• Seven Days Til April (Seriously?)

    March 25, 2013, Washington, DC: DC’s first snow of the winter arrived this morning just in time to coincide with spring break and the National Cherry Blossom Festival. (The blossoms are a little late to the party.) It’s fairly amazing to think how warm and in bloom the city was last year at this time, more

    Continue Reading
  • Miles from Monday: Hunkering Down

    October 29, 2012, Washington, DC: Suffice it to say this is no typical Monday. Already laundry is in the dryer and chili is on the stove. Crossword complete. Floors vacuumed. Leftovers gone. Nearly nap time. Hurricane Sandy is approaching my East Coast hometowns, and she’s making a longwinded entrance. Southport is evacuated. Wall Street and the

    Continue Reading
  • Remember That Winter?

    January 27, 2012, Washington, DC: It’ll turn on you without warning, the weather down here in the Mid-Atlantic. A morning like today’s — windows down… the temperature a balmy 61 degrees and rising… dark, severe, layer cake clouds luring you out for a long, warm morning run — and it’s impossible to remember what January is

    Continue Reading