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Memorial Day Weekend and the Unofficial Start of Summer!

The Memorial Day weekend is always anticipated as it is the unofficial start to the summer. Since the weather was nice and held no prediction of rain, until later in the week, I conviced the hubs to go on a hike at… 250 more words

Washington Dc

Piney Branch Loop (Rock Creek Park, DC)

Situated just north of today’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood in Washington, DC, Piney Branch carves a wooded valley that was a longtime source of quartzite and boasted the first road through what would become Rock Creek Park. 699 more words

Loop Hike

Around Town: Celebrate National Park Week @ Shenandoah, 4/16-4/24/16

Rock Creek Park is free this week! Oh wait…

All week (April 16-24) is National Park Week! You can get into any National Park for free. 159 more words

Around Town

Meet the Stars: 8 Places for Kids to Stare Into Outer Space

If your grade schooler’s nightly moon observation log has the whole family waxing and waning for a chance to go stargazing, choose from this constellation of area planeteria and observatories where kiddo’s exclamations of amazement and the glare of city lights are rarely a problem. 896 more words

Indoor Fun

A PRO-crastinator’s guide to wasting time DC style: Weekend Adventures

Guys, let’s be real. Are Saturdays really for productivity? Not always… they can just as easily be about wasting time just to get through to another week. 675 more words

Procrastination

8 Crazy Things You Can Only Find in the District

One of the best things about the greater DMV is discovering those one-of-a-kind destinations; the must-do activities that set our town apart from other towns. We hunted around for some of the coolest – and rarest – things you can do in the 25 square miles that make up our Nation’s Capital. 270 more words

Indoor Fun

Recap: Rock Creek Park - Southern Trails

The weekend of February 20, I didn’t have much time for an outing, so I did a small section of a loop outlined in the book… 2,546 more words

Hiking