I moved to Washington, DC, in 2012 after living overseas for nine years. I had experienced the city in fragments as I traveled here frequently for work. I love how it has the feel of a large city, but it is still small enough to navigate. I love being a tourist in my own city, […]
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A visit to the George Washington Masonic Memorial is an unexpected glimpse into both the private life and the deep spiritual leanings of the father of our country. Just two minutes from the Alexandria Metro, a short drive from the capital city he helped found, the George Washington Masonic Memorial is a great stop on […]
In researching for our first-ever United States tour, Esoteric America, I discovered a forgotten fact: America has its own goddess. The name Columbia was originally used to refer to the colonies prior to the American Revolution. She was based on the explorer Columbus’s name and the principals of liberty, beauty, justice, and, well … the […]
I can honestly say that last Thursday was one of the coolest nights of my life! (Note: My geekier side may be revealed in this post.) Every year John Glenn gives a free lecture at the Air & Space Museum and this year it coincided with the 40th Anniversary of Apollo 13. The crew launched […]
Pat Nixon was the first to open up the White House gardens for tours every spring. And every First Lady since has followed suit, including Michelle Obama, who invited anyone who wanted to get up early to wait in line for free tickets, to come this weekend and see the grounds.
This weekend it was a US vs. Canada rematch! This time it wasn’t in hockey, it was in roller derby. The DC All-Stars went up against the New Skids on the Block who came all the way from Montreal. This was my first roller derby experience, so I didn’t quite know what to expect. The […]
Part of what’s great about living in a city like DC is that you never really need a car. Everything is right there for you via Metro or a short walk. But sometimes it’s just so much easier to drive to the grocery store or for a quick jaunt outside the District limits. Hence, Zipcar.