Tag Archives: Washington

Taking Things for Granted

  Living in the Washington, DC area can really spoil you. There are always plenty of things to do that are free, all thanks to the Smithsonian.  Briefly, the Smithsonian is a collection of museums and research centers administered by … Continue reading

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Police Officers Memorial Week

President John F. Kennedy by proclamation declared May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day.  Peace Officers Memorial Day, a day set aside to dedicate and honor those peace officers at the federal, state, and local/municipal level “in recognition of the … Continue reading

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Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets If I made a list of my top five DC-area restaurants, Busboys and Poets would certainly make the list. It’s an artsy gathering place owned by restaurateur Andy Shallal, an Iraqi-American businessman in the Washington, DC area. … Continue reading

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Wretched American News Media

  I am often reminded of the reasons why I dislike news media outlets. A current event provides me the perfect example. Two and a half months ago, when the government was looming, there was a lot of hoopla surrounding … Continue reading

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Book Review – Birth of a Dark Nation: Volume I

Birth of a Dark Nation Nation by Rashid Darden is a charming novel about vampires of African descent who travelled to the United States during the transatlantic slave trade. The plot follows the life, love, and adventures of its chief … Continue reading

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