• DC Stuff
  • Theater – King Charles III

    I have always been an Anglophile, and from my mother, part of that was a fascination with the British Royals.  We watched Diana’s funeral (I fell asleep) and William and Kate’s wedding (I took the day off work and barely slept the night before).  Meeting and dating an Englishman of my very own feels like […]

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  • Theater – Wicked

    I am a very lucky girl.  Ever since I was little, my parents have been taking me out to cultural events – concerts, plays, musicals, etc.  I remember the year that my dad got tickets for all of us to see Phantom of the Opera at the Kennedy Center back when I was a little […]

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  • Theater – The Secret Garden

    Apparently part of the theme for this week is adaptations of things that I loved as a child.  And today we’re going to talk about the musical version of The Secret Garden that is currently playing at the Shakespeare Theater.  I didn’t know that there was a musical version, but it turns out that it was […]

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  • Travel – Montreal

    Late in the summer/early in the fall, the Boy and I started looking around to where we might go for our “long holiday weekend travelling” in the fall.  One place we’d talked about for a while was going up to Canada – so close, and still technically foreign!  And with the Veteran’s Day weekend providing […]