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Long Runs in the City

Most of my short runs are around my house to avoid running “down the hill” and therefore having to run back up Capitol Hill (something I will only do if… 149 more words


D.C. Road Tripping - The Great Monuments

As we drove in towards our hotel in Georgetown along the Potomac River the night we arrived, everyone got excited when we saw the lit up Washington Monument in the distance, and decided that’s where we should go on our first day in D.C.   977 more words


Houston's Rothko Chapel and the "Broken Obelisk" on MLK Day

My first time visiting Rothko Chapel was 10 years ago when my artist cousin hoped to share with me her admiration for Mark Rothko. I didn’t see or feel the significance then. 407 more words

Sabeen Scheme


I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed – we hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal. 54 more words

Lifting a Fog

For several hours after yesterday’s tentative 20-mile ride I felt fantastic, the best I’ve felt since the roof caved in three weeks ago. Temperatures this morning were in the 60s. 335 more words