France Trip

I went to the Loire Valley, Bordeaux, San Sebastian Spain, Monte Carlo Monaco, Burgundy (Borgogne), Dijon, and Paris for a week.  Had some really great meals at Arzak in Spain, Le Chateaubriand and L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Paris. I … Continue reading

‘La Traviata’ at the National Ballet

I tried to go to the National Ballet to watch a new interpretation of La Traviata, called La Dame aux Camélias, but as is my way with getting to that theater, I never arrive on time and as a result couldn’t get a ticket or go in.  Oh well.  it looked like it would have been good…


Instead I walked around and had some tacos.


“to die of love”

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Sold a few items

I sold my bike and air conditioner to a friend at work.  It was quite a task stuffing these items in the back of the Toyota Prius I am driving for the next couple weeks too!

My new car

My new BMW X3 is being built in South Carolina and I can track the progress online. I’ll be picking it up when I get to DC.  I’m excited!

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Easter in DC

I was in DC with loved ones for Easter.  We also saw Simply Sondheim at the Signature Theatre in Arlington.  While I was in town I ordered a car, finalized my apartment, got insurance, and enjoyed the company of loved ones.