoted several years of my life to news. If someone came up to me and said “hi, I...

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Monumental air

Kids skateboarding off the stairs on one of the many, many, many monuments along Pennsylvania Avenue, near the Capitol Building, Washington...

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I’m alive!

Sorry the blog has been neglected for a month! I’ve been really sick with bronchitis, really busy with school and reading, and time...

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Things you never knew about Washington DC

Life here isn’t all about eating Potbelly sandwiches, drinking malts and reading the Washington Post while some dude does slow jam...

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The Tea Party

I went downtown on Sunday afternoon to take in one of DC’s many Smithsonian museums.  When I got out of the Metro station, I was...

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The Washington Monument

The Washington Monument, pictured on a day when the National Mall was not overrun by the tea party movement like it was over the weekend....

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DC in a Nutshell

Washington DC is one of the only places in the world where educated people come to spend their summers being exploited.  The city would...

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