Paeonian Springs

A few weeks ago, my dad and I biked the Leesburg to Purcellville portion of the WO&D Trail. There are fewer people than the eastern portion in Arlington and Fairfax and it’s mostly all bikes because access points are more spread out. The… Read More ›

Northside Social: Great Clarendon Hangout

It’s hard to describe exactly what kind of place Northside Social is. Independent hipster coffeehouse? Laid-back yuppie wine bar? Neighborhood hangout? All three? If Northside Social were located in another neighborhood it would probably be considered a hipster hangout – think garage-like… Read More ›

Orange Line Project

I’ve been trying to think of interesting things I can write about in my blog (besides myself…I think this is getting old and I’m just not that interesting) and got the idea the other day to do a sort of… Read More ›

Family Dinner

Tonight for the first time in a long time the whole family was together. My brother came home from college (he’s all done…we’re getting so old) and my sister came to visit. It was nice to have the whole family… Read More ›

A Brief Introduction

As part of the initial planning phase of my Hometown Project, I’ve started doing a bit of Internet research into Centreville. Aside from current statistical information, there isn’t much information available. This leads me to believe that Centreville has never… Read More ›

American Pedicure

I was really excited to write about my American pedicure experience, but sadly, I have little to report. Yes,  it was lovely and relaxing and wonderfully clean with New Age-y music playing in the background, Asian-inspired decor and an assortment… Read More ›