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Hunger in Alexandria

With many of you, I’ve been watching the new Ken Burns series on PBS this week:  “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” One image that has stuck with me from last night’s show is the image of the men standing in line for hours for food during the Great Depression. 303 more words

Sharpened Pencils

The end of this week finds us with Open House out of the way and the opportunity to have met our wonderful parents, and being delighted with sharpened pencils. 964 more words

The Crazy Life

More Millennials Migrating to D.C. for Work, Living in Va.

LANHAM, Md. — Census data shows that troves of millennials are coming to the DC area to find jobs, despite the high cost of living. … 189 more words


Day 35(?): Washington, DC / Like Pearls on a String

Man, it is easy to lose track of the days during these sedentary interludes.

Yesterday at least I finally broke free of the like one-square-mile inertia zone between this apartment, the grocery store and the bookstore shopping plaza.   278 more words

Overview of Egypt for Travelers

From Pyramids to the Valley of the Kings, the Arab Republic of Egypt oozes history. If you are considering traveling to Egypt, you should know the following about the country. 361 more words