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13 treats for summer, a Foodie roundup

For someone (me) who complains about the heat so much, I sure do have a lot of summer-themed treats on my blog. I guess it’s because summer creatures and the like lend themselves so well to being turned into cute edibles. So it wasn’t too difficult to come up with a summer dessert collection sponsored […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds AND the National Zoo

This week, on a day not sweltering and in the afternoon when the camp crowds were leaving (though summer still brings in lots of crowds), we headed to the National Zoo. We’re lucky to live a short drive from the zoo, and with free admission (and with our membership, free parking), we go there so […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and Washington DC in 1921

Several years ago, a former neighbor emailed this found photo to those of us who also lived on this block in the Columbia Heights neighborhood. Shown here is the 700 block of Columbia Road in Northwest Washington DC. Our house was about halfway up the block, and we lived there from 2003 to 2008. I […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and painting pottery

Painting my gnome at All Fired Up in Cleveland Park here in Washington DC. Many moons ago (in 1998) I managed the paint-your-own pottery store owned by All Fired Up’s predecessors. Weird to be back there in the painting chair. Note my daughter is painting a rainbow unicorn (of course) and she has her toy […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and Rock Creek Park

Biking through Rock Creek Park here in Washington DC on Father’s Day weekend.  Parts of Beach Road through Rock Creek close to cars on the weekends, leaving the winding road open to bikers, hikers and bladers. It’s rather stunning to have a National Park run through the center of DC, from the top to the […]