Tag: Washington DC

Dinner with Grandma: More Questions than Answers

Dinner with Grandma: More Questions than Answers

I just wrapped up a lovely dinner with my grandmother, who also lives in Silver Spring. One of things I am enjoying most about my summer back on the east connect is reconnecting with family of whom I haven’t seen much over the past few years. This week’s dinner with grandma sent me home with […]

 

Bureaucratic Punch Line of the Week

Bureaucratic Punch Line of the Week

From a staff meeting: “Well, we’ve got to fill out all out and submit all our paperwork to show compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. So, this may take a while…” … And, to celebrate international bureaucracy, check out one of my all-time favorite photo projects from Jan Banning

 

One Month in the City

One Month in the City

…while technically, Silver Spring, MD not Washington, DC – but close enough. For the last month, I have been working for the government and learning the ropes. The work is far from glamorous. There is no window in my cubicle. However, I am learning quite a bit. I am also throughly enjoying living on my […]

 

4,000 miles

4,000 miles

Getting to DC was an adventure in and of itself. I took off from Monterey with a car full of my belongings, my boyfriend, and some camping gear to start a 10 day coast-to-coast roadtrip. It was my boyfriend’s first time camping, and my first time making such a trek without my family. First stop, […]

 

Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast

I’ve arrived. After 10 days, 13 states, and only one speeding ticket, my cross country road trip is over. Time to start the desk job. Before I share the details on my summer plans for Washington, D.C., I will of course have to share my vacation photos (preview below). Check back soon for an update […]

 
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