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Cherry Blossom Season

The other night I went for a walk to look at the cherry blossoms right before they peaked. I like to go once slightly before when there are still some buds, when they are peaked, and then just past peak when the petals have begun to fall. The cherry blossoms are undeniably one of the…

Leafing Through Washington

Fall has arrived in the District, bringing with it temperatures in the high thirties. While I’m happy to see the leaves finally change, the frigid temperatures are a slightly less welcome addition to the season. Since the temperatures dipped, I have essentially become a walking L.L. Bean advertisement. For the next 4-5 months, you will…

Checks, Pumps and Pillars

With less than a week left living in D.C. until the Fall, I’m starting to think that I actually might miss it. Although I’m beyond excited to go home, it’s going to be strange not to be able to visit the Jefferson Memorial on a whim or be able to go visit Georgetown, a Smithsonian…