Tag Archives: Eastern Market

Making new, celebrating old.

“You know, humans are weird. I’m here, in a city, carrying a tree from outside, so I can take it inside. All because 2000 years ago, God was born. And the weirdest part of that is totally not me or … Continue reading

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Stephen & Leslie

When we did our pre-marital counseling last spring, our mentor couple told us that we would be lucky to find “couple friends,” you know, friends where we both like both of them equally. James and I feel so blessed that … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: Capitol Hill Books

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person of a certain book love must be in want of more books. It is another truth that sometimes two of the aforementioned people will marry each other and have to buy … Continue reading

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Eastern Market Saturday

Last weekend Zach and his girlfriend came up from Charlottesville to visit. I really love visitors, because it means that I can ignore school work for a little while and wander around our neighborhood loving it. But I should confess… … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

So apparently Valentine’s Day in DC is an excuse for all the restaurant’s to rip you off by removing their normal menu and replacing it with a “prix fixe” menu. Hey DC… this is America. Just call it “fixed price” … 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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A little Christmas tree.

Last weekend James and I went to buy a Christmas tree– our first Christmas tree together.Obviously, getting a tree in Eastern Market is the yuppiest thing ever. We were fully aware that we were paying for the atmosphere, and not … Continue reading

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This weekend.

This weekend.It was one of those weekends where, by the end of it, you feel so full of friends, and good food, and happiness, that you might burst. You also feel so sick because you ate your way through breakfast … Continue reading

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August is over.

I have conflicting emotions about August. I kind of hate it, because by this point summer is so hot that you stick to everything you sit on and the humidity settles around you like a constant blanket of ick. I’m … Continue reading

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Weekends-are-for-fun: Ted’s Bulletin

This past Saturday, James and I enjoyed a deliciously rainy day where we slept in, went out for brunch, went for a long walk in the drizzle, spent a couple hours awhile watching old opening them songs to tv shows … Continue reading

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