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Glorious Autumn

One of the things I missed in Liberia was the seasons.  Sorry, just having rainy and less rainy times of the year didn’t really cut it for me.   388 more words


A House of History

A stroll down Old Town Alexandria will lead you to the 1800’s with lined streets of Colonial, Federal, and Victorian style houses and cobbled stone paths. 287 more words


“They died in the consciousness of duty faithfully performed.”

I wrote an opinion column for about 15 years. In that relatively short time, I managed to alienate…everybody…just about every race, ethnicity and national origin known to man –or (sigh) woman. 3,069 more words

Here's What They Should Do With Landmark Mall (But Probably Won't)

What’s the most depressing place in the entire DMV area?  If you said anything other than “Landmark Mall,” you’re wrong and I’m shaking my head at you slowly like a disappointed parent.  731 more words


Alexandria, Virginia

I wanted to write about the place I visited last Summer. It was around the same time this year, at the onset of Fall. Alexandria, in the East Coast of America, just minutes away from Washington, DC is usually like a Southern State: Warm and Humid but around this time of the year it was getting Colder. 331 more words


UPDATE: Let's change history

A year ago this week (a year ago to the date, actually), we brought you the idea of renaming some streets in Alexandria, Va., a Confederate-ly important part of history. 44 more words