Day 10: Paris in DC

If you Google the most Parisian cities in the world you'll find that DC is at the top of the list. It shouldn't be too surprising considering that DC was designed by a Parisian-born Frenchman Pierre "Peter" Charles L'Enfant. With diagonal streets, a relatively flat layout, and one large pointed monument as the centerpiece for the… Continue reading Day 10: Paris in DC

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Day 8: Real Climbers Now?

For the second time in the past month, Kev and I introduced someone to our world of climbing. Lately, climbing as become much more prominent in our lives. While we do a lot of things, and we do a lot of different things, our biggest grounder and place of unity is at the rock gym.… Continue reading Day 8: Real Climbers Now?

Day 7: Korean BBQ

A little outside of DC, but definitely a staple for the locals, HoneyPig has been in the area for more than 10 years. In that time it's gained a cult-like following that up until this Friday did not include me. Kev and I were joined by my two best friends and their boyfriends. Together we… Continue reading Day 7: Korean BBQ

Day 6: Morning Brainstorming

Today it is incredibly rainy and stormy all throughout DC. The forecast is calling for everything to stop around 5pm, which is when I leave for work. So exploring DC today would either be soggy or virtual. I grabbed a latte from my all time favorite coffee, Bread Furst, and snuggled up at home with… Continue reading Day 6: Morning Brainstorming

Day 5: Starting Small at the Mall

Today Kevin, myself, and two of our friends went down to the Tidal Basin to explore the cherry blossoms that always bloom around this time of year. With the random heat waves, followed by frost, we weren't too optimistic about how the blossoms would look. They were a little pitiful, but we, Washingtonians, have been… Continue reading Day 5: Starting Small at the Mall

Day 4: What To Work On…

Jumping in on Day 5. I only finally picked up my April project today. I usually spend my time in DC lamenting over not being in NYC, planning trips out of the city, or cycling between the same three coffee shops. April is about mixing things up and changing how I look at the city… Continue reading Day 4: What To Work On…