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When Life Gets in the Way

I have not been good about posting in the last month. Life has gotten in the way and sapped me. I have been working my day job almost every day, but this weekend is all mine, and I am photographing the entire weekend. 55 more words

Kathi Isserman

Magnolia Blossom at National Arboretum, Washington, DC

Magnolia Garden in the National Arboretum has a collection of different species and different colors of magnolia trees and when the blossom peaks this week (more or less coincide with the cherry blossom in Washington) it is just beautiful.


Easter in D.C. - Little Serow, Union Market, and a Few of My Favorite Ladies

Umami Life is back. My kitchen is groaning back to sentience after a long, long sleep.

I’m fresh off Easter weekend in D.C. where I neglected decorating and furnishing my new apartment in favor of quality time with some of my favorite people. 95 more words

The Trinidad Conundrum

Trinidad is troubled, to say the least. But its location is prime for tons of reasons. It’s going to be gentrified, but why not already? And would it be any different that the rest of the city? 1,167 more words

Peg's Picks: April Garden Events in the Washington DC Metro Area

In addition to these April gardening events, the Garden Club of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week will take place from April 18 to 25 across the Commonwealth. 716 more words


2 Days in DC during Cherry Blossom Season

Every year in early March, I start tracking the cherry blossom bloom forecasts in giddy anticipation. The National Park service is predicting the 2015 peak bloom to be April 10-14, so I’m already planning how to soak in the fresh color in the nation’s capitol. 698 more words


Bald Eagles Nest At National Arboretum In D.C.

WASHINGTON (WJZ) — For the first time in nearly seven decades, the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. has a bald eagle nest.

Amy Yensi… 340 more words