We went to Richmond for a couple hours yesterday so Daniel could do some research for a paper he's writing. While he toured the museum, I walked down to the Capitol and strolled through the monument park, taking pictures along the way. The high was 67, the sun was shining, and a breeze pulled lightly … Continue reading instaRichmond
Our recent visit to New York in one word? Relaxing. Surprising, because when I think of NYC I think of sensory overload. The 6 hour drive coupled with parking issues and various train and subway connections was exhausting, but it was lovely to settle into our friend's cramped apartment, cuddle with his fluffy cats, and … Continue reading new york for new year’s
We last went sightseeing in Baltimore in December 2012. This time around was much different. Daniel's mom, a Baltimore native, was our chauffeur and tour guide last year, which made getting around simple and fairly stress free. This time, we relied on the hotel shuttle to drop us off at the Inner Harbor (beautiful, but … Continue reading baltimore
(based on a misreading of A Beautiful Mess blog's challenge) 2013 goals: Grow my online business: be intentional about advertising, sourcing items, bookkeeping, and having an online presence. Put money in savings every month: emergency preparedness and stocking away for the future are always good things. Buy fair trade/second hand as often as possible: stop … Continue reading 4 simple goals
Hello. I'll be back to my regular blogging schedule next week (do I even have one of those?), when I'm weeping alone in my dark, basement house because all of my friends have gone back to Florida. Andrea (and her husband, Mike) and my sister, Jennifer, are visiting this week. It's glorious.
Today was a rare Saturday off work for me, so Daniel and I decided to take the 2 hour, 40 minute trip to our nation's capital this morning. It was the first time I'd ever been, so I was quite excited for the adventure. We planned to visit both the National Zoo and a portion … Continue reading DC + Fredericksburg