Last month we went on a two week long road trip, touring in a big loop around the Baltic States. We drove from our home in Northwest Poland, down to Warsaw, then up through Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia- hugging the eastern borders of these countries- all the way up to Tallinn, where we turned back […]Read More a family visit to Patarei Prison: the importance of lifelong learning
A few months ago, my mom and I were discussing life and she said, “Life has a way of taking you where you need to go.” Such a wise mother I have. I tend to often look back and reflect on where life has brought me. I love being able to pinpoint a moment when […]Read More a coincidentally ironic serendipitous chain of events. Or, we are moving (again)
I’m doing a 180 here and switching gears entirely. Throwing it back NINE whole freaking years to 2010 and the 135th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. I refuse to believe this much time has passed. In fact, I was legitimately surprised when I did the math. This must be […]Read More the Preakness Stakes
After writing my last post, I started thinking about other travel snafus I have had to overcome. There was the time my brand new car was hit by a tour bus in DC four days before I was going to pack it up and move cross-country and one day before I was heading out of […]Read More french lemonade
When I first moved to DC, my roommates and I would regularly exclaim “Oh hey, we live here!” at various moments when we couldn’t actually believe we were residing in the District of Columbia. Walking past the Capitol, all lit up at night, on our way back from happy hour on the Hill… “Oh hey, […]Read More Oh hey, we live here!