Hannah at the Hirshhorn

Yesterday and today have been all about art. We've explored the National Museum of African Art, the Renwick Gallery, the Hirshhorn (my personal favorite) and, today, the National Gallery of Art and its East Building. Below are some of our favorite photos and exhibits. We began at the Renwick Gallery, a small museum right next …

Sarah and Hannah Take DC

After our family reunion in Connecticut, my mom flew back to Texas and my little sister Hannah took the bus down to DC with me. The plan is to look at some colleges, but I also want to have some fun and show her what independence in a big city looks like. (Hannah's sitting next …

Reconnecting in Connecticut

This weekend involved a lot of travel, as my mom's extended family converged in Connecticut for our semi-annual family reunion. We've lived all across the country - in California, Colorado, Texas, Seattle, Brooklyn - and over the past few years, the location of our reunion has changed, but we try to meet up at least …