Birthnight Ball

Last night was the Birthnight Ball at Gadsby’s Tavern celebrating George Washington’s birthday. It was really fun despite the fact that our whole party couldn’t be there due to illness and weather. I wore a new dress which I’ll blog about separately! Here are some pictures from the night! We had dinner at the Warehouse Bar and Grill. The food … Continue Reading →


What I’ve Been Up to – January

On the way to lunch we were in back of this. Alex said that years of Grand Theft Auto had prepared him for this moment. A beautiful sunset from the roof: Snow! Got to use my severed Wampa arm ice scraper: So Koji posted this picture of Joe at AAS on Facebook: I commented on it, and Joe said “Oh … Continue Reading →


Not suspicious at all…

So yesterday there was an email virus that went around work.  Nearly all of us got a message with subject like “Company repor” – no “t.” And the email said something like “Here are company document.” and had a zipped file attached. Not suspicious at all, right? But clearly people had clicked on it – because it seemed to be … Continue Reading →


2014 picture Year in Review, part 2

In part 2, we pick up in… June. We had a picnic and a house tour of Riversdale House: I met Neil deGrasse Tyson when he visited work: I worked my ass off organizing this NASA Social – it went swimmingly! And I got a selfie with my Nobel Laureate friend John: My friend Beth and I got to go … Continue Reading →


Fleetwood Mac Concert

So Doug and I saw Fleetwood Mac at the Verizon Center last Friday. I’d never seen them before but with Christime McVie touring again, I really wanted to see them! And when they added a second DC show (I couldn’t make the first), I splurged on good tickets. We ended up in Row V on the aisle, which ended up … Continue Reading →