January 16, 2023

Modern Art at the Hirshhorn Museum

Zach and I decided to spend our Sunday morning visiting the Hirshhorn Museum. The modern art museum had been closed for 17 months due to the pandemic, so it was our first time visiting it since 2019. The museum has a feminist gallery, showcasing bold banners by the Guerrilla Girls. It also has a gallery […]

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January 15, 2023

Touring the West Wing of the White House & Exploring the U.S. Botanic Garden

One of Zach’s good friends from law school asked us last week if we’d like to tour the West Wing of the White House. We canceled our plans to make room for this tour and had a phenomenal time! We learned about the various history-filled rooms, including the Oval Office, and about how fun it […]

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January 9, 2023

Celebrating the Holidays in KC

Zach and I visited family in Kansas City for the holidays. Before flying there, we toured Georgetown on Christmas day. We learned about the history and the famous political families that lived in this quaint part of Washington, D.C. In Kansas City, Zach and I walked with his mom, Beth, on the Trolley Trail of […]

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December 12, 2022

Zoo Lights and the Willard Hotel during the Holidays

On a beautiful December night, Zach and I visited the Zoo Lights at the Smithsonian National Zoo. There were artistic displays of glowing animal replicas all throughout the zoo and as we went on our festive walk, we saw a spirited performance of Irish tap dancing. We drank hot cocoa topped with whipped cream and […]

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November 28, 2022

A Thanksgiving Trip to New Hope, PA

This year, Zach and I celebrated Thanksgiving by having two special dinners with family. We spent one weekend with ZoĆ« and Jadzia, Zach’s sisters, making sure to visit the holiday market in downtown Washington, D.C on F Street. And the following week, we met up with Joe and Magda Maxian from the Sand Castle Winery […]

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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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