• entertainment
  • Events – Royal Wedding

    I am slightly obsessed with the British royal family.  Not like, following the z-list members all the time, knowing EVERYONE’S name and place in line for the throne obsessed, but for the central figures – yeah, sure.  I follow the Kensington Palace instagram account, and for the last couple years have eagerly followed news whenever […]

  • DC Stuff
  • Theater – Hamlet

    When you think about the great works of theater of all time, if you haven’t included Hamlet on your list, you’re probably not putting your list together very well.  And it seems that every high schooler in America (and probably in England as well) is made to study the show.  Unfortunately for me, that wasn’t […]

  • events
  • Event – Virginia State Fair

    State fairs feel like such uniquely AMERICAN things.  The initial idea of gathering agricultural and livestock displays isn’t unique to the US, but what it has become in the years since it started seems unlike anything that happens elsewhere in the world.  My main experience with state fairs has been with the New York State Fair […]