Hidden Washington, DC: Photos from 1985-1988 →
Some personal favorites: Kelly’s Midget Kitchen The Junkanoo Dining & Dancing Zanzibar Chinese-American Restaurant 60 Minute Cleaners House of Champions Boxing Gym Something called a Telephone Booth Someone called Superfly
Hanson - Mmmbop [Never fucking forget.]
Kiss me and you will see how important I am.– The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
Bill Fox - Appalachian Death Sigh
Neil Young - Harvest Moon I don’t even...
We are funny creatures. We don’t see the stars as they are, so why do we love...– Saul Bellows, Henderson the Rain King * * * Saturday was International Observe the Moon Night. I happened to observe the moon illegally from a rooftop in Dupont Circle. When I reached the top of the fire-escape ladder I froze, that pesky fear of heights. I didn’t dress for this shit, all...
Photos: A century of museum field trips →
She’s got that Philadelphia hair!– Guy on the street tonight, to his friends, about me. No idea.
Is this where we live, I thought, in this place, at this moment, with the air so...– Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
How I spent last weekend →
“Then comes the unfamiliar. The experiment. In the work’s second half, the audience will be ushered into one of three rooms and seated at a number of tables. The dancers and other local performers will serve them tea and chocolate cake. Each table will have one ‘provocateur,’ a physicist, perhaps, or an actor, [or an average Jane like me] who has been rehearsed [meh] in the...
Edith Warner ran a small tea house in Los Alamos in the 1940s when scientists like Niels Bohr and Robert Oppenheimer were up the road developing the atomic bomb. Bohr, Oppenheimer, and other scientists frequented Edith’s tea house for dinner and a slice of her famous chocolate cake. Here’s the recipe. Cake: Melt 1 ½ oz. chocolate and 3 tablespoon butter over hot water Pour over...
The vessel’s effortless gliding and unobtrusive nature allows you to...– Really, Potomac Paddlesports?