Make Gin, Drink Gin

A new distillery opened in DC recently, and it’s the only one you’ll find here. It is located a few blocks away from the new Union Market on an industrial and nearly barren street. The door is unmarked except for a wooden plank stenciled with the address, a minimalist-chic overhead light, and a doorbell marked “Ring Bell For Gin.” After ringing that bell and being ushered inside, my food adventure-seeking friends and I got a tour of New Columbia Distillers. … Continue reading

Stella’s Picnic

David’s sister gave us a great picnic cooler with all kinds of plates and utensils, so we packed it with food and a blanket, grabbed Stella puppy, and found a shady spot in the grass on the National Mall. It was one of the best days I’ve ever had in this city. Stella was elated upon our arrival at the picnic spot. She loves exploring new areas and the smells that come with them, so she immediately rubbed herself all … Continue reading

Earthly Space Adventure

I’m sure you’re aware that the space shuttle was transported on the back of a 747 to DC this week. You probably weren’t aware of the anticipation we had for weeks leading up to the event. David loves space. Both of us have had dreams of being astronauts. His dreams continue, mine were crushed when the mean mom running the Young Astronauts club at my elementary school told me that my reflexes weren’t fast enough for NASA. Well, screw her, … Continue reading