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Walking through The Walking Dead (Season Five): Aahh – I’m Losing Faith in Humanity!

Guest Writer: Michael J. Miller

Season Five contained an odd experience for me.  By nature, I am a trusting person.  I believe in (and hope for) the best in people.  1,551 more words


Fat Tuesday at Southside 815 | Fireman Mike | Old Town Post

Looking for a Mardi Gras party in Alexandria?  Southside 815 is your place.  They are celebrating Fat Tuesday with live music by The Joe Chiocca Band… 59 more words


WashingtonFirst Bank Announces the Opening of Its 18th Branch in Alexandria, Virginia | News Release | WashingtonFirst Bank

WashingtonFirst Bank Announces the Opening of Its 18th Branch in Alexandria, Virginia

February 8, 2016 – WashingtonFirst Bank is pleased to announce the opening of its eighteenth branch in Alexandria, Virginia. 193 more words


Taqueria el Poblano

Was finally able to visit a Mexican restaurant that I have only heard great things about.  Checked out Taqueria el Poblano in Alexandria/Del Ray, VA.  They also have 2 locations in Arlington. 145 more words

Bastille --- Lunch on 3 February 2016

As 2016 Winter Restaurant Week neared its end, I had two more old favourites left to visit. The first was Bastille, an excellent French restaurant in Alexandria. 257 more words


Bon Vivant

The experience 

Bon Vivant is a market-restaurant combo and fills a unique niche in the Del Rey neighborhood. I went around 11:00 on a Saturday. I walked into a small market area with local products for sale and a counter with a chalkboard menu hung above it. 354 more words

Review: Restaurant

Wandering around with an old film camera

Last Christmas, my husband got me a classic Minolta SRT-201. It’s in near-mint condition except for a missing flash… more on that later. My first film camera was a toy Barbie camera when I was 9 or 10. 122 more words