Tagged: Seasonal

Family Visit

I meant to do this post last week, but here it goes. For the first time since 1996, my two siblings, myself, and our father, all gathered together at the same place at the...

Windmills, Pancake Houses, and Taverns

I visited Colonial Williamsburg this weekend with a friend. The single most surprising thing I discovered there was that the entire town appeared overrun by pancake houses. Seriously! Every other block there was another...

Snowed In

Today, snow is falling across the Washington metropolitan area. Living just west of I-95, I appear to have been spared the worst of the wanna-be blizzard, but I still had at least 5 inches...

Snow in DC!

We finally get some decent snow in the DC area today. Accumulation expected anywhere between 2-5 inches by late tonight. Too bad I have the day off tomorrow anyway, otherwise I might get a...

Winter Weather Madness

So, last week I was started to get the sniffles again as the temperature dropped into the teens. Made my whole Christmas Week rather miserable, aside from the presents and calls from family. And...

The Hot Weeks of Summer

Have I ever said I hate the summer? The heat, the humidity, the bright sun, and all the friggin’ tourists mulling about like they’ve all had lobotomies. In fact, I moved up from Florida...

Summer Colds Suck

So, it started off as an occassional cough on Tuesday. By Thursday it was a sore throat and frequent coughing (like once every 2 minutes). By Saturday, luckily, most of the coughing was gone...

Remembering 9/11

It is a sad commentary on where we are as a nation that, on the sixth anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, the mastermind behind it all, Osama bin Laden, still hasn’t been caught...