Speaking of Spokane

We bookended our trip to Glacier National Park sojourning in Spokane. It was a great excuse to see some of Anthony’s family: Peter, Joy and Meg Gilbert. They were so gracious to host us for an evening after our long flight from the East Coast and provided us with one of the best meals of […]

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White House Garden Tour

   Anthony scored free tickets to the biannual White House Garden Tour, an event where the public is allowed inside the security gates and onto the presidential pathways around the South Lawn. It was also an excuse to wear my wedding dress again. There’s no dress code, and some people were in t-shirts, but I […]

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Wonder at Renwick

The Renwick Gallery’s “Wonder” exhibit has since faded from this Smithsonian location, but still worth sharing a year later. This immersive series of sculptures was one of the coolest exhibits I’ve experienced.

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Snowzilla 2016 was the biggest snowfall I have personally witnessed. It started Friday around noon and snowed for more than 36 hours straight. I took some amateur time-lapse photography, and there was a lot of shoveling.

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