I’m having nomadic withdrawals right now and fantasizing about a life on the road; since I can’t actually go anywhere at this particular moment, I thought it would be a good time to relive my Rocky Mountain 2015 summer vacation… Read More ›
Today was a beautiful 65-degree day and I felt like going on a nice walk after work. So I drove over to Huntley Meadows, the largest park in the Fairfax County Park System at nearly 1,500 acres. Most of the… Read More ›
I recently wrote lovingly about Bluemont Park, but Arlington County manages a number of other perfectly lovely, well-designed parks. Today I’ll focus on Bon Air Park and Glencaryln Park, both adjacent to Bluemont. Both are located off the WO&D Trail and Four Mile Run Trail, Bon… Read More ›
Last night I met some friends for happy hour at Matchbox in the relatively new Mosaic District in the Fairfax/Falls Church/Merrifield area. The original plan was to watch The Great Gatsby afterwards but this didn’t exactly pan out. I haven’t been able to pinpoint… Read More ›
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 ›
On Saturday I went to the 4th Annual Kingsman Island Bluegrass Festival with my sister, her boyfriend and my parents. I’d never been to Kingsman Island nor did I know that it existed, but it’s a weird, swampy, muddy, little place on… Read More ›
Here are some more pics from the Manassas Battlefield. It was a really nice evening yesterday and my mom and I and Alfie went on a nice long walk.