Museums, food, streets festivals, and fun miscellaneous stuff

This work week is one day shorter than usual, as we had Monday off from work because of Columbus Day. Columbus Day is a federal holiday, but not everyone had a day off – it depends on your employer. There is also an ongoing discussion of changing the name to Indigenous People’s Day instead, to …

Jatka artikkeliin Museums, food, streets festivals, and fun miscellaneous stuff

Fun fact: Mosquitoes, mosquitoes everywhere

This is the third post in the Fun fact miniseries: Details I’ve noticed and small things I’ve learned during my time in DC DC is built on a swamp. When the location of the capital was to be decided, none of the states wanted this lot of land, because of the swamp. So they gave …

Jatka artikkeliin Fun fact: Mosquitoes, mosquitoes everywhere

The Prince of Liechtenstein, John Bolton and Hillary Clinton

One of the perks of living in DC is that there are events happening all day, every day around town. This is the capital of politics, and this means interesting people both live here and travel here for numerous reasons. In the past few weeks, I’ve attended an event where John Bolton, the former National …

Jatka artikkeliin The Prince of Liechtenstein, John Bolton and Hillary Clinton