Outstanding in the Field is an annual series of events that celebrates the farmers whose hard work brings food to the table. This group travels around the country bringing their long dining table to farms, the source of ingredients. One of our favorite local farmers hosted this enchanting dinner in a pasture by the Potomac.
Anthony completed another journey around the sun, and to celebrate we took a trip through time to the Maryland Renaissance Festival for merriment, hum, and bellytimber. Also, I found another excuse to wear my wedding dress.Read more "Of Wenches, Fools, and Kings"
Our Scandinavian summer excursion rounded out with canals and cobblestones in Copenhagen, Denmark, a surprise trip to Malmö, Sweden, and an unexpected swim under the sea.Read more "Kicking it in København"
Lofoten is a Norwegian archipelago (group of islands) above the Arctic Circle known for dramatic landscapes, viking history, and fishing villages. We explored all of these features by way of a VW campervan, which turned out to be the perfect way to experience wild, wet, and wonderful Lofoten.Read more "Arctic Archipelago Adventure"
In the depths of Rock Creek Park, a somewhat-secret site hosts heaps of 200-year-old sandstone, silently growing moss.Read more "Capitol Ruins in Rock Creek Park"
Back to the backcountry, this time close by in the Shenandoah National Park wilderness area.Read more "Oh, Shenandoah"
DAMAGE REPORT: The Starship Pegasus of the Monolithic Dome Institute sustained major blasts from an Earthling ship in Italy, Texas. The main energizer was disabled immediately, window bubbles obliterated, and concrete deflector shields ultimately collapsed after holding for as long as they could. The Pegasus was destroyed.Read more "Greetings from Starship Pegasus"