locals make the best tour guides

I owe a big thanks to my brother for playing tour guide while we were in DC last week. If not for Danny, I wouldn’t know such valuable things as: “This is where Monica Lewinsky was deposed.” “This statue made so many people angry that the compromise was to place it outside the memorial.” “That’s […]

BlogHer DC 2008

Sunday – After what shall forever be known as the week of a zillion hysterical Tweets, Sarah, Missy and I piled into a Saturn VUE and drove from Knoxville to DC. Okay, we drove to Bethesda, but that’s like DC’s version of Farragut. Actually, the only thing Farragut and Bethesda have in common is that […]

Sarah says:

Danny: “What is at the top of your must-see list?” Me: “Since we don’t have much time, we’re thinking the National Mall.” Sarah: “Oh! Is that the mall with three floors of shops?”

hoodie > sweater

Me: “Sarah, do you have a sweater for DC?” Sarah: “Ew. Sweaters are for old people.” Me: “I meant a pullover sweater, not a button up sweater.” Sarah: “Ugh. That is so gross.” I am going to look old and gross at BlogHer. Sarah is going to look cold. I’m not sure which is worse.

doing something for me

I have wanted to attend BlogHer since the very first gathering in 2005. Every year it rolled around and I came up with dozens of reasons not to go. Because I want to just isn’t a good reason to do something. Except, I still want to go. If I keep waiting for it to be […]