Category Archives: Other Stuff

aPACOlypto 12-21-12 (and his friend the kitty)

Paco’s prepared… Related articles New Moon December 2012: Gateway to 12.21.12 – Anna Chapman ( 12/12/12 (

Georgetown Library Book Sale: My Haul

Washington DC, November 19, 2012- Last saturday my mom and I went to the Georgetown Library book sale.  We went early, but it was still pretty crowded and most of the good books were gone.  However, i think I did pretty well, considering I spent $84 total, and two of the books were $55 (one […]

Review: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

From my column at the Washington Times Communities WASHINGTON DC, November 16, 2012- After waiting for a month to get my back-ordered Kindle Paperwhite and using it every day for two weeks, I can honestly say that this is Amazon’s best Kindle yet. I read a lot.  From fiction, to magazines, to biographies, I love to […]

The Shoes at the High Heel Race

Last week, DC hosted its 26th annual High Heel Race.  Here are some pictures of- what else? the shoes: Related articles Go Girl! DC’s High Heel Race ( Why I don’t wear high heels (or spend hours on my make-up) ( High Heels Are Not an Everyday Shoe ( Weekend Observations: Will this Addiction Ever […]

We Thought We Were Spared Sandy’s Wrath…

Apparently not. Last night, as Hurricane Sandy passed DC and we went to bed, I gave a sigh of relief that nothing had happened to our old house and that we were all safe.  I had heard a rip and a crash around 10 pm, but I thought it had been part of an old […]