Change, Friends, Home

10 Lessons about moving

I keep a five-year journal , a charming little gem that allows me to write five-line entries for five years. Every day, it tells me exactly what I was doing the previous year on the same day. My daily entries from last year at this time included : Last visit to our home in Virginia. That… Continue reading 10 Lessons about moving

Community, From the News

Proud to be an American

Happy Fourth of July! What better place to be on Independence Day than in Washington, D.C. at Nat's Stadium with your family and best friends? That thought has been in my head from the minute I got up this morning. Highlights of my Fourth of July: Watching all the families dressed in their Nats fan… Continue reading Proud to be an American

Community, From the News, Uncategorized

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend 2012 and what it conjures up... 1. Memories of living in Crystal City and taking my camera over to Arlington Cemetery to photograph the thousands of flags posted by the graves and feeling overwhelming gratitude for the soldiers who served the United States with such courage and valor. I couldn't believe the… Continue reading Memorial Day