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  • Tidbit Roundup: Hair, Food, Golf, and Straws Edition

    Tidbit Roundup: Hair, Food, Golf, and Straws Edition

    Let's round up the news items that have trickled in from readers and via Twitter:* HELLO, BISHOPS: Signage and the company web site indicate that the salon coming this year to the ground floor of the Harlow at 1100 2nd Street (across from Wiseguy) is…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 3:46pm -
  • Tuesday Tidbits: Cleaners, Crossing, Ice Cream Social

    Tuesday Tidbits: Cleaners, Crossing, Ice Cream Social

    A few small things as we head into summer:* DC CROSSING: We still don't have an officially sanctioned rendering (so you know what that means!), but we now know that what we've been calling Square 696 will now be known as DC Crossing, with an address…
    - 22 days ago, 28 May 19, 3:47pm -
  • Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market

    Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market

    You probably have to be a foodie for the title of this post to not sound like gibberish, but:* ALL-DAY CAFE COMING TO NOVEL: Highly regarded restaurateur Erik Bruner-Yang (of Maketto and other ventures) will be opening a 3,000-square-foot "day-to-nig…
    - 29 days ago, 21 May 19, 6:50pm -
  • Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge

    Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge

    The Post reports today that the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge is at the midway point in its construction, with construction of the bridge itself and the two new traffic oval approaches still expected to be completed in 2021. The work on the…
    - 30 days ago, 20 May 19, 2:50pm -
  • Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup

    Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup

    Late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning, many readers noticed police activity and caution tape outside of Scarlet Oak at New Jersey and K, SE. According to the MPD 1-D mailing list, a person got into a "dispute" with a group of people and that pe…
    - 34 days ago, 16 May 19, 3:13pm -
  • Tidbits: Meet the Photographer, Retail (and Sportsbook?) News, More

    Tidbits: Meet the Photographer, Retail (and Sportsbook?) News, More

    Pulling myself together to pull together recent tidbits for those who don't wander by the site often or don't follow me on Twitter (or don't wander by the site to see my tweets in the handy box on the home page):* ICE CREAM SOCIAL/MEET AND GREET: On…
    - 45 days ago, 5 May 19, 5:11pm -
  • Tidbits: Then and Now Exhibit, Nicoletta, Taco City, More Residential

    Tidbits: Then and Now Exhibit, Nicoletta, Taco City, More Residential

    If you have wandered through Canal Park or the Yards Park in recent days, you may have come across the large displays that make up the Capitol Riverfront BID's new two-part "Then and Now" exhibit, showcasing photos that probably look very familiar to…
    - 71 days ago, 10 Apr 19, 2:11am -
  • Retail News: CVS Coming to Half and I Streets SE

    Retail News: CVS Coming to Half and I Streets SE

    Word is filtering my way that One Hill South, the 380ish-unit apartment building at Half and I that opened not quite two years ago, has now signed CVS as its first retail tenant. The ubiquitous drug store will be occupying the building's entire I Str…
    - 77 days ago, 4 Apr 19, 2:11am -
  • What's New Outside Nats Park for 2019, Food- and Building-Wise

    What's New Outside Nats Park for 2019, Food- and Building-Wise

    It's time once again for a look at what Nats fans might find that's new *outside* the ballpark when they head to Half Street this season, other than far fewer fans wearing number 34 jerseys. (If you want to know what's new *inside* the ballpark food-…
    - 85 days ago, 26 Mar 19, 9:21pm -
  • Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition

    Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition

    It's Slider time! It takes a fair amount of work to update the cool little displays of then-and-now photos that allow you to slide a bar back and forth to compare the images, but I have now finished the Herculean task of not only updating *26* existi…
    - 89 days ago, 22 Mar 19, 6:10pm -
  • Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage

    Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage

    Boy, did I take a lot of pictures on Sunday, because there are way too many projects underway right now. I decided to ease my way into posting photos with this survey of the latest signage around the neighborhood, but I'm starting with an image of th…
    - 93 days ago, 18 Mar 19, 6:05pm -
  • Retail News: Atlas Brew Works, District Dogs, Bebe, Shilling, Wells Fargo

    Retail News: Atlas Brew Works, District Dogs, Bebe, Shilling, Wells Fargo

    Some new-ish retail items, in order of likely levels of reader ecstasy:* ATLAS BREW WORKS: Ivy City's brewery/tap room Atlas Brew Works announced last week that it is coming to JBG's West Half building next year, where it will occupy 4,500 square fee…
    - 25 Feb 19, 12:17am -
  • Some Details on Greystar's Hotel/Residential Project on New Jersey

    Some Details on Greystar's Hotel/Residential Project on New Jersey

    I have been remiss in not passing along news from weeks ago that Greystar is planning two residential buildings and a hotel on the land it purchased last year from CSX, fronting New Jersey Avenue across from Whole Foods. I was waiting for more inform…
    - 13 Feb 19, 4:10am -
  • Tuesday Tidbits: Food Now, Food Later, and More

    Tuesday Tidbits: Food Now, Food Later, and More

    Foodie news is the main focus in this roundup:* CIRCA OPEN, EL BEBE SOON: The neighborhood's newest restaurant opened on Monday, with Circa finally arriving on the southwest corner of 1st and M Streets, SE, not quite 3 1/2 years after it was first an…
    - 12 Feb 19, 2:05pm -
  • Quick Tidbit Roundup

    Quick Tidbit Roundup

    Rounding up some recent small items, for those who don't wander by the site frequently enough to keep up with the Tidbits To Tide You Over offerings:* SHOTS FIRED: Apparently gunshots were heard on Half Street SE near the Big Stick on Sunday night,…
    - 4 Feb 19, 11:33pm -
  • Condos Confirmed (and a Name Given) for 1250 Half's Second Phase

    Condos Confirmed (and a Name Given) for 1250 Half's Second Phase

    There's another condo option in the neighborhood now officially confirmed, as the Jair Lynch company announced last week that the portion of its 1250 Half Street project facing N Street will be a 123-unit "boutique" condo building known as eNvy, with…
    - 16 Jan 19, 6:24pm -
  • Construction Update: Welcoming Newbies and Checking Out Faces

    Construction Update: Welcoming Newbies and Checking Out Faces

    Losing track of which project is which? Time for another photo tour....First, let us welcome the two new skeletons now above ground level, the Maren on Potomac Avenue and Paradigm's project at 1000 1st St., SE, both of which are apartment projects: (…
    - 10 Jan 19, 8:36pm -
  • Yards Movie Theater Plans Lose Showplace Icon as Operator

    Yards Movie Theater Plans Lose Showplace Icon as Operator

    It was more than six years ago that word first seeped out that Forest City Washington was looking to bring a large movie theater to the Yards, on land owned by DC Water that the development company would acquire.But those negotiations have still not…
    - 9 Jan 19, 4:53pm -
  • A Tour of the New Virginia Avenue. The Actual Road.

    A Tour of the New Virginia Avenue. The Actual Road.

    I will be the first to admit that I did not do a very good job tracking the progress of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel construction. Even putting aside the fact that most of it happened underground, it just came at a rotten time in my life and was too la…
    - 7 Jan 19, 1:04am -
  • Fun With Permit Applications, January 2019 Edition

    Fun With Permit Applications, January 2019 Edition

    A few items of note I've come across while catching up with recently filed building permit applications:* CHURCH OF THE BLUE CASTLE: It's been four years since the National Community Church purchased the Navy Yard Car Barn, aka the "Blue Castle," at…
    - 4 Jan 19, 7:46pm -

@JDLand

Julia Rocchi


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  • What nobody told me about becoming a mother

    What nobody told me about becoming a mother

    Mother's Day, 2019.My first Mother's Day was ... weird. Not in a bad way. Sure, the weather was crap and I experienced the topsy-turvy gift of my mother making me breakfast, but the first was no big deal and the second was quite sweet. Rather, it was…
    - 27 days ago, 23 May 19, 11:37pm -
  • What happened when I gave up social media for Lent

    What happened when I gave up social media for Lent

    Sign off, pause, take a break. Lynn Friedman/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0This Lent, I gave up my mobile social media apps for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram -- aka, the Holy Trinity of my time-wasting, soul-shriveling phone usage. And though I still...Re…
    - 50 days ago, 1 May 19, 1:13am -
  • How giving birth made me a feminist

    How giving birth made me a feminist

    "I need feminism because I love." Laura Forest/Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0Fourteen hours in, and my contractions finally turned from intermediate pain to near-constant pressure. Every sinew in my body screamed "Push!" while my breathing grew more jagged....R…
    - 84 days ago, 28 Mar 19, 12:40am -
  • The light under the door

    The light under the door

    fotorita/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0When I was growing up and facing a new transition, my mother always said to me, "Just remember: In one month, you'll know where the bathroom is."I carried that idea forward through college, my first (and second...Read t…
    - 28 Feb 19, 2:14am -
  • Let the darlings die

    Let the darlings die

    jev55/Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0CommitmentsHabitsActivitiesTasks TimeRelationshipsOpinionsConvictionsBiasesBeliefsGrudgesGoalsExpectationsNo need to outright kill these darlings, but if their number does come up, don't stay the...Read the whole entry... »…
    - 31 Jan 19, 1:46am -
  • A prayer for the year that wasn't

    A prayer for the year that wasn't

    hernanpc/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0For the year that wasn't, let us pray: God of hope, restore our vision.That humans recognize the dignity inherent in themselves and others ... God of hope, restore our vision.That we cherish our floating blue...Read the wh…
    - 1 Jan 19, 4:40am -

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  • The lesson of the kayak

    The lesson of the kayak

    The author in her titular kayak. Maryland, September 2018.The picture shows me sitting in a solo kayak in the middle of a choppy bay, paddle straddled across my knees, strained smile on my lips. Behind me, a gray-green shoreline of trees and hidden..…
    - 29 Nov 18, 11:59pm -
  • Open to the wonder of it all

    Open to the wonder of it all

    Wonderment aflame. katariinajarvinen/Flickr/C BY-NC-ND 2.0"I think us here to wonder, myself. To wonder. To ask. And that in wondering about the big things and asking about the big things, you learn about the little ones, almost by accident. But you.…
    - 26 Oct 18, 12:40am -
  • What will I tell my child?

    What will I tell my child?

    mark notari/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0What will I tell my child about this moment in time?When we sit at the kitchen table 10, 20, 30 years from now, will shame stain my recollections as it does now? Will I fully convey the impotence, anger, and...Read t…
    - 28 Sep 18, 1:45am -
  • My response to the Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis

    My response to the Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis

    Kazuki Kobayashi/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 I have lived as an active, practicing Catholic for 35 years now, and in that time I've witnessed several huge "revelations" from the Catholic Church about heartbreaking abuse of members at the hands of its...R…
    - 31 Aug 18, 9:59pm -
  • The singular silence of mystery

    The singular silence of mystery

    Secret door. davefayram/Flickr/CC BY 2.0My husband's grandfather laid gaunt on the loaner hospital bed, immobile, toothless, eyes unfocused and expression blank.Meanwhile our baby discoed within me, all perpetual and exploratory motion,...Read the wh…
    - 26 Jul 18, 1:27am -
  • The wound that will never heal

    The wound that will never heal

    Wounded. premasagar/Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0"Anger is a necessary stage of the healing process. Be willing to feel your anger, even though it may seem endless. The more you truly feel it, the more it will begin to dissipate and the more you will heal....R…
    - 28 Jun 18, 2:43am -
  • And God said unto the people: "You got this."

    And God said unto the people: "You got this."

    Infinite variety. Justin De La Cornellas/Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan...…
    - 22 May 18, 11:52am -
  • The universe within me

    The universe within me


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  • Come sit with me

    Come sit with me

    Picnic snack. Tara Faul/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0"Is it the doorbell ringing? Quick, open the door! It's God coming to love us. Is someone asking us to do something? Here you are! ... It's God coming to love us. Is it time to sit down for lunch? Let's..…
    - 21 Mar 18, 12:51am -
  • And just like that, a decade

    And just like that, a decade

    Strike 10. xtfer/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Yesterday I exited the Metro turnstile at Ballston and went back in time. With stunning clarity the 8.5 years of this exact motion appeared in aggregate before me. I was 24. I was returning from work in Dupont..…
    - 17 Feb 18, 8:20pm -
  • Ignoring the summons

    Ignoring the summons

    Poised at the peephole. ashleybuxo/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0Why do I trust God the least?God the almighty. God the powerful. God the merciful. God the number-of-other-adjectives-that-mirror-the-Wizard-of-Oz. All the qualities God has, all the...Read the wh…
    - 23 Jan 18, 1:47am -
  • To wait or to watch

    To wait or to watch

    We can only see where we shine the light. jnd_photography/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0To wait is to stare at a loading symbol on your laptop.To watch is to observe your still hand awaiting inspiration.To wait is to tap your toes and drum your...Read the wh…
    - 21 Dec 17, 12:06am -
  • Life is a process of editing

    Life is a process of editing

    The author's depiction of her family, drawn at age 6 or 7.My parents are downsizing. Which means I'm upsizing -- that is, re-inheriting all the mementos I thought fit to store over 24 years of living in their house. And for a sentimental person who..…
    - 16 Nov 17, 1:36am -
  • I ask the waves

    I ask the waves

    A post shared by Julia Rocchi (@jmrocchi) on Oct 25, 2017 at 5:19pm PDTIsland waves come from far and arrive with a vengeance, infuriated by the land mass crouching in their mighty path. Unlike staid Atlantic rolls, they boom and hiss, wild with...Re…
    - 26 Oct 17, 12:26am -
  • Time for a brain cleanse

    Time for a brain cleanse

    Na Pali, Kauai. paul bica/Flickr/CC BY 2.0Time for a brain cleanse. A wipe, a reboot. Time to put away Facebook and Twitter, Instagram and text. Time to discard the list of lists that has been building since the start of the year. Time to reject...Re…
    - 20 Sep 17, 11:56pm -
  • When do I get to quit the world?

    When do I get to quit the world?

    Leave the rest behind. fdecomite/Flickr/CC BY 2.0I'm tired this month. Soul-achingly tired. Worn to a nub by the insanity of this world, and my country in particular. Exhausted by hate, ignorance, destruction of lives. Overwhelmed by our society's...…
    - 25 Aug 17, 12:51am -
  • The lesson of the table

    The lesson of the table

    Next up in #natureboy's repertoire of productively manly pursuits: building an outdoor farmhouse table (and enlisting help from lovely people along the way). Also, note the fun signage in picture 2.A post shared by Julia Rocchi (@jmrocchi) on May...R…
    - 23 Jul 17, 12:00pm -
  • When a Gryffindor becomes a Hufflepuff

    When a Gryffindor becomes a Hufflepuff

    "Hufflepuff? Hell no."That was my first reaction during #HarryPotter20 when I took two Hogwarts House quizzes in quick succession to find that both returned ... the badger. Buzzfeed quizzes are easy to dismiss, but scientific personality...Read the…
    - 29 Jun 17, 12:48am -
  • The consequences of my faith

    The consequences of my faith

    Finding the path. Photo by Eric Minbiole/Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0"I have always said that a pious Christian can be essentially atheist in ultimate commitment. The decisive factor is whether I live the consequences of my faith. Is God my authority? Which..…
    - 27 May 17, 1:03pm -

@RocchiJulia

J Coleman Artwork

  • Jits illustrations

    Jits illustrations

    More illustrations for book project.- Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
    - 29 Aug 14, 1:02pm -
  • Untitled

    - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
    - 1 Aug 14, 9:52pm -
  • Untitled


    - 24 Jun 14, 11:03am -
  • Untitled

    Sent from my iPhone
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  • Mural with Rob Landeck

    Mural with Rob Landeck

    First installation completed for Salem fields community church - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
    - 3 Mar 14, 4:02pm -
  • In progress

    In progress

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    - 10 Jan 14, 1:25pm -

Jasons View From DC

  • The “Joys” of Having Your Mortgage Sold to Another Company, Part II — They Decide Not to Pay Your Insurance
    The home owner’s insurance saga. Here it  is.It started when I received a notice from my insurance company, Nationwide, that my payment had not been received. This notice came September 21. It said I had a month to get this situation resolved or t…
    - 1 Oct 18, 2:34pm -
  • The “Joys” of Having Your Mortgage Sold to Another Company, Part I
    It happens all the time your mortgage is sold to another company. In fact it is possible to have your mortgage sold several times over the life of the loan. But don’t expect a smooth transition. Don’t believe the information sent to you by the ne…
    - 25 Sep 18, 11:32am -
  • The Joys of Job Hunting
    Just going to vent a little here on the “joys” of job hunting (tongue firmly in cheek on this) on this Labor Day.I’ve been job hunting for a while and it is really not much fun. At the end of June, I happened to find an ad on Indeed for a posit…
    - 4 Sep 18, 7:35pm -
  • Cat in a Bag!

    Cat in a Bag!

    There's nothing Linus enjoys more than being a cat in a bag!
    - 7 Jun 18, 12:48pm -
  • The Poppy Memorial

    The Poppy Memorial

    This past Memorial Day weekend the The Poppy Memorial appeared on the National Mall:Visitors to the National Mall on Memorial Day weekend will encounter a wall of bright red poppies, installed to commemorate the men and women who have died in unifo…
    - 6 Jun 18, 8:44pm -
  • The Tomb of the Unknows

    The Tomb of the Unknows

    More on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier:Tomb of the Unknown SoldierTomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National CemeteryThe Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery stands atop a hill overlooking Washington, D.C. On March 4, 19…
    - 6 Jun 18, 1:14pm -
  • Visiting Arlington National Cemetery

    Visiting Arlington National Cemetery

    It seemed very appropriate it being the Memorial Day weekend to visit Arlington National Cemetery.More on Arlington:The Army National Military Cemeteries, consisting of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia and Soldiers’ and Airmen’s…
    - 6 Jun 18, 1:14pm -
  • More from Arlington

    More from Arlington

    The mast of the Maine which blew up in Havana HarborRemembering the Challenger.No matter what direction you look all the tomb stones are in a straight line.
    - 6 Jun 18, 1:14pm -
  • The Kennedys' Graves Sites

    The Kennedys' Graves Sites


    - 6 Jun 18, 1:14pm -
  • More from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    More from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier


    - 6 Jun 18, 1:14pm -
  • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery

    Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery


    - 6 Jun 18, 1:14pm -
  • Birthday Baseball Returns

    Birthday Baseball Returns

    It was a tradition for many years that there would be a baseball game on my birthday.One of my favorites was in 2012.But last night's was pretty special too. In part because it was the first time in three years that I'd been to a game on my birthday.…
    - 6 Jun 18, 1:13pm -
  • Scooter Scourge

    Scooter Scourge

    Scourge might be a bit over the top to describe this new trend but it's not too far off.Scooters and dockless bikes have shown up in DC.And they're something of an annoyance.You can see part of the problem from these two pictures. The scooter was jus…
    - 29 May 18, 12:53pm -
  • The National Museum of the Marine Corps

    The National Museum of the Marine Corps

    A couple Fridays ago Stu and I went and saw The National Museum of the Marine Corps. It's located in Triangle, Virginia. It's about an hours drive from DC. It was very impressive. Here are a few pictures from the trip. More about the museum:The Nati…
    - 28 May 18, 1:44pm -
  • Marines the Early Years — The American Revolution

    Marines the Early Years — The American Revolution

    A little on the gallery on the American Revolution:This is the first of six historical galleries. The Continental Congress authorized two battalions of Marines on 10 November 1775. According to legend, Captain Samuel Nicholas began recruiting men on…
    - 28 May 18, 1:44pm -
  • From Ted Williams to Landing Craft

    From Ted Williams to Landing Craft


    - 28 May 18, 1:39pm -
  • More from the Museum

    More from the Museum

    There are eight galleries to go through (they really use the space they have really well):Legacy WalkThe Legacy Walk connects the various era galleries and is the main pathway through the Museum. For visitors with only a limited time to tour the muse…
    - 28 May 18, 1:32pm -
  • Pictures from the Museum's Center

    Pictures from the Museum's Center


    - 28 May 18, 1:26pm -
  • Iwo Jima Memorial in Legos

    Iwo Jima Memorial in Legos


    - 28 May 18, 1:19pm -
  • Final Phase - Completing the Circle

    Final Phase - Completing the Circle

    The final phase:Construction on the Museum’s 115,000 sqft “Final Phase” is complete. We are now working on the gallery spaces which will tell the Marine Corps story from 1976 through the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. By the end of 2018, we wil…
    - 28 May 18, 1:14pm -
  • Star Wars Day at Nationals Park

    Star Wars Day at Nationals Park

    One of the really fun days to go to a baseball game. Star Wars Day. (This is a little late but who can pass up Star Wars and baseball together.)
    - 16 May 18, 5:16pm -
  • More from Star Wars Day

    More from Star Wars Day


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  • Star Wars Day Line Up

    Star Wars Day Line Up

    For the line up each Nationals player is show as a character from one of the movies.
    - 16 May 18, 5:09pm -
  • Star Wars Day Line Up, Part II

    Star Wars Day Line Up, Part II


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  • The Presidents Were Strong with the Force

    The Presidents Were Strong with the Force


    - 16 May 18, 5:02pm -

Jodifur

  • How Being Assertive With Your Cam Girl Will Save You Money

    How Being Assertive With Your Cam Girl Will Save You Money

    We all seek out live cam girls because we want beautiful women at our fingertips who will do whatever we ask of them without hesitation. But that doesn’t mean that it always goes according to our plan or that cam girls don’t try to get a little e…
    - 11 Feb 15, 12:28am -
  • Be Legendary: What You Can Do to Drive Her Crazy

    Be Legendary: What You Can Do to Drive Her Crazy

    There are many ways for a man to impress others. But the most of them require hard work and patience. Achieving a successful position in a job can take years, not to mention how much work you invest in it and the small chance of everything back-firin…
    - 11 Jan 15, 10:31am -
  • Sensual Gifts Your Mistress Will Love

    Sensual Gifts Your Mistress Will Love

    The right gift for your mistress doesn’t always have to be just candy and flowers. You can get your mistress a gift that’s sensual and fun in the bedroom, and it’ll be something that really stands out from all the other men that she’s seen on…
    - 23 Dec 14, 9:06pm -
  • Money and Power Dynamics in Your Relationship

    Money and Power Dynamics in Your Relationship

    You’re wealthy and your partner is not. That doesn’t necessarily mean that the kind of relationship you have will be dependent on money, but unfortunately, many people can misconstrue that as being the case. It’s hard not to compare your differ…
    - 25 Nov 14, 7:55am -
  • Organize Your Photos In 4 Easy Steps

    Organize Your Photos In 4 Easy Steps

    DSLRs and digital cameras have really made the capture of pictures easier. Because of the ease in capturing photographs, more and more people are taking pictures and a new problem now has to be resolved. People have now problems in organizing the pic…
    - 14 Oct 14, 6:43am -
  • 5 Date Night Ideas For New Parents

    5 Date Night Ideas For New Parents

    When you’re a new parent, you may feel like you have to learn how to do everything over again. When you have a newborn, you world gets turned upside down and you have to learn how to multi-task. For some people, this adjustment is fine, but for oth…
    - 9 Oct 14, 10:12pm -
  • Beauty Hack: Tips For Younger-Looking Skin

    Beauty Hack: Tips For Younger-Looking Skin

    Search for a photo of Jennifer Aniston and Tom Cruise now and compare it 10 to 15 years back. Notice how incredibly ageless they are? If they can achieve it, so do you. This digital age appears to have kept us occupied and flitting from one activity…
    - 29 Sep 14, 6:46pm -
  • Save A Lot Of Money On Your Next Family Vacation

    Save A Lot Of Money On Your Next Family Vacation

    When was the last time you and your family went on a vacation and not think of the huge costs it will entail? Having a vacation with your family is becoming more and more expensive these days, it makes it very hard for the family to enjoy and seize t…
    - 7 Sep 14, 4:23am -
  • Things To Remember In Starting An Online Business

    Things To Remember In Starting An Online Business

      An online business is the widely known business that offers trade of products and services through internet. It also provides buying, transferring or exchanging information between the company, the clients or the costumers. It allows the external…
    - 7 Aug 14, 10:13am -

@jodifur

Jonathan Hurwitz

  • (ON TOPIC) How to Survive a Move

    (ON TOPIC) How to Survive a Move

    I was already halfway through Beyoncé’s latest album when my phone started flashing. A series of signals were triggered in my brain that in turn started some neurological process involving chemical neurotransmitters and synapses and yada yada yada…
    - 7 Jul 14, 3:25am -
  • An Ode to Movies

    An Ode to Movies

    What’s a Jew to do in December when Hanukkah was, like, so November? Everybody knows the Jews created the cinema to give their people a home during the Christmas month more widely known as December. (In my own cosmological version … Continue read…
    - 26 Dec 13, 7:57pm -
  • (ON TOPIC) “The Listserve”

    (ON TOPIC) “The Listserve”

    As of this afternoon, I have 100 separate email threads in my inbox from strangers all over the world, most recently an 18-year-old guy from Singapore who’s telling me how nervous he is to begin mandatory army service next year. … Continue readin…
    - 22 Jul 13, 12:49am -
  • (ON TOPIC) Goodbye America, Hello…Somewhere Else

    (ON TOPIC) Goodbye America, Hello…Somewhere Else

    Part 2: My Cousin Who Travels the World (And Why She’s a Voice of a Generation) When the subway rumbled from a world below, my knees buckled and I clutched my red-cushioned seat, the kind you’d expect to find in … Continue reading →
    - 11 Feb 13, 6:20am -
  • (ON TOPIC) Goodbye America, Hello…Somewhere Else

    (ON TOPIC) Goodbye America, Hello…Somewhere Else

    Part 1: Dear Generation Me… Do people live in circles today? No. They live in boxes. They wake up every morning in the box of their bedroom because a box next to them started making beeping noises to tell them … Continue reading →
    - 8 Jan 13, 4:54am -
  • (SHORT NOTES) Last-Minute Strategies for Highly Effective New Year’s Resolutions
    It’s time to turn over a new leaf. This is something people say or Tweet right before they make a grandiose New Year’s resolution that they definitely, maybe won’t keep. I’m going to exercise every day for 30 minutes. Just … Continue readin…
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  • (SHORT NOTES) In Defense Of “Love Actually”
    The Thanksgiving dishes have been put away, Christmas lights are out, and Grandma’s bulk order of vitamins has commenced. It’s December, which only means one thing: It’s “Love Actually” time, and the excitement is palpable. Let’s get some…
    - 22 Dec 12, 6:24pm -
  • (ON TOPIC) Meet My Roommate, Johnson!

    (ON TOPIC) Meet My Roommate, Johnson!

    Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Robin Williams and Christopher Reeves. Monica Geller and Rachel Green. Mork and Mindy. Lindsay Lohan and Raven-Symone!!! Roommates. Those cohabiters you can’t get mad at for leaving the toilet roll empty because, in trut…
    - 6 Nov 12, 4:53am -
  • (ON TOPIC) Dear Gossip Girl…

    (ON TOPIC) Dear Gossip Girl…

      Dear Serena, Blair, Nate, Dan, Chuck, and all those other pretty people you share that TV/computer screen thing with, Something happened to me two weeks ago. A transformation of sorts. You see, friends, co-workers, and strangers on the subway ……
    - 1 Oct 12, 12:59am -
  • An Ode to Telluride

    An Ode to Telluride

    Imagine a place where elk roam free, where majestic mountains and glowing orbs called gondolas hug a quaint town replete with restaurants and friendly “Hello’s.” A place where people choose movies over sleep, and where celebrities and muggles a…
    - 6 Sep 12, 1:25am -

@jonathanhurwitz

Judith Heart Song

  • Show at Square House Studio

    Show at Square House Studio


    - 14 Oct 14, 12:56pm -
  • Judith HeartSong's salon - an artful conversation

    Judith HeartSong's salon - an artful conversation

    My discussion group has been running successfully since I started it in 2011, with some amazing speakers who have come to share of their time and talents. It is now growing and will be jumping across the river and into Virginia for the first time. Sa…
    - 10 Oct 14, 8:01pm -
  • salon - an artful conversation (April)
    Seth Apter Artist Talk: The Pulse of Mixed MediaApril 11, 2012, 6-8pmWe are pleased to announce an artist talk by NYC-based artist and author Seth Apter. The talk is being held in conjunction with the March 2012 release of “The Pulse of Mixed Media…
    - 10 Oct 14, 7:46pm -
  • OPEN CALL for metro DC ARTISTS
    Open Call for the Halls “Nature-Based”Sunday, April 28 – Friday, June 28, 2013   Capitol Arts Network is calling all metro DC area artists for a tremendous opportunity to showcase your work in our new art center located in the heart of Montgo…
    - 6 Oct 14, 5:08pm -
  • so here I am again on my own.........

    so here I am again on my own.........

    It is strange and odd to be back on blogger after so much time has passed. I was a founding board member working to open a new art center in Montgomery County, Maryland.... opened that art center..... ran that art center as the executive director....…
    - 6 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • Affiliate Artists at Capitol Arts Network
    The newest art center in town just opened its doors with 31 Resident Artists and Room for 20 -25 Affiliate Member Artists. Located in Rockville, Maryland and just 30 minutes from DC, we offer artist studios, a large gallery and classroom, and a meeti…
    - 1 Apr 13, 1:53pm -
  • news at long last!

    news at long last!

    Hello All! I have been working hard and teaming with some tremendously skilled and talented people to get this new art center off the ground, and have had little time to stop here and write. I am so pleased to announce that CAN Studios, brought to y…
    - 22 Dec 12, 6:45pm -
  • CAN Studios - Great things happening!!!

    CAN Studios - Great things happening!!!

    Prior to jurying, 50% of our studios are now spoken for after two informational meetings. We have an amazing diversity of artists and practices, including glass, ceramics, painters, photographers......... if you plan to send in your letter of intent,…
    - 8 Sep 12, 8:52pm -
  • CAN Studios & WSP Informational Meeting for studio space
    The Washington School of PhotographyandCapitol Arts Network - CAN StudiosImagine a building that houses a photography center with six classrooms, three shooting studios, a gallery, public darkroom, conference rooms, and an office/studio rental progra…
    - 28 Aug 12, 6:48pm -
  • NEW ART STUDIOS, Montgomery County, Maryland
    Capitol Arts Network (CAN) is a nonprofit Arts Group founded in 2003, which has slowly grown to the point of needing a permanent headquarters in Metro DC.We at Capitol Arts Network are also acutely aware of the need for artist studio space in the met…
    - 17 Aug 12, 4:21pm -
  • all is well

    all is well

    I have been away from here for so long! I have been gardening and making a  home, and am working with others to open a new art center with lots of artist studios. So many have written to check on me and I am happy and life is buzzing along. I will b…
    - 28 Jul 12, 11:55pm -
  • life goes on

    life goes on

    I have been very busy.... and sometimes.... not. Just being. I have worked hard and found some time for quiet, and this new house has changed everything. It feels so good to come home, and feels good to be in our own space. I am taking a break fro…
    - 9 May 12, 3:21pm -
  • a cup full to overflowing
    I have been remiss in my duties here.... this blog I have kept steadily for so many years now. Mowing the lawn, gardening, unpacking my art and my art collection and placing things where they will go has taken time, but it is joyful time.... somethin…
    - 16 Apr 12, 12:57pm -
  • the abc chest of drawers

    the abc chest of drawers

    We celebrated a Dear One's birthday here yesterday and sat and laughed and talked and caught up. I got a lesson on the weedwhacker and think that I am going to be doing a lot of lawn care this summer:) The ABC chest of drawers is now safely ensconced…
    - 1 Apr 12, 11:45am -
  • commissioning furniture

    commissioning furniture

    Now that we have been in the new house for nearly a month, we have ordered some furniture and I am working on commissioning a new dining room table, a long bench to go with it, and a butcherblock counter from my friend Mario Halkyer at Historical S…
    - 31 Mar 12, 12:03pm -
  • setting up a new home office

    setting up a new home office

    Little by little I am un-packing and setting things up in our new house...... still slowed down a bit by this awful upper respiratory FNUG that I caught during the beginnings of the move. I take more naps and go to bed earlier right now, and I think…
    - 24 Mar 12, 11:36am -
  • aaaahahahahahahaaaaa
    We now own a lawn mower and a weed whacker! We went to a mineral and gem show yesterday and touched all sort of wonderful rocks, and brought a few home. We talked to a lot of rock hounds and heard about more places to find cool rocks. After that fun…
    - 18 Mar 12, 11:24am -
  • who knew......
    I am still recovering from this fluke upper respiratory/fnug thing that I came down with during the move and am feeling much better. We are still unpacking and settling in at the house, and last night after work Virginia planted bulbs under a crepe m…
    - 16 Mar 12, 12:46pm -
  • listen to art and sould radio tonight at 7pm
    My interview with Lesley Riley airs tonight at 7 pm on Art and Soul Radio..... and you can listen later at your leisure if that is more convenient.Check it out:http://artandsoulretreats.blogspot.com/2012/03/art-soul-radio-tune-in-for-judith.htmlhttp:…
    - 12 Mar 12, 12:18pm -
  • wow and woohoo!
    a chimney sweep, the nice man who takes care of phone/high speed internet, and a great big moving truck with a crew..................... all sorts of wonderful folks have been at the house checking and working and moving through the crawl space insta…
    - 12 Mar 12, 12:42am -
  • the kindness of strangers
    What a busy time! Packing and organizing things to move is taking up so many hours. On Sunday we were at the new property cleaning up the yard, and in the process trimming back huge clumps of sea oats for Spring. Our new neighbors were suddenly there…
    - 5 Mar 12, 10:46pm -
  • lots to do
    Packing up art and treasures and rocks and sweaters....
    - 2 Mar 12, 11:03am -
  • we bought a house!
    Thank you so much for all the notes from friends and loved ones. I am delighted to say that we have just closed on a wonderful house on a cul de sac in a quiet neighborhood, with a beautiful back yard just begging for stone paths, bird feeders, and f…
    - 1 Mar 12, 10:14am -
  • dotting i's and crossing t's
    1 one 1 one 1 day left until a momentous and life-changing event that will make ripples throughout the sum-total of my existence:):):) and it's a GOOD thing! I will not be adding a post here until sometime later in the day tomorrow, and it could be t…
    - 28 Feb 12, 11:06am -
  • down to two..............
    My monthly newsletter is ready to go with a big piece of news and some very special pictures in it, and if you are not on that mailing list, sign up in the right margin of this daily blog....... and now we are down to 2.
    - 27 Feb 12, 11:08am -

Julie Daniel

  • Tap, Tap, Is This Thing On?

    Tap, Tap, Is This Thing On?

    Hello? Do you remember me? My name is Julie and I used to have a blog. It’s been a while. Life has been, well, weird that past few months. My dogs and I were attacked by a loose pit bull on December 7th. It was by far the most terrifying thing that…
    - 6 Apr 16, 6:39pm -
  • Christmas Gift Guide 2015

    Christmas Gift Guide 2015

    Hey! Here are some things I love/want that you may want for Christmas or would make great presents! Not a paid advertisement–they are all items I either love or want. What’s on your Christmas list? Cute Planner from Emily Ley Lush Ocean Salt Scru…
    - 18 Nov 15, 11:39pm -
  • What Do Interior Designers Learn in School?

    What Do Interior Designers Learn in School?

    I was at a friend’s house recently sitting on the floor, staring at her rug trying to remember what type of weave it was (cut pile?) and what that particular type of binding was on the edge, and it got me thinking–do people have any idea the widt…
    - 1 Oct 15, 2:37am -
  • House vs. Home

    House vs. Home

    I’m far enough removed from finishing my Interior Design Master’s Thesis this May that I think I can now talk about it with a bit of a clear mind. There was a point in time pre-thesis that I thought about continuing on in my education to pursue…
    - 9 Sep 15, 12:14am -
  • What Is My Life?

    What Is My Life?

    I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what is the best platform for my design blogging, life blogging and short stories/non-fiction writing which I’m hoping to do a lot more of. Up until this point, just about everything went on this blog. While…
    - 27 Aug 15, 8:59pm -
  • What I’m Loving Right Now

    What I’m Loving Right Now

    It’s been awhile since I’ve done a Best Of post, so here are a few things I’m loving right now: Shoes I’m loving right now: –Jack Rogers Marbella Sandal –Seychelles Impatient Boot I don’t own this, but I want it. Bad. It’s such a gr…
    - 4 Aug 15, 12:50am -
  • Hello World

    Hello World

    Well, hello world How you been Good to see you, my old friend -Lady Antebellum It’s been a while, due to finishing my 100+ page Masters Thesis, graduating, moving across the country, job searching and starting a new job, all of which have happened…
    - 27 Jul 15, 9:54pm -
  • Curated Kravet Inspiration Board

    Curated Kravet Inspiration Board

    One of my favorite fabric lines, Kravet, just came out with a line of furniture and accessories, Curated Kravet: “unique pieces hand selected from the global design market, offered made-to-order or in-stock and ready to ship…” Since I have a…
    - 1 May 15, 4:03pm -
  • Pink + White

    Pink + White

    The Cherry Blossoms reached their peak this past weekend, which means there is a lot of pink + white across the region. I’m moving to California in a few weeks, so I’m trying to savor the changing seasons + the little things I know I will miss he…
    - 15 Apr 15, 7:52pm -
  • Spring Has Sprung

    Spring Has Sprung

    Happy Monday! It’s sunny out and today is opening day for Major League Baseball which makes me a very happy lady. Here’s a rainbowy inspiration board of furniture and decorative accessories from around the web to brighten your day (not to all b…
    - 6 Apr 15, 4:57pm -
  • My Sister Got Married Part 2

    My Sister Got Married Part 2

    My older sister got married this past Valentine’s day so I wanted to share a few pictures and stories from the day. (All professional photos are by the wonderfully talented Krystal at Sweet Pea Studios.) I posted last spring about my younger sister…
    - 25 Mar 15, 1:02am -
  • It’s the Most Wonderful Month of the Year

    It’s the Most Wonderful Month of the Year

    I have approximately 7,468 things I should be doing right now–my thesis, scanning my portfolio work to put online (Hey! Anyone want to hire me? Looking for a full time interior designer position this May post graduation). So naturally the logical…
    - 28 Feb 15, 5:45pm -

@thejuliedaniel

Just Up the Pike


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  • here's what montgomery county planning board candidates think

    here's what montgomery county planning board candidates think

    Next week is the biggest election in Montgomery County you can’t vote for. County Councilmembers will vote to appoint new members to the Planning Board, which oversees parks, reviews development proposals, and creates long-term transportation plans…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 2:34pm -
  • these 1970s plans show the silver spring that could have been

    these 1970s plans show the silver spring that could have been

    Today, many people might think of Silver Spring as a pretty prosperous place, with a steady stream of restaurant openings, cranes everywhere, and busy sidewalks. But not that long ago, Silver Spring’s future was highly in doubt. These 1970s-era pla…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jun 19, 3:00pm -
  • you should pay attention to the montgomery county planning board this summer

    you should pay attention to the montgomery county planning board this summer

    Two of the most powerful, influential positions in Montgomery County’s government are up for election this summer. The catch: you can’t vote for them. Here’s why you should pay attention to these contests for Montgomery County Planning Board.Th…
    - 27 days ago, 23 May 19, 1:53pm -
  • marc elrich wants to cut some of montgomery county's busiest bus routes

    marc elrich wants to cut some of montgomery county's busiest bus routes

    Some of Montgomery County's busiest Ride On bus routes could come less frequently this fall. County Executive Marc Elrich wants to reduce bus service to save money, reflecting a larger push to defund things that benefit the county's urban areas. The…
    - 36 days ago, 14 May 19, 8:46pm -
  • my uncle raymond

    my uncle raymond

    My Uncle Raymond always referred to himself in the third person, as if he was detaching from himself, because he was going to be fine, he wanted to know how you were, if you needed money, if you needed food, how was my mother, how was my brother. Was…
    - 45 days ago, 5 May 19, 9:34pm -
  • montgomery county is finally talking about its segregated schools. but can we fix them?

    montgomery county is finally talking about its segregated schools. but can we fix them?

    Montgomery County’s public schools are growing, and they’re also growing more segregated by race and class, which is hurting student performance across the board. As the county struggles to address these issues, a debate is raging about who belon…
    - 56 days ago, 24 Apr 19, 2:07pm -

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  • before the purple line, silver spring will get this train-chameleon mural

    before the purple line, silver spring will get this train-chameleon mural

    CORRECTION: this story has been updated to reflect the fact that this mural depicts a chameleon, not an iguana; I'm gonna go review my lizard flash cards nowThe Purple Line won't open for a few years, but it'll arrive a little sooner in Silver Spring…
    - 63 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 7:05pm -
  • did silver spring build enough housing to stay affordable? sort of.

    did silver spring build enough housing to stay affordable? sort of.

    In 2013, I looked at rents in Silver Spring to see if building tons of new homes could help keep our community affordable. Five years and about 1,700 new apartments later, did it work? Sort of. Rents in many downtown buildings are the same or lower t…
    - 63 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 2:03pm -
  • here are seven ways montgomery county is changing

    here are seven ways montgomery county is changing

    Since 1990, Montgomery County has fewer families, more renters, and more working professionals. And while some parts of the county are experiencing major demographic and physical changes, others haven't changed much at all. Those are some of the find…
    - 24 Jan 19, 3:18pm -
  • why is marc elrich resistant to building homes for millennials?
    One-fifth of Montgomery County’s residents are Millennials, or adults between 23 and 38, and the county has been working to attract and retain them so they’ll build lives here. But new County Executive Marc Elrich recently suggested that he’s n…
    - 18 Jan 19, 5:32pm -
  • here are 13 reasons why Montgomery County has to make budget cuts this year

    here are 13 reasons why Montgomery County has to make budget cuts this year

    Montgomery County will soon start working on its budget for next year, and officials already expect that they'll need to make big cuts. While the county's population is growing, its tax base has been shrinking, which means that we're trying to pay fo…
    - 7 Jan 19, 5:14pm -
  • a brief look back at 2018

    a brief look back at 2018

    The week between Christmas and New Year's is one of my favorite times of year, one in which everything quiets down and we can take a moment to reflect on the past year and make plans for the future as well. Or at least, that's the plan, right? This…
    - 31 Dec 18, 7:29pm -
  • wheaton's art parade shows how we can reuse vacant suburban spaces

    wheaton's art parade shows how we can reuse vacant suburban spaces

    This Sunday, works of art will take over the streets of downtown Wheaton for the Wheaton Art Parade. Now in its second year, the parade is a sign of how communities in Montgomery County are finding new uses for vacant suburban retail spaces.One of th…
    - 20 Sep 18, 3:30pm -
  • montgomery county says no new homes in silver spring because the schools are full

    montgomery county says no new homes in silver spring because the schools are full

    For decades, school planners assumed that families would move out to the suburbs once they had kids, and made projections for where and how to build new schools based on that. But as that trend begins to shift, Montgomery County is finding school enr…
    - 11 Sep 18, 3:18pm -
  • here’s where Montgomery County is — and isn’t — growing

    here’s where Montgomery County is — and isn’t — growing

    As in previous years, growth and development was a big issue in this year’s primary election in Montgomery County, and some candidates ran on a platform of slowing or stopping it. However, that growth doesn't look the same across the county — nea…
    - 25 Jul 18, 2:00pm -
  • your presence in this room is a radical act (12 years)

    your presence in this room is a radical act (12 years)

    East County residents gathered this month at a workshop on the future of Burtonsville Crossing. Photo by the author.Twelve years ago today I started this blog. Since then, I’ve written over 1,700 blog posts, started Facebook and Twitter pages with…
    - 26 Jun 18, 3:45pm -
  • downtown silver spring could get a business improvement district. what is a BID, anyway?

    downtown silver spring could get a business improvement district. what is a BID, anyway?

    In order to attract new businesses and residents and better maintain the downtown area, a group of local businesses and property owners in Silver Spring want to start a business improvement district, or BID. But what is a BID anyway? A group of busi…
    - 1 Jun 18, 5:13pm -
  • wheaton woods residents are upset about plans to build rain gardens

    wheaton woods residents are upset about plans to build rain gardens

    Montgomery County has plans to build gardens that collect and clean stormwater on the street in front of homes in older neighborhoods. Residents, however, are up in arms.A rain garden on Dennis Avenue in Silver Spring. Image by Montgomery County Depa…
    - 12 Apr 18, 4:41pm -
  • montgomery county rejects affordable housing in silver spring and will build it elsewhere

    montgomery county rejects affordable housing in silver spring and will build it elsewhere

    Neighbors have been fighting a proposal to build affordable senior housing and a childcare facility in downtown Silver Spring. In response, Montgomery County officials made a compromise: they’ll allow the childcare to go forward, but the senior hou…
    - 27 Feb 18, 2:12pm -
  • this video shows you how to find the right MCPS school for your family

    this video shows you how to find the right MCPS school for your family

    There are over two hundred public schools in Montgomery County, and if you're picking a place to live, it often means comparing the schools in different neighborhoods. How can you find the right school for your family? This video shows you how.Recent…
    - 30 Jan 18, 4:58pm -
  • housing and transportation are LGBTQ issues, and politicians need to recognize that

    housing and transportation are LGBTQ issues, and politicians need to recognize that

    Just in time for this year’s elections, Montgomery County has a new LGBTQ political organization. Here’s why I’m hoping that the newly-formed Queer Democrats will look at access to housing and transportation.A pride flag outside a suburban hous…
    - 26 Jan 18, 3:18pm -
  • “move to the cheaper area” is good individual advice, but not a solution to our housing shortage

    “move to the cheaper area” is good individual advice, but not a solution to our housing shortage

    As house prices around Washington have risen over the past few years, everyone from friends to real estate agents offer the same advice: “Have you considered a cheaper area?” However, this advice really only works for an individual person lookin…
    - 19 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • what does discovery leaving mean for silver spring?

    what does discovery leaving mean for silver spring?

    Tuesday's announcement that Discovery Communications plans to close and sell its headquarters is a huge blow to Silver Spring, whose revitalization Discovery helped kickstart 20 years ago. Discovery in 2010. Photo by the author. Discovery, which oper…
    - 11 Jan 18, 7:27pm -
  • ten very silver spring things that happened in 2017

    ten very silver spring things that happened in 2017

    Outside of East County, 2017 was a tumultuous and often disturbing year. But here in East County, we found opportunities to be grateful, to celebrate, and to come together with our families, friends, and neighbors to make our corner of the world a be…
    - 30 Dec 17, 9:57pm -
  • here's why new homes in silver spring are so expensive, and how we can fix it

    here's why new homes in silver spring are so expensive, and how we can fix it

    Why do new houses in the DC area cost as much as they do? One of the biggest factors is the cost of land. There’s a way to fix that problem and make it easier to build more homes on a piece of land — but in most cases it isn’t available.These…
    - 22 Dec 17, 6:23pm -

@justupthepike

Juxtaexposed

  • state of the times

    state of the times

        Apparently, a small baby (who only weighs approximately 11 pounds), has totally taken over our lives and our photo feeds. Seriously, I could not a find a single photo to post here about what we’ve been doing the past few months that did not…
    - 8 Oct 14, 3:14pm -
  • dog-parents –> baby-parents

    dog-parents –> baby-parents

    I was writing this post throughout my pregnancy… Finally getting around to publishing it now… _______________________________________________ They only living creature I’ve ever really been responsible for is Bowser dog, so it’s really the on…
    - 4 Sep 14, 8:00pm -
  • Labor Day weekend and Matt’s 31st

    Labor Day weekend and Matt’s 31st

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@mhoek

Jenna Sauber

  • The American Writers Museum Opens in Chicago
    The American Writers Museum, the first and only of its kind, opened in Chicago on May 16.Read more The American Writers Museum Opens in Chicago
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  • Heavy Snows Damage Multiple Historic Buildings in Idaho, Oregon
      Historic property owners across the country contend with fires, floods, tornadoes, landslides, and hurricanes, but it’s rare you’ll hear about major damage and destruction from snow. That’s just the case, though, for many people in small tow…
    - 8 Mar 17, 2:31pm -
  • The Rise of Hamilton
    Hamilton: An American Musical first hit the stage at the Public Theatre in New York City in 2015, a dream made reality through a group of immensely talented and dedicated writers, actors, directors, musicians and more, led by Lin-Manuel Miranda...Rea…
    - 27 Sep 16, 11:38pm -
  • At Home With Hemingway
    Scholars and fans from around the world celebrate one of America's most beloved authors.Read more At Home With Hemingway
    - 9 Aug 16, 8:45pm -
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Girl, Prolific Woman
    My introduction to Laura Ingalls Wilder was a used copy of The Long Winter when I was seven or eight years old.Read more Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Girl, Prolific Woman
    - 4 Jul 16, 4:26pm -
  • Along the River Road: Churches and Religious Sites in St. James Parish, Louisiana
    St. James Parish, Louisiana was created in 1807, and is made up of a scattering of small towns in a largely rural, agricultural area that straddles the Mississippi River midway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. It’s known to many as the heart of…
    - 13 Jan 16, 5:32pm -
  • Sinatra at 100: My Love Affair with The Voice
    My earliest memory of listening to Frank Sinatra was around age 11 or 12, when I came across my dad’s double disc album, A Man and His Music. Perhaps because I had grown up with the sounds of one of his devotees, Harry Connick, Jr., thanks to my mo…
    - 12 Dec 15, 3:00pm -
  • When in Boston: Exploring Literary Landmarks, Both Real and Imagined
    Established in 1630, Boston is probably most well known for its role in the American Revolution, its 2.5-mile Freedom Trail hosting 16 historic sites such as the Old North Church, the Paul Revere House, and the site of the Boston Massacre.Read more W…
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  • Home and Family in Literature and Life
    Do we ever really think about what first piques our interest in a particular subject? Whether it’s history or science or literature or society or food, we tend to generalize our initial interest in a topic or hobby – “it was in my early 20s”…
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  • Whom do you love? Virtue vs. villainy in literature
    In last weekend’s New York Times book review, Bookends asked, “Can a virtuous character be interesting?” Two writers, Thomas Mallon and Alice Gregory, present their case for which type of literary character makes for more interesting reading:…
    - 11 Aug 15, 6:11pm -

@cajunjen
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