Tagged with Northern Virginia

Weekly Photo Challenge: Home (and Garden)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Home (and Garden)

This week’s photo challenge is Home: “share a picture that evokes HOME for you.“ Apart from my family–the one I was born to, and the one that grew around me over the years–my home is the garden that embraces our house. When I garden, I imagine myself the Little Prince, tending his planet against the catastrophe of … Continue reading

Old Town Alexandria: Walking the “Old & Historic District”

Old Town Alexandria: Walking the “Old & Historic District”

If you find yourself in Washington, DC, with a morning or an afternoon to spare, consider crossing the sleepy Potomac into Virginia: On a warm, sunny day, a stroll through Old Town Alexandria is an engaging stroll through history–local and national. Established by Scottish merchants in 1749 and laid out with help of a 17-year-old apprentice surveyor named George Washington, … Continue reading