Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Chicago Sojourn

I’ve been in Chicago since June 19th, for an every-5-years meeting of the Sisters of Mercy, at which they set the direction for the next few years and elect leaders (who become my bosses). We’re staying at Saint Xavier University … Continue reading

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More Hiking from DC

I continue to marvel at the outdoors opportunities within an hour of the DC metropolitan area. One recent weekend I went with the local chapter of the Sierra Club to the Blue Ridge Mountains (on Saturday) and a trail along … Continue reading

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DC’s Eastern Market

I’d heard a lot about Eastern Market, but it was only when my friend Joyce was visiting that I ventured out to have a look. It’s an indoor food marketplace during the week and a large, thriving open-air market on … Continue reading

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News Junkie Heaven

My friend Joyce visited for Memorial Day Weekend, and she had one must-see on her list: the Newseum. I had heard of it but had no idea how much fun it would be until we actually went there. The Newseum … Continue reading

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