Category Archive: DC

Sunset in LeDroit Park

Last month I took this photo, at 5:01pm, at the corner of 5th St and T St, NW, in my neighborhood in DC, LeDroit Park. I finally worked on a few watercolors of… Continue reading

DC Club Cocktail

Happy Friday to you! Here’s a little cocktail I concocted, using Green Hat gin, from the DC-based distillery New Columbia Distillers. I think I created this drink last December or January, and the… Continue reading

fat on honey

 A collage etegami… I wasn’t happy with the words I original painted, so I saved the flower (of course you may recognize the flower from a previous post). Later I found this lovely… Continue reading

Learn etegami with me! 11/19/2014 at DC Public Library!

I am teaching an etegami class at DC Public Library this week — Wednesday, 11/19/2014, 7pm, at the Mount Pleasant Branch. Come! Tell your friends! The motto of etegami is “Clumsy is good,”… Continue reading

Sauteed Cauliflower with Dill

  This recipe I just made up, based on a great item on the menu of Bistro Bohem, a Czech place in my neighborhood. I have tried to find an “official” recipe for… Continue reading

Sad cherry trees

Cherry blossoms in DC are scarce. A long cold winter seems to have scared them off. I did find a few this last week on daily walks to and from work, and I… Continue reading

Put a sun in Sunday, Sunday!

  It’s March 30th, in Washington, DC, Sunday. And it’s raining and sleeting. This really isn’t like you, DC, but if it means we’ll have a milder than usual summer this year, I’m good… Continue reading

Gentle Brute

I walk or run or bike to and from work practically everyday. My route takes me from my neighborhood in DC, LeDroit, through downtown, to the National Mall, near George Washington University. It’s… Continue reading

I want to ride my bicycle!

Bicycle model courtesy of Capital Bikeshare, Washington DC Words courtesy of Queen, of course There will be no bicycling today, as DC is having a snow day. Currently huddled up at Kafe Bohem,… Continue reading

Take all the garden spills

A couple of lotus blossoms, from a photo a friend posted from his visit to Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens here in Washington DC — check out their Flickr stream here for photos… Continue reading