October 23, 2022

A Weekend with My Parents

This past weekend, my parents flew to Washington, D.C. from Kansas to visit Zach and me. We had a great time sightseeing in the nation’s capital. After taking the metro train from DCA to our home near Chevy Chase, we waited for Zach to return home from Rockville, where he works for an environmental law […]

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September 16, 2022

Orioles vs. Nationals Game & Exploring the Potomac

Zach and I went biking the other day along the Potomac and stopped to take some photos. See below! We also went to cheer on the Nationals at a Nationals vs. Orioles baseball game in Navy Yard.

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August 12, 2022

Surrounded by Trees in Centralia, Washington

Zach and I recently flew to Seattle to attend a close friend’s wedding. From Seattle, we took a train to our colorful Airbnb in Centralia, Washington. Zach was a groomsman in the wedding and he walked the groom’s mother down the aisle. The experience was sweet and special. While in Centralia, Zach and I went […]

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June 25, 2022

A Hike in Rock Creek Park

The nature within Rock Creek Park is phenomenal, especially for those who live and access the park from urban areas within the D.C. metro. The trees are glorious and the bike and hiking paths are endless. Zach and I make the short trip to Rock Creek Park often. We can’t wait to explore the national […]

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June 19, 2022

Trips to Pittsburgh, Annapolis, Baltimore, and Charleston

Zach and I travelled to four very different cities during the last two months. First, we headed to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We tried delicious fried fish at the Wharf. Freshly caught, it was fried right in front of us. We saw the beautiful city from up above on the Duquesne Incline, making sure to take plenty […]

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May 31, 2022

Dumbarton Oaks Gardens

Dumbarton Oaks Gardens is a beautiful area in Washington, D.C. As one meanders through its gardens, people pose for photos trying to capture the luscious plant life in the background. Zach and I followed a route on the map provided to us. It led us around so that we could be sure to view all […]

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April 23, 2022

A Bike Ride Along the C&O Canal and Rock Creek Park Routes

Springtime in Washington, D.C. is a perfect time to go biking in Rock Creek Park. Enjoy these pictures from my bike excursions with Zach around Foggy Bottoms and through Georgetown to the C&O Canal and Capital Crescent bike routes!

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March 23, 2022

Visiting the National Arboretum and Kennedy Center

During the time in March and April when Cherry Blossom trees are in full bloom, what’s better than looking at the trees at the National Arboretum? Located in Washington, D.C., the National Arboretum is always busy with avid joggers, nature-loving children, and happy couples. In addition to the koi fish ponds, statues, flowers, and trees, […]

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January 10, 2022

Learning About West Virginia

West Virginia is replete with beautiful nature and fascinating history. Zach and I drove across the verdant mountainous state to go skiing at Timberline while staying at a charming Elkins hotel. For wintertime, it was a warm day, but Timberline luckily was one of the few ski resorts that had remained open. I was given […]

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December 9, 2021

My Etsy Shop

On the maternal side of Alexandra Keleti’s family, the women took a great interest in needlework. From Flemish lace to homemade clothes to beadwork, Alexandra Keleti grew up in a home filled with needlework art. One day, she received a small package in the mail. She tore it open to find a letter from her […]

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