Monthly Archives: January 2013

Why I love DC: Batter Bowl Bakery

It seems like most people are a little ashamed to love DC. Politicians bash it, as affiliation with this city is seen as weakness, or being disconnected from the nation. The country views it as a place outside of reality, … Continue reading

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We weren’t made to starve in fig trees.

Remember how I’m a commitaphobe? Well this semester has been especially painful for my indecisive self because this is the last semester of my MA which means… picking a thesis topic. Even though I selected the extra class/ shorter thesis … Continue reading

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Face-plant Monday.

Hi all, it’s Monday. Woke up to a bunch of ice and UMD has a delay… that ends just in time for the one class I have to teach so out into the cold I go. But I kind of … Continue reading

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Just a guy talking about The Bachelor.

Confession: I often get sucked in to watching The Bachelor. Before the judgement starts falling, let me say that I realize it is a total pageant of lies and drama, but there is something so impossibly fascinating about the falsehood of … Continue reading

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The enchantment of the first snow.

In DC we woke up this morning to about an inch of snow. Now I know that Bill Watterson said that “an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents at the lottery.” But that still counts as winning, right? … Continue reading

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Inauguration

James got us sweet tickets for the Inauguration on Monday. It was freezing, but once I wore an extra pair of gloves on my feet it wasn’t so bad. Actually, it was so bad, but eventually we lost all feeling … Continue reading

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Last Saturday.

January Saturdays have taken on a delightfully lazy quality that sometimes means still being in bed in the afternoon watching Parenthood and eating under the covers. I can’t complain. But this past Saturday we were reminded of why we love … Continue reading

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Gathering moments six months in

It’s been six months already.  Over Christmas break, my friend Rachel passed on some pictures that she took the week of the wedding. Now, we have 600+ stunning photos from our actual photographer that we love so we really don’t … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with Downton Abbey

This is really a great time for TV. It’s cold, which makes me want to stay inside and watch it, plus we have all the award shows to add a little flare when we get stuck with reruns.  Admittedly, I … Continue reading

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Right now I’m loving…

It’s cold, and dreary, and the weather doesn’t even have the good sense to stay consistent or give us a gold old fashioned now-you-can-stay-inside-all-week snowstorm. But despite this, there are a lot of things that are making me pretty happy … Continue reading

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