New Orleans and Jazz Fest

I was in Nawlins for the first weekend of Jazz Fest as well as the week before, for a work thing. I really wanted to buy one of the plethora of masks I saw everywhere but I had no room in my suitcase. I did the obligatory walk down Bourbon Street but left feeling a … Continue reading New Orleans and Jazz Fest

Tourist for a Week

I started a new job a couple of weeks ago but before I did, I had a few days off in between. So, I decided to explore this great city I live in! I made a little slide show/map of my trip with a new web app, Tripographer. And I get to embed it in my … Continue reading Tourist for a Week

I <3 Aruba

I had the privilege of visiting Aruba last week for their annual Carnival. I have to admit, it was pretty great to be sitting in the sun while hearing about the snow on the east coast. Day 1: Five of our group of eight arrived on Wednesday. It was great to step out of the … Continue reading I <3 Aruba

Out of Office

...because I'll be in ARUBA!!! From February 6 - 11, myself and several friends are going to Aruba for their annual Carnival. Some itinerary items include: Wind surfing Late night lighting parade All day tour of the island in a Jeep 4am 'Pajama Parade'...yup, it's exactly what it sounds like - a parade in your … Continue reading Out of Office

Pedestrians, Tourist & Tolerance

Ahh, the joys of living in a city perpetually overrun by tourist. It's the price I pay for getting to live in an amazing city like DC. I immediately fell in love with these Pedestrian Penalty Cards after reading an article with the various cards displayed. Each offense is given a number of severity, conceivably with … Continue reading Pedestrians, Tourist & Tolerance